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Stop Eating Deli Meat!

For years I thought I was eating healthy when I would purchase 30 pounds of my local Ralph’s deli meat. Okay, maybe 30 pounds is a little exaggeration. 204 more words

Ribboned Deli Meat, Reading Terminal Market, and Family

I am lazy when it comes to food. The process of driving to the store, buying ingredients, taking the groceries home, putting produce in cabinets, heating up a stove, looking up a recipe, following the recipe, preparing the meal, cooking the meal, waiting and then serving it on a plate, is nine steps too many for me. 908 more words

How to Fluff Up a Sandwich

All restaurants like to save money. It doesn’t matter how big, how successful, how generous the establishment is–every place has its tricks. Ever wonder why sandwiches look so tall and luscious? 216 more words


Melrose Market on Wuss-out Wednesday

I was supposed to buy milk after work today.  The plan was to go to a convenience store that has a Milk Club; you buy 10 half-gallons and get one free or some such nonsense.  556 more words


Trader Joe's Uncured Sliced Pastrami

Trader Joe’s All Natural Uncured Sliced Pastrami is not preserved, you must keep it refrigerated below 40ºF at all times, according to the front of the box.   177 more words

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French Party Platter - Charcuterie 101

You’ve invited some friends over for an informal gathering and you want to offer your guests something to soak up the wine/cocktails with (because you’re a gracious host and always put out some food be it the tasty but predictable dips, cheese and coldcuts platter… 2,093 more words

Grown-Up, Dressed Up Cheese Plate

Some nights, I want to feel fancy. Not the dress-up, night on the town kind of fancy, either. No. I want the “come home after work, put on your favorite drama, and pop open a bottle of wine and a block of cheese” type of fancy. 261 more words