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Ava-Scuse Me?

If you would have asked me ten years ago what an avocado was I probably would have said, “uhhh isn’t that the same thing as guacamole?” Now everyone knows what an avocado is and there is a lot of hype about avocados being a superfood. 465 more words


Apothecary Cabinet

The many drawers
of an exquisite
apothecary cabinet
catch my eye.
Lustrous brownish-black
wood with a hint of purple,
appears to glow
from within.

Strong straight wood grain… 229 more words


Turning Wood Into Art

Wood Turning, by local woodturner David Smith

These lovely and unusual wood turned items are all made by David Smith. There’s a mortar and pestle that’s just beautiful. 53 more words

The Howff

Miami Peppercorn Mortar and Pestle Marinade

My husband and I relocated to Miami Beach a little less than two weeks ago for a job he accepted, and from our previous visits, we knew where we were moving to — a strip of land enriched with an amount of culture that would force us to constantly remind ourselves we were still on U.S. 461 more words

Recipe Posts

Ceramic Pestle and Mortar for the Perfect Chef

For the crushing and grinding of herbs and spices in the traditional manner, there is nothing better than ceramic pestles and mortars, the most iconic kitchen tool used by professional chefs across the world to extract the real flavor of spices. 307 more words

Take Away Five Whites

  The first line of the receipt (recipe), To make a Tansie the best way, is Take 20 eggs, and take away five whites… 34 more words

Culinary History