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    I just can’t help myself when it comes to kitchen stores, I have to go in and look.  I don’t always buy anything, in fact, I rarely do.  I’m not talking about those pro-shops, aka Restaurant Supply Stores, I mean places for the everyday Home Cook. Good tools make a good cook, right? Recently...
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    America has lost its way when it comes to purchasing food. We can walk into virtually any supermarket or megamart and purchase just about any food we desire regardless of the season. Our modern transportation system allows us to ship fresh foods from all over the world to be delivered, for our...
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    Cooking fish perfectly is an easy thing to do. This, you may say, is somewhat presumptuous coming from a professional cook, but it's true-cooking fish is simple, and its preparation should reflect this. In fact, in most cases the simplest preparations are usually the best. Overly complicated and...
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    When did this happen, I muttered to myself as I stood clutching the handle of a shopping cart. A woman standing next to me gave me an odd look and pushed her squeaking cart around the next isle. I was staring at lawn chairs in the biggest supermarket I've ever been in. I'm not that nave. I know...
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    Brown, White, Pink, Tiger, Shell-on, Prawns, peeled and deveined (P&D), IQF and block are all terms to describe shrimp. These, terms and brands, are used and misused in search of good quality shrimp. But before you get into the shrimp descriptors you have to start at the origin to fully...
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    Soft-shell crabs are one of America's favorite seafood delicacies. While all crabs shed their shells to grow, only a few species of crab can actually be eaten in this form. The Blue Crab is the only commercially available soft-shell product. The scientific name, callinectes sapidusis, is derived...
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    Just Ask Why Chef Jon Campbell was faced with the biggest opportunity of his career. The chance to operate the city's most prestigious restaurant. Well recognized as the place where kings of industry meet, where the elite hold their soirees, this all is going to be Chef Jon's. The restaurant's...
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    Buying fresh fish has never been easier. Restaurants commonly have a fish selection while more and more grocery stores are providing fresh fish counters. Finding fresh fish is not the problem. The problem is finding good quality fresh fish. For restaurants and retail stores "what sells" does not...
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