Tag: cooking

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Buy Organic
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Why Buy Organic? Part 3: Top Reasons to Consider Buying Organic Meats and Poultry

Whether organically grown meat and poultry is a healthier choice for home consumers is a complex and controversial subject. There is no question that organically grown livestock and poultry can be healthier for the environment. The farming practices employed by farmers who grow … read more

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BBQ Pork Ribs with Spinach Bean Salad

Easy and Fast Recipes Using a Pressure Cooker

The once-lowly and maligned pressure cooker is making a comeback. This relic of our grandparents’ kitchen is not only improved and safer than ever before, but it saves time, creates more flavor and conserves energy. Cookbook author and cooking teacher Laura Pazzaglia wasn’t … read more

The Chef’s Favorites

What are your favorite restaurants? We asked eight...

Joe Benish Chef, Manor House Restaurant Pleasant Beach Village, Bainbridge Island On your nights off, do you stay in? If so, do you cook, does someone else in the family cook or do you go out? On my nights off, I sleep! What … read more

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cheesy taco wings

Recipes for the Big Game

When hosting a game-day party, you’d think the focus would be on the score or the award-winning commercials, but it’s actually a great reason to indulge in flavor-filled bites. When the big day rolls around, let your guests obsess over the game while … read more

Garden to Glass

From Garden to Glass — and a Spoonful of Sugar

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. So goes the famous song, “A Spoonful of Sugar,” sung by Julie Andrews in the classic Disney movie “Mary Poppins.” Not intended to be about liqueur; however, the song hints to why liqueur … read more

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Sweet potato fries
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Sweet Potatoes

Is it a sweet potato or a yam? Much confusion abounds as to whether they are the same thing or not, and what, if anything, is the difference. Unless you visit an ethnic-foods market that imports vegetables from Africa, it is doubtful that … read more

A holiday is always a good excuse for a party.

Time to Throw a Party

You are invited! Please join us as WestSound Home and Garden takes a look at the joys and challenges of entertaining. With a bit of preplanning and some sage advice from our entertaining experts, throwing a party can be as much fun for … read more

Pyrex

Grandma’s Pyrex Bowls

The subject of product analysis is a slow page-turner, but mention grandma’s mixing bowls, and eyes widen. Today, mention Pyrex and eyes get even wider, as recent articles have stunned people with the announcement that old Pyrex is like gold. Yes, Pyrex has … read more

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