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Wish I Knew: How Easy It Is to Make Homemade Limoncello (Yes, It’s Legal)

June 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments

By JIM FURCI Special to JanNorris.com This week marked 40 days – the halfway point – for a limoncello I have had macerating in a dark cabinet. The macerating was step one in the simple, two-step process. Macerating allow sthe alcohol to extract as many oils and as much color from the lemon peels packed […]

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Tags: Recipes · Recipes: What's Cooking! · Sips: Drinkables · Spirits · Wish I Knew

Wish I Knew – Eggplants Have a Sex, or Do They? Bake Slowly Either Way

June 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Biologists question the idea that there are female and male eggplant fruits. Yet it’s proven that those with more seeds are more bitter. And there seems to be an obvious way to tell which has more seeds. So maybe we need to tap some cooking biologists. To figure out which is which – look at […]

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Tags: Vegetarian · Wish I Knew

Wish I Knew: What’s Cookin’ Provides a Guide to Smoked Salmon

December 29th, 2011 · No Comments

I can’t afford taste tests like the one at the offices of What’s Cookin’. But I appreciate their work, so here’s the link to their story on smoked salmon and its many variations.

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