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How to cook mussels ‘a la minute’

In a professional kitchen, the French saying a la minute (pronounced ma-newt), means “to the minute”.  It refers to dishes that are cooked quickly for the guest once they are ordered – and not a moment sooner.  This approach also comes in handy when your family is pacing about waiting for dinner.  But the trick […]

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What Popeye didn’t know about spinach

The truth about spinach is the bitter green is downright great for you. Loads of iron, calcium, vitamin K (hard to come by in the winter), folate (for healthy babies) and to top it all off omega-3 fatty acids.  This you may know. But what isn’t common knowledge is the ingredient you need to eat […]

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