Monthly Archives: April 2013

Poutine Files: Little Tap House and Blue Rooster Food Co.

Do you want the good news first or the bad news? I like to end on a happy note, so we’ll have to start, unfortunately, at Little Tap House. My first look at LTH was promising – but the poutine … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Eating Brooklyn

I went to New York last weekend to visit Original Roomie A. (who we remembered guest posted this scathing review of the food at Bubble Tea in the Old Port), and we ate our way through Brooklyn.  When I visit A., … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Pesto Quinoa

I wish I always had a healthy lunch. One with lots of vegetables, that’s low-carb, and helps me avoid the 2:30PM crash that leaves me staring slack-jawed at my computer screen.  My lunch reality is a little removed from that. … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Beef Jerky

While I was teaching a canning class recently, I was discussing the upcoming drying class with some class participants who were also coming to the drying workshop. One said, are you going to talk about making jerky? I said, …yes… why … Continue reading

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