The Chef Home Brews Beer

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  Several years ago my gal bought me a Mr Beer Home Brewing Kit. I made some beer with that kit and it actually tasted like beer and I decided I wanted to master brewing beer at home. Well in my phat headed way I was saying I will study how great beer is made.

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Homemade Pudding

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When I was a younger ….hmmmmm…much younger guy. My mom made fresh pudding regularly enough to make me rethink pudding as of today. I used to make it for my waite staff when I played the role of institutional chef. I made the staff all types of different pudding. I know they appreciated it when I

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Stuffed Cabbage again

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I had this yearning for one more visit to the stuffed cabbage (Golumpki’s see my recipe in this blog) meal item before the season moves into summer. I just love that soft shelled cabbage wrapped meat texture and this time I used a crock pot technique versus oven baking. My result was a nice deep

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Boston Baked Beans

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The Boston Baked Bean is a traditional sweet bean dish that is a common side dish at BBQs and picnics. I do love the fatty, sweet rich flavor and have often made a meal of just the Boston Baked Beans at a gathering. I am offering you this traditional recipe to add to your growing

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Mustard Potato Salad

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Potato salad is one of those standard picnic dishes that just never goes out of style. I am a fan of several mayonnaise type potato salads and the one I find myself making over and over is a mustard mayonnaise type. Let’s make potato salad. There are several good potatoes to use for a potato

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Macaroni Salad

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Here is an interesting area in life. Pasta salads come in hundreds of combinations. You can almost go nuts here….since almost any salad item can be paired with certain pastas. I think we should spend some time looking into this area. Let’s make all different types of pasta salad and see if our loved ones

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Bean Salad

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Spring is upon my area and I just want some tasty and refreshing salads. I really do like a nice three or four bean salad. A three bean salad is a great side to almost any off the grill menu and it keeps well in the refrigerator. Let’s make some bean salad. 1 cup fresh green

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