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How To Brine A Chicken

Posted by on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Formerchef.com

Preparing the Chicken:
Place the raw chicken in a clean sink and remove anything inside the cavity (neck, giblets, liver, etc.). Thoroughly rinse the chicken in cold water. At this point, if you choose not to brine the chicken skip to the "How to Roast a Chicken" step.
Citrus Brine Recipe
120 oz (15 cups) water
6 oz (wt) kosher salt
1 oz (wt) brown sugar
1 lemon
1 orange
1 grapefruit
2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 bay leaf
1 tsp black peppercorns
2 tsp juniper berries
4 cloves of g...

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How To Use Dried Hot Peppers

Posted by Chuck Murray on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Recipes 




This month’s basket contains local, dried Cayenne hot chile peppers.


Cut the top off of each chile to remove the stem. Then, cut a slit down the side of the chile to split it open. The majority 
of the seeds will shake right out. Use your fingers or a spoon to scrape any additional seeds off and pull off any dried veins. After discarding the seeds, place the chiles on a medium/hot griddle and roast them for 3-4 minutes. Turn them often to prevent burning.


After roasting the chiles, place them ...
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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


Cost SAVINGS Of Eating Organic vs. Processed Foods

The Truth About Eggs - What store bought egg labels really mean

An interesting article about Skim Milk

Attention Allergy Sufferers (Could it be Soy?)

How corporations put the spin on food
Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

Ever wonder where your milk is from? Type in the code on your milk carton or other dairy product.

Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



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