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It takes thirty gallons of sap to make one gallon of syrup

From Tree to Pancake – Let’s go Maple Sugaring

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Building A Better BLT Sandwich

Most cookbooks skip right over the BLT sandwich, which in my opinion is an oversight because while a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich may seem simple, getting it right requires some know how.

 

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OXO Good Grips Adjustable Measuring Cup

If you like to cook or bake with thick, sticky ingredients like honey, molasses, or peanut butter having an adjustable ...
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Have a little fun with your drinks with these skull ice cubes.  This ice cube mold makes four giant cubes ...
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It's time to defend your kitchen with a Spartan knife block.  Made to resemble a Spartan warrior this unique knife block ...
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