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Ona J Bass

Ona J Bass

Ona Jo Bass grew up on a small farm in the middle of the United States. Food and farming are two things that go together. She learned how to harvest food and prepare simple meals from scratch. As a young woman, she discovered that you can’t always walk out the back door and pick a meal. Cooking from scratch helped stretch her budget and, after a few mistakes, she learned how to make tasty food from basic ingredients from the grocery store.

Cooking With Capers

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What Are Capers?

Capers food grade, is the early morning flower buds from the capparis spinosa, commonly known as the flinders rose. It grows wild throughout the Mediterranean Sea area and up into Spain, as well was as eastward to the Himalayas. The flinders rose also puts on tiny berries and the leaves are also used in salads. 

How to Tell if Bacon is Bad & How Long Can You Keep Cooked Bacon

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When you open your refrigerator, looking for a snack, you might wonder how long does cooked bacon last? That is a good question, especially if you are storing cooked bacon in your fridge. Bacon is usually chock full of preservatives, but that still doesn’t mean it will keep forever, so when you ask yourself how long can you keep cooked bacon, you are asking an important question.

Calamari Squid Steaks Recipe

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Squid steak might or might not sound like the perfect dish for you, but if someone mentions calamari steak, you might be grabbing your gear to go to the restaurant. They are, of course, nearly the same thing. Or, to put it more correctly, calamari is a particular kind of squid prepared in a special way. 

Spicy Nacho Cheese Recipe, the Changeable Feast

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Mmmmm, spicy nacho cheese sauce over crunchy tortilla chips and topped with green onions, peppers and chopped tomato bits. My very favorite comfort food, perfect for watching television, for entertaining guests, and for distracting a crowd of children. In fact, it is hard to think of a time or occasion where it isn’t a delicious treat.

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