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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.

Easy Paleo Side Dish Recipes

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Paleo diet side dishes are essential if you plan to be able to stick with your paleo diet plan. The idea behind the paleo diet is that our ancestors, who ate whatever they could find or catch, were not fat. The diet of paleolithic humans would have had minimal processing and have been limited on the types of additives and preservatives that might have been added to the food.

Tasty Home-Baked Low Sodium Biscuits

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Making low sodium biscuits is about more than just leaving out the salt. Finding salt-free biscuits or salt-free cookies recipes can be a challenge. One of the tough things about controlling blood pressure with diet is cutting back on sodium chloride, commonly known as table salt. Sodium chloride is a primary ingredient in sea salt, too, so in spite of the trace minerals and other goodies that might be in sea salt, it still has that basic salty flavor and affect going on. 

Who is the Chef de Cuisine?

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The chef cuisinier or chef de cuisine is the chef in charge of the entire kitchen. That might not mean a lot in a small establishment where the chef de cuisine might be the owner or a location manager where he or she takes on a lot of different jobs. 

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