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Honeycrisps are back!

Honeycrisps are back!
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0 The best apple in the whole world is back for the season… the HONEYCRISP. I spotted it at the Alexandria Farmer’s Market this past Saturday sold by a West Virginian farmer. I’ve already eaten all the ones I bought for myself, so I’m hoping that I can score some more at the Whole Foods.
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Full Disclosure

Posted in : news on by : Dave

0 According the the US Federal Trade Commission, effective Dec. 2009, all bloggers have to disclose any connection they might have to producers of products that they review. I just wanted to reiterate my policy, which is up on the About page… Cooking Monster’s Code of Ethics Here at Cooking Monster, we’re not averse to
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Whoops.

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0 Due to a problem with my old webserver, I had to do a little shuffling, and in the end, lost a couple weeks worth of posts as well as about a dozen comments. Sorry about that.  Things should be otherwise back to normal.

Boycott Whole Foods?

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0 So, I’m feeling a little torn. Recently, the CEO and co-founder  of Whole Foods, John Mackey, wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal that criticized President Obama’s health-care initiatives. In it, he insists that Americans don’t have an intrinsic right to health care, and in a bit of self-service, he suggested that
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Eleven Herbs and Spices Revealed?

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0 Ron Douglas, author of America’s Most Wanted Recipes, claims he has discovered the secret recipe after lots of chicken, and years of testing. According to an article in The Guardian, the secret ingredients are : 1 teaspoon ground oregano 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground sage 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried
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Holy Crap.

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0 For her third anniversary of blogging, Pioneer Woman gave  away five 14-cup food processors last week. She asked people to post what they were making for dinner last Wednesday. The contest rules specifically insisted on only one entry per person. Still, she got 18,710 entries!

Free Cast Iron from Cooking Monster!

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0 One lucky Cooking Monster commenter will win a 10¼” Pre-seasoned Lodge Logic Cast Iron Skillet, which just might be the most useful pan you can have in your kitchen.  Just leave a comment below describing your guilty-pleasure about food — something you can’t resist eating, even if you know you shouldn’t. Only one entry
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