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Retro Rewind – Back to the basics of what you’re eating!

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    Dear Cake Genius – Cake Central Magazine Vol. 7 Issue 3

    Have a cake conundrum? An oven dilemma? A fondant failure?   Emily answers your questions in her all new baking advice column for Cake Central Magazine. Read the latest edition…

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    Dear Cake Genius – Cake Central Magazine Vol. 7 Issue 2

    Have a cake conundrum? An oven dilemma? A fondant failure?   Emily answers your questions in her all new baking advice column for Cake Central Magazine. Read the latest edition…

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    Dear Cake Genius – Cake Central Magazine Vol. 7 Issue 1

    Have a cake conundrum? An oven dilemma? A fondant failure?   Emily answers your questions in her all new baking advice column for Cake Central Magazine. Read the latest edition…

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    We Can Can – Complete Home Canning Instructions

    Here are my helpful instructions and tips for anyone interested in canning.    Make an event out of it!  When you bring family and friends together you can make it…

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    In search for the best burger on the Retro Rad Tour de Beef!

    Does the idea of hitting the road in search of the best hamburgers in Georgia sound like an adventure?   We’ll that’s just what I did recently when I teamed up…

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    Spice Rack Redo!

    Could your beloved spice cabinet use a retro rad redo?   Emily’s latest article for edible Cleveland gives you tips on buying and storing your spices, how to take inventory…

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    Edible Cleveland’s “Naughty Issue”

    Feeling naughty?    In Emily’s latest article for edible Cleveland, she explores the history and science behind exotic and erotic aphrodisiacs.     Check out “In The Mood Foods” for…

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    BAR MAGAZINE – Retro Rad Dinning Instructions with Emily Ellyn.

    Need some inside information on the NEW rules of dining out?  Read The Emily Post in the latest BAR Magazine and learn about the new era of restaurant etiquette.  …

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    Got Milk?

    So many types of MILK!  Buying milk does not have to be difficult.  Here, I’ll simplify the choices by covering the different terms applied to dairy, and the health benefits…

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    Gardening on the Farm

    Three generations of women in my family live on an 80-acre farm in northeastern Ohio.  Here, my sister Molly Wolfe and her husband raise their two sons Colton Lane and…

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    Vegetables- Organic vs. Non-organic

    I have two nephews and as they started moving from breast milk to solid foods, the exploration of organic versus non-organic foods started.  Now, we try to grow and buy…

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    Turkey

    High in protein and low in fat, turkey makes a healthy meal year round — not just on holidays. In fact, turkey is so versatile – replacing chicken in roasted…

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    Shellfish

    Shellfish can be meaty, sweet, and succulent. For the highest quality, choose wild-caught shellfish, which are high in protein, vitamins and omega 3s. Crab/Crab Legs The crabs most commonly enjoyed…

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    Piggies and Pork

    Growing up on a farm, we raised all of our food and livestock and, therefore, it was an absolute delight to me when my father gave me three little piggies…

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    What’s Your Beef About?!

    Buying, Prepping, and Storing Beef normally has a purple-red color, but when exposed to oxygen it takes on a cherry-red hue known as the “bloom.” While the exterior is bright…

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  • Emily on the Farm

    Chickens, chickens chickens…

    I was raised on a small family farm in Mantua, Ohio so I’m well acquainted with chickens.  One of my parent’s favorite stories is about the first time they sent…

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    Becoming an “Egg”-cellent Cook: All About Eggs!

    How can you tell between a good egg and a bad egg?   Growing up on a farm, the only thing we needed to decide was if we were going…

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    Flour Power!

    Flour creates the structure for baked goods, so it is important to know how the flour you use will affect the texture of the your food. Flour contains proteins which,…

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    Sweeteners: Sugar and Its Alternatives

    Sugar – sucrose – is a carbohydrate that is present naturally in fruits and vegetables. All plants use a natural process called photosynthesis to turn sunlight into the nourishment they…

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    Dried Herbs vs. Fresh Herbs

    Picking fresh herbs is the best, but when you do not have access to a garden, buying fresh herbs is the next best thing. It allows you to gain the…

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    Making Your Own Buttermilk!

    The process of making processed, or cultured, buttermilk is similar to that of yogurt. Lactobacillus is added to whole milk and allowed to ferment for 12 to 14 hours at…

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    Common Cooking Equivalents

    Cooking Equivalents Sometimes in recipes, we’ll see arbitrary terms without any explanation as to exactly how much is needed! Here I’ve included some common equivalents that you can keep in…

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    Sanitation

    Importance of personal hygiene: The epitome of safety is maintaining personal hygiene — exercising great skill in personal cleanliness and preparation before starting a cooking project, clean as you go…

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