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Pennsylvania Does Agriculture Too

A few articles in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer are a reminder that Pennsylvania is more than just a former Rust Belt state. Bell & Evans produce premium poultry products. Mostly chicken and turkey is what I see in local markets. They … Continue reading

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Retail Report: Fine Wine & Good Spirits Shoppe Back Open

My local PLCB State Store in Conshohocken reopened and I visited it this week. The shelves were full. I got a bottle of gin and a pint of soju. There were a few items of note:

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Fish Sauce – um, um, umami …

“Fish sauce, made from fermented anchovies and salt, is in fact a versatile seasoning for all manner of dishes. Like Worcestershire sauce, it adds a layer of indefinable savory flavor, a touch of fermented depth, and even—if you’re using a … Continue reading

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