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September 28, 2016
"Oh, it's just a little mold," I can remember her saying on the many occasions she scraped the fuzzy blue stuff off some concoction before serving what was left for dinner. She has an iron stomach and was incapable of understanding that other people did not.

Ruth Reichl

Cooking Tip of the Month: Chopping nuts

If you need large nut pieces, simply break nuts like pecans or walnuts with your fingers. For finer pieces, use a knife or chopping bowl. Almonds may be chopped in a blender or food processor, 1/2 c. at a time for 30 seconds on high speed.
Place nuts in a zip lock bag and pound with a mallet or the bottom of a small sauce pan.
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