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Bread, Sandwiches and Toast

Every nation in the world holds bread in high regards; every social rank and every meal. It has been served at royal feasts and shared around the fire by tribes, conquerors and explorers. It has been a welcome gift in the hands of the famished and a symbol of spiritual connectedness in ancient and modern… Continue reading Bread, Sandwiches and Toast

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Of Apples

DNA analysis places the origins of apples in the beautiful mountains of Kazakhstan. They share their biological makeup with plums, cherries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, pears and roses. The appleā€™s DNA is so particular that scientists are currently contemplating encoding data in an apple via specific DNA markers. The complex method is promising. It is estimated… Continue reading Of Apples

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The Heart of the Po Boy Sandwich

You may be most familiar with the Shrimp Po Boy, but delicious variations have been served and savored since the very beginnings of this abundant sandwich. These include, crawfish, crab, catfish, shredded beef and fried chicken. And in New Orleans, where the Po Boy originated, you can order a spicy Louisiana sausage Po Boy. Former… Continue reading The Heart of the Po Boy Sandwich