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Meet your Ingredients – Grits vs Polenta

Is it all just cornmeal? Or is there something different about grits, polenta or even plain old cornmeal? And then there’s masa harina, what’s up with that? Masa probably deserves its own post so let’s just look at grits and polenta. Are they the same… Continue reading

Meet your ingredients: Mustard Oil

In the US at least, if you buy a bottle of mustard oil, it’ll say “for external use only”. Now as much as I like to make fun of people who need warnings like that, why would I want to cook with it? Am I… Continue reading