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31 Meat Smoking Times and Temperatures

With the summer almost upon us, it’s a great time to start thinking about all the juicy meat you’re going to throw in the smoker over the coming months.  Smoked wings, ribs, brisket … it’s great to add an extra layer of smoky flavour to really take your summer cook …

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The Hack’s Guide to Writing Serial Fiction

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. The rise of ebooks and podcasts, and the decline of attention spans and disposable income, have made this the perfect time …

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Black Forest Cake Recipe | Williams Sonoma Taste

Cherries, chocolate and whipped cream are the hallmarks of a traditional Black Forest cake, which also gets a boost of cherry flavor from the generous use of kirsch, a cherry-based liqueur that is stirred into both the filling and the whipped cream frosting. To make the chocolate shavings, use a …

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Advocacy and Authors

‘The Spirit of the Printed Word’ is one of Arthur Crisp’s murals in the reading room of Canada’s Parliament Building. Image: Parliament of Canada, House of Commons, south wall, reading room Torching for It Murals are among some of the West’s most interesting public art. This one is The Spirit …

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Keurig Green Mountain

Keurig Green Mountain, formerly Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, is a publicly traded specialty coffee and coffeemaker company founded in 1981 and headquartered in the U.S. It sources, produces,… source

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Celebrate the Royal Wedding With the Perfect Afternoon Tea

Is there anything more charming than these cucumber tea sandwiches?   The royal wedding is just around the bend, and if you’re not all caught up in it yet, you’re one of the few stateside who has escaped the excitement about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. If you’ll be tuning …

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