Issue 30

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Gotta Have It: Garlic Roaster

Turn your kitchen into a fun place to create the meals to enjoy with friends and family with some of my tried and true gadgets. This is my all time favorite gadget. It makes easy work of a quick sauté

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The Dirty Little Secret in the Industry

“Hi. My name is Ron, and I’m an alcoholic.” The first time I said those words aloud I felt free. Terrified, but free. What you are about to read is an account of my opinions (and my opinions only) on

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The Joy of Mayonnaise

If cuisine1 is the coming together of traditional food ways in the presence of a regional larder, then no diatribe on local food could pretend to breach the subject without focusing at least a little bit on technique. To say

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurants

Valentine’s Day is almost here, the day to celebrate your love. It’s a wonderful thought to cook a gourmet meal, complete with fabulous wine; but unless you’re a gourmet chef, that’s a lot of pressure. What if you burn dinner?

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Only You … Only Here

Getting together with friends and family? Good food and good company are reasons enough to celebrate; but whether it is a holiday, a big sporting event or just being together, do it in a way that only you can do,

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Letter From the Publisher: Issue 2

I’m proud to present the second issue of Food & Spirits Magazine. Although it was only a little over three months ago that we premiered our first issue, so much has happened in that time. We’ve made adjustments and changes,

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Reviewed: 7 Monkeys

For Food & Spirits Magazine’s second review we ventured out west to check out 7 Monkeys located at 15805 West Maple Road. 7 Monkeys, started by Lincoln natives David McBride, Kent Forke and Bret Schnittgrund, have been open for just

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Celebrity Spotlight: Buddy Carlyle

A graduate of Bellevue High School, Buddy Carlyle started his baseball career in 1996 with the Cincinnati Reds, where he spent three years before being picked up by the San Diego Padres. In his 11 years on the mound, Carlyle

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Mojitos in the Metro

If you haven’t yet tried a mojito, now is the time. This sweet, minty libation originated in Cuba and is rapidly seeing a resurgence in American popularity thanks to movies like Miami Vice, and a serious internet marketing campaign from

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Omaha’s Best Cosmopolitans

Ask any woman what her favorite cocktail is, and chances are she’ll say the Cosmo. A Cosmopolitan is a delicious pink martini made with 4 parts vodka, 2 parts Cointreau or Triple Sec, 2 parts Cranberry Juice, and 1 part

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