Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Notice to Readers – Possible Technical Difficulties

Hello to you all, Recently, it was brought to my attention by a reader from FaceBook and I quote, “I’ve looked at, read it, liked it is that all I have to do? At the end where it says register … Continue reading

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Love, Truffle Oil and a Bit of “THE LUXE LIFE”

You know, you’ve just GOTTA love a guy who brings you home a great, big bottle of black truffle extra virgin olive oil especially when he detests it! Isn’t it great when someone you love just “gets ya”? Well, recently … Continue reading

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“He who controls the spice controls the universe.” ― Frank Herbert, Dune

Spices have played a dramatic role in the development of Western civilization. When the spice trade flowed from ancient times, those who controlled that trade truly controlled, “the universe” as it was known at that time. Spices today are plentiful … Continue reading

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