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Trusting in a Pandemic

Welcome Steve Orr to the Coaches CornerBorn and raised in West Kentucky, Steve Orr spent his first two decades surrounded by rolling hills, green grass, and rolling rivers. He graduated from public schools and the Paducah Community College (a local two-year campus of the University of Kentucky). Two pillars of his life were formed in […]

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BBQ and Smoking

Introduction:Smoking and BBQ has turned into somewhat of a regional cultural thing.  While smoked foods are eaten all over the country, in the Eastern United States from Texas to Carolina smoking/BBQ is a “Thing.”This “Thing” is a culture that has begun, LOW and SLOW, (Low heat/ slow cook with smoke). It doesn’t end Hot Smoked Salmonthere […]

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Venezuelan Arepas

Coinsidentaly this came to me while I was looking over some files.  This is a delicious treat any time of year. Not specifically Mexican to go with Cinco De Mayo, but worth the adventure none the less.   These Arepas are from Venezuelan origin.  Whether you buy one in a local venezuelan place or venture into […]

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Bread Making 101 with Brian

Newly Appointed ACFEFAC American Culinary Federation Education Accrediting Commission as the Secondary Chair for the country. Brian is a Certified Executive Pastry Instructor at Lebanon County Career and Technology Center, and until 2018 worked at Hershey Hotel & Resorts as well.  Brian is a leader in the area of Culinary Education.   Brian is an Approved Evaluator for Trade […]

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5 Cost Saving Tips for a Corona Kitchen

Corona Virus ReadinessMother and Child Preparing DinnerThe corona virus has brought unprecedented times to us and has affected lives all across the world.  In what seemed like moments it seems to have brought us to a place that wejust aren’t prepared for or used to.  It has closed businesses and put people out of work. […]

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