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Cappy Tosetti

Cappy lives in Asheville, North Carolina with her two rescue dogs that help her with Happy with Cappy Pet Sitting. She’s putting things in motion to someday crisscross the country in a vintage travel trailer visiting draft horse and goat farms.
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Articles by Cappy Tosetti

茶叶蛋 Marbled Tea Eggs
February 21, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Steeped in a flavorful marinade of soy sauce, star anise, spices, and tea, tea eggs (cha ye dan, 茶叶蛋) resemble beautifully carved marble orbs with delicate veins of color crisscrossing the surface. A platter of eggs looks more like art than something to eat.

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Red Egg and Ginger Party 紅雞蛋
February 12, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

A newborn baby is truly a bundle of joy! In China, proud parents go the extra mile by hosting a jubilant red egg and ginger party when the baby is a month old.

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Eggnog!
December 22, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Like fruitcake, there’s no middle ground when it comes to voicing one’s opinion about the taste of eggnog. Some folks relish the creamy concoction with great anticipation during the holidays, while others would rather pour it into the nearest poinsettia plant.

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Rooster of Barcelos
October 27, 2020 · · Chickens 101

This happy rooster with a bright red comb, adorned with hearts and flowers, is the unofficial symbol of Portugal, representing honesty, integrity, trust, and honor. He is said to be the embodiment of the Portuguese people’s love of life.

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