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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

Eggnog!
November 5, 2022 · · 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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Cherry Clafoutis
November 5, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

One recipe that sounds elaborate but is very easy to prepare is cherry clafoutis (kla-foo-tee), a rustic dish created in the agricultural region of Limousin in south-central France.

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Victoria Sponge Cake
August 24, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

It was on the Isle of Wight that the Victoria Sponge Cake was named in honor of Her Highness. This recipe is a delightful taste of history.

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Sauce It Up!
August 1, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat, Members Only

The comforting taste and texture of Hollandaise has fans around the world filling their plates and asking for more.

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All American Lemon Meringue Pie
July 1, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Who can resist biting into a luscious slice of summertime when lemon meringue pie is on the menu? It’s the perfect combination of a sweet and tart custard filling nestled between a flaky golden crust and a billowing, toasty topping. No wonder it’s one of America’s favorite desserts!

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Natural Dyes for Coloring Your Eggs!
April 12, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites As spring and Easter approach, consider creating natural dyes made from fruits, vegetables, and spices. It’s a unique way to share a fun activity with children, showing …

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Rooster of Barcelos
November 29, 2021 · · 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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Challah: A Classic Egg Bread
November 18, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Challah is deeply rooted in Jewish traditions, with a rich history that invites one to explore more about the origin of baking and serving this legendary bread.

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Frescoes: Time-Honored Practices
April 12, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Michelangelo and Raphael would be pleased to see old-world techniques in creating and preserving frescoes are still practiced today. How satisfying to know modern-day artists respect the proven methods of long ago using simple ingredients from the earth for their chosen projects.

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The Egg: A Perfect Canvas for Carving
March 31, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Fragile and yet strong, the versatile egg has been the inspiration for many artists throughout history. Eggs of all sizes have been painted, dyed, bejeweled, waxed, etched, and carved into exquisite treasures worthy of being displayed in museums and palaces.

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