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Barb

Barb
Barb has been a student of The Chopping Block for almost two decades transforming herself from a picky eater to executive chef at her imaginary restaurant called Spork. When she isn't in the land of make believe, Barb chronicles her food life in her blog, Felt Like a Foodie. Barb continues to take classes every chance she gets and is eager to share her food adventures with you.
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Try a Mashed Potato Board for Thanksgiving Leftovers

As we hit this midpoint of November, most people either know where they are going for Thanksgiving and what menu will be prepared for the big day. We’ve all probably clicked on every recipe online ...

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A Little Butter (Over) Board

  The interesting phenomena about food bloggers is we have contrasting takes on different trends. Last month, I was all excited to post a blog on butter boards. This trend recently took off and put ...

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Morning Time Tomato

  As we get closer to the end of summer, I always get a little emotional. As my previous blog on blueberries proved, I love the act of picking my own produce. My favorite summertime places include a ...

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Pick a Peck of Quick Pickled Blueberries

  The ground is wet with morning dew. The air feels damp and on the verge of almost sticky. It is familiar to anyone who has spent summer in the Midwest. The bright sun is starting to provide warmth ...

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Corn-struction Season

  As someone who blogs, one of my favorite things to do is peruse restaurant menus to notice food trends. We’ve all seen how one ingredient snowballs into a plethora of options for diners.  Kale ...

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Adobo: Verb, Noun or Adjective Part 2

  In my last blog, I discussed adobo “the verb” as in the act of preparing food by marinating and simmering it in a vinegar/salt marinade. Today, let’s talk about adobo the adjective/noun. This is ...

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Adobo: Verb, Noun or Adjective Part 1

  Language and parts of speech always fascinate me. I look at words with multiple meanings and get caught up in how they are used in a sentence or how to put action to the word. This interest started ...

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Anything Goes Green Goddess Dressing

  The spring rain makes everything so lively and exciting. It invigorates me almost as much as the sun. With every raindrop, I start to anticipate all the lovely things that will hopefully grow from ...

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Spooning with The Chopping Block at the Mart

  How do you preserve a memory? Are yours sparked by pictures? Can you inhale a certain aroma and be taken back in time? Maybe there is a particular sound that uploads a hard drive in your mind? It ...

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Not Your Mom’s Tuna Casserole

  I think it would be fair to say that lately there has been a little sticker shock at the grocery store. The factors can be explained by higher wages, supply and demand disruptions caused by the ...

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