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October 30, 2014
What is an oyster if not the perfect food? It requires no preparation or cooking. Cooking would be an affront. It provides its own sauce. It's a living thing until seconds before disappearing down your throat, so you know - or should know - that it's fresh. It appears on your plate as God created it: raw, unadorned.

Anthony Bourdain
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Cooking Tip of the Month: Washing fruits and vegetables

Wash fruits and vegetables with cool tap water before use. Thick- skinned produce may be scrubbed with a brush. Do not use soap.
 
Source:   United States Department of Agriculture
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