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Welcome to the new & improved CrispyBits!

After long last, the website redesign is finished! Huge thanks to my friend Michelle Keyo, a cracker-jack web designer who does all the design and technical updates to the website. Without her keen aesthetic sense and eye for detail, this

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A new, revamped CrispyBits to arrive in Fall 2013

It’s been pretty quiet here at CrispyBits in 2013, and for good reason. Between the birth of our son and a crazy work schedule – including a full-time day job, two part-time freelancing gigs in the evenings, and playing in

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The top 5 grilling tips you need to know

Grilling

Today is Memorial Day, and whether it’s at home or with friends, the vast majority of Americans will celebrate with a cookout. Here are some quick grilling tips to ensure you’ll do your grilling right: Make sure your grill is

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Cheese blintzes for Shavuot

Tonight begins Shavuot – the Jewish holiday that celebrates the occasion when god gave the torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai more than 3,000 years ago. More info on that can be found here. Shavuot is traditionally celebrated

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Fiddlehead season!

Sauteed fiddleheads

Fiddleheads are the edible tender shoots of the ostrich fern, found throughout the Northeast U.S. but especially common in Maine. They fall into the same category as fresh peas, morels, squash blossoms, and other seasonal delicacies – they’re here for

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