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    Hello from the Chicago area.

    I work in the city but "live" in the country. Every Friday after work we head 2 hours west to a beautiful (but modest) country home. We raise honey bees and have a substantial garden. My wife grows 15-20 different kinds of exotic peppers.

    I have studied culinary arts for many years but have found this form of cooking to be one of the most humbling. After much practice I can say I am developing my own style and flavor profiles. Always learning and having fun with it though.


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    Hi Troy... thanks for the belated intro! We have already seen some of your cooks and you look well accomplished to me... keep em coming!

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      Mmmm honey!

      Were you aware that locally made honey can cure allergies - espeically in pets.

      Went to the vet for skin issues on my Border Collie and was told to try local honey first - had to be made within 50 mile radius of where we lived.

      Sure enough it worked and it wasn't hard getting the dog to take it.

      Anyway - welcome and cheers!

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        Troy Welcome! Your get away home sounds great and I am sure you and the wife are really enjoying it. I look forward to your posts and pics.

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          Hi all, Thanks for all of the kind words. I thought I did an intro when I signed up some months ago...Hmmmm maybe there was wine involved....

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            Thanks Troymeister. Nicely done. Oh and wine...yeah, it does that to me too sometimes.

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              Hello troy, I'm looking forward to learning more about you methods and taste!

              WELCOME!

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                Hey Troy, welcome to the Pit. I'm looking forward to seeing pics of your cooks.

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