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Perfect Deviled Eggs

May 18th, 2020 · No Comments · Blog

We love deviled eggs, but there’s so much anxiety around the issue of the shells peeling cleanly from the hard-boiled eggs. It’s such a disappointment when they don’t, leaving big, unsightly gouges in the those perfectly formed whites. The reason for this–scientifically speaking–is because of membranes–called chalazea–that attach the egg to the inside of the […]

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R.I.P. Dad

April 11th, 2020 · 29 Comments · Blog

Edward H. Bruske III, my father, the singularly focused, relentlessly striving and emotionally distant owner of a small Midwestern brush factory who personified the American spirit of entrepreneurial grit and self-made success, died today of natural causes three days before his 91st birthday. Born in Chicago to sturdy German stock, my father raised bees and […]

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Improvise

March 22nd, 2020 · No Comments · Blog

Sunday means fresh donuts around our small town as the King family wheels their bakery cart out to the sidewalk on Main Street. But today we found something different. First, there was a hand sanitizing station available for customers and red lines had been spray-painted on the walkway to keep people a safe distance apart. […]

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