The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: Country Crock Summer Veggie Moment Giveaway!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Country Crock Summer Veggie Moment Giveaway!

This summer we had a bounty of fresh veggies from our garden. We had tomatoes, squash, zucchini, eggplants, radishes, cucumbers, green beans, corn, carrots and so much more. There is nothing like eating fresh veggies that you have grown.

With such a bounty, I have to come up with new and different ways to serve up the veggies because after a while it gets a little boring. This year, I found a few new recipes for my squash and tomatoes as well. My favorite way of serving veggies is to saute them with some butter or olive oil. But because I am trying to lose weight and get healthier, I also started using Country Crock to lower my calories.

With 70% less saturated fat and 30% fewer calories than butter, Country Crock is a perfect way to keep make my veggies a little healthier than usual. Country Crock adds some of that buttery richness to plain vegetables. 

Country Crock has given me a “Summer Veggie Appreciation” basket to give away to one lucky reader that includes:
* A basket perfect for toting summer veggies
* Cooking tools to help you prepare and cook your summer veggies
* A copy of A Very Veggie World by Clare Crespo—a unique recipe book full of fun and whimsical inspiration
* And, so you can top your veggies, a coupon for a free tub of Country Crock
This is a wonderful prize pack. I already used my basket to go pick the last remaining veggies that are in my garden. It was the perfect tote! YAY!

If you would like to win, please enter on the Rafflecopter widget below!!


a Rafflecopter giveaway

 
 Disclosure: I received a sample product for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

228 comments:

  1. It is hard to pick one. I love my veggies. Patricia

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  2. As Maureen

    There are a few but I love Spinach.

    msgb245 at gmail dot com

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  3. I love Carrots! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  4. I like mushrooms and green beans
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  5. Tell me your favorite veggie!


    tomatoea..i dont care if it's a fruit!

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  6. Head over to the Country Crock Chronicle and leave a comment on one of the articles. Leave the link to your comment in a blog post


    kelly nicholson

    http://www.thecrockcountrychronicle.com/news/its-fair-time/

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  7. Oh my goodness - this is nearly impossible since i adore veggies! If I had to choose one - thereby breaking all the other vegetables' hearts - I would pick asparagus.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  8. commented on the fb link for the article:http://www.countrycrock.com/crockcountry/detail/227381/country-crock-butter-spread-erika-kerekes

    as there was no where to comment in the CC Chronicle page

    https://www.facebook.com/countrycrock/posts/410466379016219?comment_id=3930394&offset=0&total_comments=8

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  9. I really like carrots
    mummytotwoboys@yahoo.com

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  10. I'm nuts over parsnips- they add zest and zip to fish chowders, also good mixed with potato & shredded for hash browns.

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  11. i think my favorite veggie is onions! (jennifer reda)

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  12. Spinach is my favorite vegetable. So many ways to eat it and it goes with so many other delicious foods.

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  13. Green Beans and Okra have to be my 2 favorite :) thanks!

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  14. My favorite is broccoli and asparagus

    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com
    Jennifer B

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  15. broccoli is my favorite cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

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  16. My favorite is asparagus!

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  17. I like LOTS of veggies....but I especially like corn on the cob & also a broccoli & cauliflower mix!

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  18. Its hard to narrow down...I love green veggies, like spinach, asparagus, broccolli, Brussels sprouts.

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  19. My favorite veggie is green beans.
    helenkeeler1949@gmail.com

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  20. Favorite vegetable is broccoli.

    Love3570@aol.com

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  21. My friends give me a hard time but i love raw cabbage

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  22. Bussels sprouts are my favorite.

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  23. My favorite is green beans.
    huntandride@hotmail.com

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  24. i love corn and potatoes :)

    marci h
    tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

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  25. http://www.thecrockcountrychronicle.com/community/mashed-or-baked/

    marci hurst
    tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

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  26. I like broccoli
    kellywcuATyahooDOTcom

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  27. My favorite veggie is the sweet potato......baked, fried or boiled.

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  28. Artichokes!
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  29. I love all vegetables especially carrots, peas and corn.
    debbie taylor
    alecsskatermom@yahoo.com

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  30. Zucchini & baby spinach!

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  31. It's really hard to pick one but I gotta go with peppers, sweet and hot. Thank you!

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  32. Spinach is my favorite.

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  33. carrots

    kerrie@mayansfamily.com

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  34. Potatoes. And broccoli.

    Terri P
    pr4gatheringroses AT gmail DOT com

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  35. I love broccoli and peas. Thanks!
    romapup at gmail dot com

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  36. I love steamed broccoli
    Sherri J
    savvyblog@yahoo.com

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  37. pretty much anything fresh from my garden, right now it is the fresh warm from the sun cherry tomatoes I've been eating for lunch

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  38. nice country crock giveaway, thanks

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  39. Corn is my favorite!

    Thanks,

    selinda_mccumbers at yahoo.com

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  40. I love zucchini it's so versatile!

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  41. My favorite veggie is asparagus.

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  42. I love sugar snap peas.
    arifamily@comcast.net

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  43. My fave veggie is broccoli. So delicious! I love most vegetables, though..

    fs4sarah at gmail dot com

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  44. Potatoes are my favorite veggie.

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  45. definitely corn. Thanks for hosting!

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  46. sugar snap peas
    tcogbill at live dot com

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  47. Tomatoes
    rierie11booger (@) yahoo.com

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  48. Katharine D on rafflecopter
    I love green beans

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  49. Tomatoes and carrots are my favorites! chefl@swbell.net

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  50. I love fresh corn on the cob.

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  51. thanks for a great giveaway, 18/8

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  52. Hard to pick just one, but my all time favorite is broccoli.

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  53. cauliflower
    debbie jackson,
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

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  54. Hmmm Cucumnbers! I love almost all of them though

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  55. I love corn and green beans.

    Les Johnson

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  56. I'm vegan so I have many favorites, but my absolute faves are eggplant, broccoli, and kale.

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  57. I love so many vegetables, but my favorite is probably broccoli :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

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  58. Fresh Tomatoes rkmarsh at aol dot com

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  59. http://www.thecrockcountrychronicle.com/entertainment/re-think-your-leftover-tubs/?fb_comment_id=fbc_10151028454871180_25122033_10151173736291180

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  60. I love tomatoes
    marypopmom@yahoo.com

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  61. Being vegetarian its kinda hard to choose just one, but I am partial to kale, eggplant and zucchini.
    las_va@hotmailDOTcom

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  62. zucchini
    Thanks for the contest.

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  63. hands down..... bbq corn on the cob....then basically any vegetable put on the grill

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  64. Favorite veggie is cucumbers. Thanks.

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  65. i love squash

    madamerkf at aol dot com

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  66. carrots and cucumbers
    daniellex at gmail dot com

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  67. I love corn on the cob and asparagus and red bell peppers. Oh, and mushrooms! Do those count?

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  68. Zucchini, which is a good thing because we grew LOTS!

    The Rafflecopter calls me 'Margot' since it is accessing my facebook where I am 'Margot Core'; the Rafflecopter connects to this

    email: annazed10 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  69. I love zucchini dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  70. I commented on the Crock Country Chronicle/Meet Erika Kerekes www.thecrockcountrychronicle.com/people-pages/meet-erika-kerekes/ under name Debbie Welchert dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  71. So hard to choose just one veggie but my favorite would have to be corn with carrots a very close second. : ) ~ Angie PreciselyMine

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  72. Sweet summer corn!

    sheilatf52 at yahoo dot com

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  73. Broccoli is my favorite veggie.

    2liv2laf2luv at gmail dot com

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  74. cabbage..thanks, simmsmba@gmail.com

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  75. Christina - xristya@rock.com - I love peas! They're sweet!

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  76. Artichokes,Zucchini Squash and Asparagus.There's more but to many to write down. Thanks for this really awesome giveaway! :)
    tigers3450@att.net

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  77. comment under country crock chronicle as sheila tf
    http://www.thecrockcountrychronicle.com/in-the-kitchen/lunchtime-layered-salads/?fb_comment_id=fbc_431829596860689_4946953_433239290053053#f26b489eac6728

    sheilatf52 at yahoo dot com

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  78. I like a lot of veggies equally really! Cabbage, eggplant, zucchini, does an avocado count as a vegetable? :D

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  79. My favorite veggie is corn, fresh and not the supersweet variety.

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  80. I love tomatoes

    yanktheese@yahoo.com

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  81. All hail to the mighty ear of corn!

    Can you guess my favorite vegetable? Yes, it is corn.

    sylvieanddudes@yahoo.com

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  82. I found a very helpful article under the IN THE KITCHEN: VEGGIE TIPS category. It is an article on buying fresh beets. I really like beets but have only eaten canned beets. I've been tempted to purchase and cook fresh ones but I'm told they cook slowly so . . .

    Now is the time. I'm getting the fresh beets and the article on purchasing them will be very useful in selecting the perfect beets. Here's the link. Check it out.

    http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/beets


    sylvieanddudes@yahoo.com

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  83. I love broccoli!

    katfam95 at aim dot com

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  84. Broccoli is my favorite.

    LMB419@aol.com

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  85. Cucumber is my favorite veggie.

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  86. Corn is my favorite.
    ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  87. I love cucumbers

    Paula Michele Hafner

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  88. Zuccini is my favorite veggie.
    californiapoppys@yahoo.com

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  89. I guess it would have to be corn!
    magickalblessings26{at}gmail.com

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  90. Green beans!
    Crazyweirdo33@yahoo.com

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  91. My favorite veggie is broccoli!

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  92. Fresh from my garden tomatoes, though technically they're a fruit.

    President(dot)peaches(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  93. my favorite veggie is corn and carrots

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  94. I love green beans!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  95. My favorite is broccoli -- with dip.

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  96. brussel sprouts!

    jennifer.lleras@gmail.com

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  97. i love carrots

    lowville04@yahoo.com

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  98. My favorite is corn on the cob.

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  99. artichokes, cauliflower and eggplant are my favorites


    apoalillo {AT} hotmail dot com
    Alyce Poalillo

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  100. My favorite veggie is the Sweet Potato!

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  101. I really like sweet corn.

    Bshaw75015@aol.com

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  102. thats so hard to pick just one but corn on the cob

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  103. Broccoli

    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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  104. I love, love, love, corn on the cob

    ltlbit1@hotmail.com

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  105. Carrots are my favorite vegie

    rtrexel@gmail.com

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  106. I love broccoli and sugar snap peas

    theresa _ heppner at yahoo dot com

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  107. My fav is cauliflower
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  108. It would be a toss up between potatoes and corn! I love both of them quite a bit! Thanks for the giveaway!
    kconklin1028@gmail.com

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  109. Onions are my favorite veggie!

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  110. I love broccoli.
    sumer84@live.com

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  111. My favorite veggie is corn!

    mercsmercado at yahoo dot com

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  112. So many - asparagas, spinach....

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  113. Corn is my favorite veggie! Sometimes I eat just a can of it for lunch :P

    chelsknits at hotmail dot com

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  114. Corn on the cob is my favorite. calvad at aol dot com

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  115. My favorite is red beets.

    sflickinger at rocketmail dot com

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  116. Broccoli is the family favorite!

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  117. We eat alot of green beans since low carb.
    spcale at yahoo dot com

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  118. My whole family loves, loves, loves broccoli.

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  119. My favorite are green beans!

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  120. Brussels sprouts!
    sarahyurga@yahoo.com

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  121. Love green beans, peppers, and cucumbers! Thanks for the chance.

    bergiejrfhe at yahoo dot com

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  122. I love fresh sugar snap peas.

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  123. broccoli is my favorite

    kelleyc76 at live dot com

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  124. My favorite would definitely be green beans!
    fb: rab pom

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  125. i like green beans
    amy16323(at)gmail(Dot)com

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  126. Green beans, love em!

    chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com

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  127. i like carrots

    jim.coyne2@verizon.net

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  128. Broccoli is my favorite veggie. I love to eat it cooked almost any kind of way.

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