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Gut Health and Balsamic Vinegars and Olive Oil

Posted by Denise Burkey on

Gut Health and Balsamic Vinegars and Olive Oil

Everyone has head about gut health and how its important to our overall health.  There are many opinions and options out there but what it really boils down to is to eat MORE fiber.Improving gut health can be as simple as eating a rich, diverse fiber-filled diet.  Our products lend themselves to creating a tasty fiber rich diet.  Making your own food is where it begins and using vomFASS olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and spices can take it to the next level of taste.  The results are improved overall gut health and in turn improved health over all.  Not to...

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Facts about Traditional Aged Vinegar

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Facts about Traditional Aged Vinegar

1978 was the year that Williams Sonoma first imported balsamic vinegar commercially to the US.  Soon after it was found in fine restaurants and gourmet good shops all over the US.  Now, over four decades later you can find balsamic vinegar just about everywhere!  Some labeled “balsamic vinegar” bear no relation to the real thing.  Here’s how to choose and appreciate the true flavor of balsamic vinegar.The HistoryItalians have been making balsamic vinegar since Roman times.  It was used mainly for medicinal purposes.  Sometimes used as a sweetener or to enhance the savoriness of certain foods.  Production was limited to...

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Why Should You Shop With vomFASS?

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Why Should You Shop With vomFASS?

Did you know that vomFASS in Plano, TX is the premier leader and retailer of fresh oils, vinegars, exquisite spirits and liqueurs, and small-batch whiskies?  All sampled directly from the cask.  Your visit includes a “tour around the world” with knowledgeable staff members to help you navigate and taste the finest and most flavorful products.Our producers come from the Swiss Alps to the Mediterranean to Plano, TX!!! Many are multi-generational businesses just like vomFASS Plano.  They follow some of the most strict guidelines for cultivation, harvesting, maturation and extraction practices.If you are a Plano foodie or simply want your food...

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How to Appreciate Bourbon in Plano, TX

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How to Appreciate Bourbon in Plano, TX

The ultimate American spirit – Bourbon.  Originally hailed from Bourbon County, Kentucky, now served right in here in Plano, TX.  Legal requirements are 51% corn, produced in the US, in new oak barrels.  Blended or straight – do you know the difference? Blended – can contain other flavorings or spirits but must be at least 51% straight bourbon.Straight – bourbon has aged at least 2 years and has no other flavoring or coloring.To truly appreciate bourbon whiskey on its own there are two ways to do so.  First, Purists like to drink bourbon neat. Neat, by definition, is room temperature...

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Do You Know How to Properly Taste Whiskey?

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Whiskey – there’s so much of it!  How do you know what you like?  I will help you navigate through the proper way to taste whiskey. First you need a notepad and pen.  You will not be able to remember everything about the whiskey if you don’t take notes.After your notepad and pen, you need whiskey!!!  Next you will need the right glassware.  The glass should be shaped like an elongated sherry glass with a stubby stem.  You want to direct the aroma towards your nose.  Write in your notes what the whiskey looks like – use words like gold,...

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