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I am looking for a high-quality olive oil. What brand do you suggest?

From Christine Benoit - Clinton Township, Michigan

I use Olio Santo extra-virgin olive oil and highly recommend it. It's available at Williams-Sonoma.

What brand of knives do you recommend?

From Wendy McCormack - Western Australia

I use Wusthof Classic knives and highly recommend them. There are available online and at many major kitchen stores, such as Williams Sonoma and Sur La Table. 

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I want to make your Fresh Fig and Ricotta Cake - would it still taste as wonderful if it wasn't warm?

From Suzy DeVore - Springfield IL

Yes, the Fresh Fig & Ricotta Cake is still delicious at room temperature! 

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I plan to serve Company Pot Roast for a dinner party. Is it possible to make it ahead and reheat to serve?

From Rose - Cohasset, MA

Absolutely! This is a great make-ahead dish.

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Can I prepare the Buffalo Chicken Wings a day in advance?

From Dr. Marilou Elido - CA

I've tried making Buffalo Chicken Wings a day ahead of time, but I think they're best the day they're made. But you CAN make the blue cheese dip a day in advance. 

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Can I serve Savory Palmiers cold?

From Barbara - Toledo, OH

I wouldn't serve them chilled, but they are delicious at room temperature.

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