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Continued: Q&A with C.J.: Zenon Konopka, Wild yet cuddly NHL enforcer

  • Article by: C.J. , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 17, 2013 - 6:09 AM

Q You make grape seed oil, which is good in cooking. Do you know why?

A It has a high smoking point. The oil we make is a finishing oil that brings out other flavors. Use it as a drizzling oil on fish, salads.

 

Q Name something you would like to move from Canada to Minnesota.

A My answer would probably be like family and friends. But the second one from Michelle is ketchup chips. Canada has ketchup chips and Coffee Crisp Chocolate Bars.

 

Q What do you cook for Michelle?

A I like cooking Mexican food: fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas.

 

Q Speak one word of profanity in Polish.

A Good questions. [He said, cocking his head amusedly; I couldn’t begin to spell what he said.]

 

Q Who has the prettiest nose in the NHL?

A Not me.

 

Q You’ve got a politician’s swagger. You could run for office.

A I don’t know if I’d want to.

 

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