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To Be a Chef

January 12, 2017

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This read is for the person who’s never been in a professional kitchen before but is considering entering the profession or beginning (as well as finishing) culinary school. This is a reality check as well as a source of knowledge from experience that I would have appreciated reading before beginning down this path myself. One […]

The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin

October 6, 2016

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The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin written in no particular order

From a Recent Trip To NY

December 20, 2015

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Niter Qibbeh

December 18, 2013

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From Jessica Prentice’s Full Moon Feast (p. 117): Niter Qibbeh (Ethiopian Spiced Ghee) Makes about two cups This classic cooking oil of Ethiopia is a great thing to use whenever you want to give something a more complex North African or Middle Eastern Flavor. It is also a primary ingredient (along with the spice mixture berebere) […]

The Best Knife Sharpener for the Chef’s Kitchen

October 21, 2013

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Considering that the chef’s knife is the most important tool in the kitchen, it helps to have it perform at peak performance, whether at home or in a professional setting. There is nothing more dangerous than a dull knife. I’ve seen a coworker stab straight through the fleshy part of his hand from a mere […]

Times Square for New Years (2010-1)

January 5, 2011

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One of my closer friends from high school, Antonia, came home for the holidays and told me that  two of her law school buddies wished to experience New Year’s eve in Times Square–so I decided to tag along. Having lived on Long Island for 23 years, this would be my first time ringing in the […]

Celebrate Legitimate Meat

December 28, 2010

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None of this post was meant to imply I have any reservations toward consuming meat whatsoever, except conceptually disgusting meat products. I enjoy how the narrator almost speaks like a generic South Park character and I also enjoy the chick losing her cool in front of the camera at (1:06), fumbling for her pen. When you […]