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Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

One of the best things about being part of a CSA is that it’s a complete grab bag. You never quite know what you’re going to end up getting in your weekly haul of goods.

This week I was presented with a bundle of Rhubarb and after careful thought and consideration I made my choice. Keep your fork, everyone, there’s pie!! Continue reading

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Top Chef Masters: Ep. 1

Last night saw the premiere of Top Chef Masters on Bravo and if you’re like me you were tuned in to see all the food in it’s delicious glory. If you’re not like me you may be in the wrong place.

So, this post contains SPOILERS! If you don’t want the show ruined, don’t read. You’ve been warned! Last chance!! Dun dun dun!!! Continue reading

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Sourdough Semolina Challah

Ah, Challah… is there another bread that is so sweet and rich and yelow? I really don’t think so, which is exactly why I thought I’d attempt to bake a loaf.

As I’m not someone to take the easy way, I decided to make this a sourdough loaf. I also decided to use Semolina to get a nice rich yellow color… neat, huh?

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Chinese Food, the Linux of the culinary world?

Have you ever wondered who decided what Chinese Food in America should be? I mean, it has no central office, but many Chinese food restaurants have the same foods and same decor. Why is this?

Check out the video to see why Chinese food may be more like Open Source software than you think. Continue reading

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Dan Barber talks Foie Gras

Chef Dan Barber speaks at a TED (Technology Entertainment Design) conference about an experience he had with what some people are calling ‘Ethical Foie Gras’.

This is a good watch for anyone wondering about the whole “eat local” movement and why new isn’t always better. Continue reading

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Norwich Sourdough

Ah, nothing tastes quite like a nice hunk of sourdough, does it? There’s just something about that bread, from the hard outer crust to the chewy tangy inside… pure heaven!

Let’s see what happens when I give it the old college try! S-O-U-R-D-O-U-G-H… what does that spell?! TASTY FRESH BREAD!!! Continue reading

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