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December 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

Chicken Fried Bacon (YouTube video)

Voyage into Creativity, Spain and the World Table “In his introduction of Ferran Adria, Thomas Keller — perhaps the most celebrated American chef ever — described four elements that go into making a great chef. The chef must be aware. Once aware of one’s culinary and other surroundings that chef can then be inspired, which leads to the ability to interpret those surroundings. But a great chef does not stop there. Instead, the great chef continues to evolve. Ferran Adria, perhaps more than any other chef who has ever lived, is the embodiment of those four elements.” Learn new culinary words like “gluconodeltalactone” and “lyophilization”.

Chowhound’s Year in Food 2006 “The Tastiest Moments from Bad Spinach to Exploding Lattes”.

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December 10th, 2006 · Comments Off

Too late for thanksgiving – the Worth1000, that’s not turkey photo contest. “The rules of this game are thus: You are to create a horrible Thanksgiving meal, featuring disgusting, humourous or inedible menu items” Not for the squeamish.

The guy from 365 Days of Beer is reaching the home strech. “My goal in 2006 is to try at least 1 beer I’ve never had every day this year”

Periodic Table of Storing Produce

I’ll have to keep an eye on what’s happening at the Talking Farm here in my town of Evanston. They’re dreaming of a 2-3 acre farm with greenhouses and teaching centers.

Malt Maniacs Awards 2006 Their overall single malt whisky award actually goes to a Japanese whisky – Yamazaki.

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