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Sous-vide for Beginners

This was an experiment in sous vide cooking, which assumed I didn’t want to spend more money and space on new cooking equipment like a home sous-vide unit. Sous-vide for those of you new to the concept is cooking very … Continue reading

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How to have breakfast c.1759

“The breakfast was served at one [PM] exactly… The table was seated for twenty-four, though I had only asked eighteen people, every place was occupied… By the time the oysters were done, 20 bottles of champagne were emptied, so when … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

@JehanCanCook on Twitter posted a shot of a stuffed chicken breast and it inspired me to try. You can stuff breasts with any number of things. For example most people have had chicken cordon bleu, a regular in the winter … Continue reading

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Simple Sexy Food

I got this book in the mail the other day, to review. It fits with everything I know about relationships and love. The truth is Valentine’s day is way over-produced. Very few of the dates result in a particularly romantic … Continue reading

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Xmas Passion Egg Nog, the Singleton v. AND the Low Cal (!!) v.

If you don’t want to make a lot, or just feel like making one for a friend, here’s the stripped down version of Christmas Passion. 1 Egg yolk 3 tablespoons sugar 45 ml 1 oz Dark rum 50 ml 1/2 … Continue reading

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