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Lunchtime Reading

This is not doom-scrolling, but it is a wonderful exploration of… The life-changing magic of cookbooks I know everyone and their cat/dog/bird are baking sourdough bread, but there’s so much more going on in that stack of books you probably … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) About The Situation at Bon Appetit

Last year in the lead-up to Thanksgiving, I pushed the Bon Appetite Test Kitchen YouTube channel.  A lot.  It was new to me and I enjoyed it very much. I did not know or realize that behind the curtains it … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

Pongan atención.. No lo voy a repetir… 🤭😂 pic.twitter.com/ExPrRm9Ueq — Bisou Caramel👑⭐⭐⭐ (@BisouCaramel) May 8, 2020 [I was gonna wait a while before doing another food post, but Scissorhead Purplehead sent this, and I cannot resist.] Prior to the Trump-Virus, … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

As we continue to slog through through sheltering-in-place and begin to face The YUGE Depression (thanks Trump!), I’ve seen all sorts of news articles about people returning to their kitchens and learning to cook from scratch again; sourdough is a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in one week!

I’ve been fascinated this week with the Bon Appetite Test Kitchen as they prepare for Thanksgiving. All I can tell you that they make the D-Day planners look like rank amateurs who were winging it. If how to make the … Continue reading

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Dads and Pancakes

Last night on Twitter, one of the funniest stories I’ve read in a long while reminded me of my late father: When we complained about the mosquitos getting in from a tear on the back porch screen door, instead of … Continue reading

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Mustard

Tengrain’s Little Cooking School [Ed. Note: I’m following my own advice and decided that on weekends I am going to follow my bliss and write about some other stuff. Let’s just say my family had an intervention. — TG] This … Continue reading

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Books for Cooks

Last year I waited too long to give out my list and I sure heard about it (oh, boy! did I!) so here’s the 2015 list with time to spare, so go out and get one as a gift for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown, Cont.

So if you’re playing along with me at home… The turkey is in the brine already, the stock for the gravy is made and today you probably made the very plain cornbread that will become the basis of your not … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown

I’m sure you are all tired of my tips every year, but I’ll say it again: if you plan to brine your turkey, you need to start right away, probably today. Wednesday night, take it out of the brine, rinse … Continue reading

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