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Anna N

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  1. Here. after winning $1 million in the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire, David Chang donates his winnings to help restaurant workers.
  2. How can anyone not want to read a book by Thomas Keller that begins this way: “YOU COULD SAY A TUILE RECIPE from Gourmet magazine in the late 1980s launched The French Laundry.”
  3. I can certainly see why you are tempted. These days I no longer hold myself to any ideas of cooking from a book but have found that I can thoroughly enjoy certain cook books without even a hint of a guilty conscience. It is $20 or so for the Kindle edition in Canada. Will I or won’t I? A couple of other books are calling to me so we shall see.
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    I find scissors work the best and I usually coat blades with A drop or two of olive or other oil.
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    Dinner 2020

    I was just teasing you. And I thought you knew that. I admire your willingness to attempt these complex recipes especially in the wee hours of the morning.
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    Dinner 2020

    It’s just not the same without the cubeb.
  7. I don’t know why but this triggered such a memory! Dates were a Christmas treat when I was growing up in the 50s. I had an uncle and aunt who always had a box of dates on the table at Christmas time. While we kids loved the dates, we were limited to one each, it was what became of the date box that mattered. it was shaped like this but made of a soft wood, balsa I suspect. After it was emptied of its dates my uncle would create the most amazing doll crib. I do not recall all the details but I know that he cut the lid of the box such that it made a hood as it were for the crib. Then
  8. Click Scroll down to the end. He considered himself a cook despite his many positions which one might think would qualify him for the “chef” title. Gotta love his humility.
  9. Had to look that one up but it sure does sound tasty.
  10. None of the women you mention never held a position as a chef except on television.
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