Dec 01

With the start of December I start to notice signs that Winter is quickly approaching. Darkness begins to descend earlier, the streets are hushed as people bustle indoors, and the stark chill in the air is broken only by the distant smell of smoke coming from a chimney.  Instinctively I look for ways to create [...]

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Sep 10

Properly cooking a piece of fish is a technique that seems to elude many home cooks. I believe that it stems from an insecurity of cooking at high temperatures and the fear that fish is too delicate to withstand serious heat. The reality is that cooking fish can be one of the easiest things to [...]

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Sep 09

Learning to make the trinity of stocks is one of the most essential skills you can add to your repertoire of cooking techniques. If there is a “secret” to really good cooking it is the fact that there are no shortcuts. It is a labor of love, and every layer of a recipe, regardless of [...]

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