Category Archives: Cooking

Fake meat technology has improved.

Those of you that follow me, know that I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from meat. Not a total hiatus, mind you, but the kind where I eat a lot less of it and my digestive system doesn’t … Continue reading

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I’m a busy girl

..but never too busy for a great meal. I’ve been working (writing and also my full time corporate slave job) and going to school. It’s been really difficult to hammer out the time to get into the kitchen and just … Continue reading

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It’s been a busy week in the Confluent Kitchen..

HOWEVER, not because I’ve been cooking. I’ve been writing up a freaking storm though. Nothing new there. In addition to the copious amounts of writing I’ve been doing, I am the proud owner of my own personal website now. It’s … Continue reading

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Finishing Salts: That Thing I Wanted but Didn’t Know I Wanted

One of the real joys of receiving gifts for me is really the thought that someone puts into the idea. It’s not so much even the STUFF, but that someone thought of me enough to buy a gift with my … Continue reading

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Confluent Birthday: Stove Top Smoker Edition

There was recently a birthday here at the Confluent Kitchen. I will give you one hint.. It was mine. See, that was a good hint, right? Right?! I got some pretty rad gifts, one of them being a stove top … Continue reading

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Palsaik Korean BBQ – Off the wagon for the day

I saw a review for this place on the Cooking Channel, and I had high hopes when I walked in the door. I was totally not disappointed either. Those of you who have been following my saga, I’ve been more … Continue reading

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Reflections

I’ve been writing for Examiner.com for a month now. It’s been taking me a bit of time to find my voice. I know, here, that I have a clearly defined point of view. I didn’t really think about the challenges … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows: Tofu with Hollandaise Sauce

I’ve been thinking a lot about flavor profiles, and how I can get what I want out of my food without the meat or excessive sodium. Prior to today, I’ve really been phoning it in. Slapping a piece of fish … Continue reading

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An Open Love Letter to Bacon

As you may have noticed, I’ve gone vegetarian for the most part. I still eat fish but the overwhelming majority of the time… no meat. I do this not because animals have faces.. or because I feel a deep, moral … Continue reading

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Fresh Corn Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

As promised, I was able to get back into the kitchen today. I’ve had this sweet corn from the farmer’s market hanging out in the fridge for a little while now, I figured it was time to use or lose … Continue reading

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