Category Archives: Food

Alton Brown’s Inevitable Edible Tour

Last night was one of the coolest nights that I’ve had in a long time. Confluent Boyfriend and I drove down to Cerritos (which is about an hour south in heavy LA traffic) to see Alton Brown’s Inevitable Edible Tour. … 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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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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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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Mediterranean Cous Cous Salad

After a long day of running errands and being generally awesome, I decided that a light dinner was in order… mostly because I was tired and didn’t feel like doing anything ultra fancy. Confluent Boyfriend and I took a trip … Continue reading

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Nectarines in a Balsamic Glaze: Inspiration from Adversity

The other day I was getting ready for work.. packing up my lunch as per usual. I decided on a salad with cherry tomatoes, cheddar, greens, and a balsamic dressing. I threw a nectarine into the box for good measure, … Continue reading

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