Category Archives: Rambling

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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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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Mise en Place: Sara Moulton, I respectfully disagree

I was playing on the interwebs recently and ran across a post on Sara Moulton’s blog about mise en place. Now, I wasn’t always a subscriber to the whole concept of prepping ingredients. In my early cooking days, I was … Continue reading

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I am a paid writer!@##%$*^@

The articles that I wrote over the weekend were apparently enough to solidify my position at Examiner. I am now officially eligible to get paid for my work. Now, when I say ‘get paid’.. what I really mean is ‘get … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Finds

This weekend has been super busy for me. I’ve been writing up a storm for the examiner, as evidenced by: http://www.examiner.com/review/celebrate-national-ice-cream-day-with-coolhaus http://www.examiner.com/article/grilling-101 http://www.examiner.com/article/burbank-farmers-market-bounty-right-outside-your-front-door So, check them out and subscribe, please. 😀 Enough cross posting and hawking my own wares. Down … Continue reading

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