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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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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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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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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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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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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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