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For those who might need any last minute ideas, hints, recipes or inspiration for the big meal, I’ve gathered a couple of links here that might be of interest.
On Roasting the Turkey
1. This video entitled Just Put the F*cking Turkey in the Oven kind of speaks for itself. A professional cooking school teacher shows you [...]
There has been a lot of talk about kale lately. Perhaps too much. That doesn’t make it bad, just somewhat overhyped. Yet kale can still be a very luscious ingredient, in addition to being a nutritional powerhouse.
I had an extraordinary salad recently starring raw kale in a very lemon-y vinaigrette loaded with grated Parmesan [...]
In fact, maybe the best scrambled eggs I’ve had in forever. Made with ingredients that I had on hand. And a perfect breakfast if you’re on the Paleo diet.
Here’s what: Cook up some good quality bacon. Set aside. Save enough of the fat in the pan to saute up a little chopped onion. Until [...]
Nothing quite says spring like asparagus. Sure, you can get it year round, but the tastiest asparagus appears this time of year. Your best option is to try to locate some at a farmer’s market, but even if you don’t have one nearby, be sure to ask the produce people in your supermarket when [...]
Remember when avocado was inextricably linked to guacamole? Well now it’s in sandwiches, in smoothies, in breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, and in snacks in between. Avocado has become a national obsession.
I’ll smear it on grainy toast for the kids’ breakfast. And I might even top it off with a few pistachio [...]
Excellent article in the NY Times on how an overweight chef lost a whole lot of weight. I include this excerpt below from Allison Adato, the author of the recent book “Smart Chefs Stay Slim.”
ENJOY WHAT YOU LOVE. Chefs like Rick Bayless and Eric Ripert don’t try to supplant chicken-liver crostini with droopy steamed vegetables. [...]