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    im a nurse but i want to be a chef! :D any tips?

    keep cooking a passion, not your occupation. I worked for many years cooking and am very happy I didnt turn it into a life long career. Food for me hasn't been tainted or ruined by the long long long hours on the line year after backbreaking year. rather, i get to be creative and still...
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    favorite herb pairing with truffles

    thinking more white truffle oil than the real deal
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    favorite herb pairing with truffles

    if your two flavors are white truffes and (insert herb here) over say cannellini beans, what herb do you favor?  to add a twist... does that change if cauliflower is part of the dish? thanks for your thoughts. rick
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    everybody has their own version and their own method of preparation out in the back country. Most seem to tend towards the sweet rather than the savory. What do you do, and how?
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    it's seed time!

    what are you growing this year and what dishes are you dreaming your garden'll produce. KY? I'm drooling for late summer heirlooms
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    Dutch Oven, Chicken 'n' Dumplings, sorta

    the bicuits look scrumptious!
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    wood burning ultralight stove

    if my shoulders could handle a cast iron dutch oven, I'd bring that too. KY, what do you carry if your out solo, our out in a group?
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    wood burning ultralight stove

    the two burner reference is obviously not for when I'm out alone, yet I still bring two. the wood burning stove sucks if you've been under a couple days of rain. What fits inside that little wood burner is my alchohol stove. it's less than 2 ounces in weight, made out of a heineken can, cost me...
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    wood burning ultralight stove

    if no interest, why bother responding? Conversation with people not interested in the topic is lame. No offense intended, but of course you don't want to start wood fires where wood fires are banned. Also, no plugging involved in my post, if you read it, it said I was interested in TRYing it out...
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    with no allegiance or ego to answer to

    prairie, any quick bread ideas using lard. I'm a fan of a more sour dough?
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    with no allegiance or ego to answer to

    heirloomer, love the lard! (sounds like a good mantra) speaking of...I'm planing duck confit, full leg not shredded, for my next trip along the Maine coast, any tips or side ideas other than potatos? Have you ever stored cuts in fat on trail? What do you think that max stay is in weather of...
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    wood burning ultralight stove

    spam??? have you guys even looked at the link? I'm not trying to advertise anything! Are there any backcountry cooks here or not?
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