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    Kamikoto knives

    There are too many reputable companies to choose from if you are looking at getting a good knife. Don't waste your money on this junk. There are better bangs for the buck, just ask
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    Most delicious Brussel Sprouts

    As a lover of sprouts any way except over cooked and frozen are not very good. Most often I do roasted, shredded and braised or steamed as goto methods
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    Thickening Tomato Sauce

    Just keep simmering longer.   Xanthan gum will do a good job of thickening sauces but use a very small amount.  A little goes a long way.
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    Greek Wedged Potatoes

    The crustys that stick to the pan are the best part. Cooks treat
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    What did you have for dinner?

    Cuban themed grilled shrimp was served with black beans and rice
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    Do you like to cook or be cooked for?

    I would rather cook my meals than have them cooked for me
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    boiling water start, hard boiled eggs

    Nice picture ordo. The center has a slight wetness to it. Which to me is perfect
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    What did you have for dinner?

    Yes I was super impressed by those scallops as well. Just perfect!
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    Food - The Enemy

    I don't see food as an enemy. I would much rather have a steak, a drink or a cigar every so often than live a few more years in a nursing home. I have watched my mother who has advanced dementia waste away year on end and still keeps going. No way to spend your life. Eat drink and be happy. It's...
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    What component (not dish) did you make from scratch (ferment, cure, pickle, spice blend) that you ar

    As a burger topping yesterday I made sliced portabella mushrooms browned and finished in port, topped with English Cheddar which was melted a bit from the hot mushrooms
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    boiling water start, hard boiled eggs

    I have used this exact method many times using 5-6 min and pressure with 5-6 cool down and it works very well
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    boiling water start, hard boiled eggs

    The oven sounds interesting. I steam for 10 min then ice them down. Perfect Nice soft boiled at 5 min. Solid whites and creamy yolks
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    What did you have for dinner?

    Fabulous looking plates Dcarch. Your plating is always stunning We had beach plans which were changed since my wife is recovering from presumed Lyme disease and can't be in the sun while on antibiotics. So we stayed home and I cooked of course I ended up making burgers grilled on the Weber...
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    What did you have for dinner?

    Pollo your French cut chicken is stunning, just stunning Goldi nice photos. Your food looks so appetizing
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    What did you have for dinner?

    Petals and Jake t, awesome meals
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