sgsvirgil's Recent Activity

  1. sgsvirgil posted a new thread.

    Pro tip

    If you drizzle a little coconut oil over your kale, it slides easier from your plate into the garbage. :cool:

    Forum: Food & Cooking

    Feb 22, 2018 at 12:12 AM
  2. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Hi there.

    Hello and welcome! You will find a lot of very good information here. Enjoy! :-)

    Feb 20, 2018 at 4:07 AM
  3. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Pork Smell?.

    It can be a number of things. But, funky smells associated with being in the package tend to dissipate rather quickly once the package...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 4:05 AM
  4. sgsvirgil replied to the thread New Labor rule would let employers keep workers’ tips.

    No worries, my friend. We all have those days. :-)

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:05 PM
  5. sgsvirgil liked panini's post in the thread New Labor rule would let employers keep workers’ tips.

    @sgsvirgil , I completely understand what you are saying. My point, I answered the OP's ?. I think the employer is responsible for his...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 9:44 PM
  6. sgsvirgil liked kuan's post in the thread Hello and help with professional courtesy.

    Technique is so important. The most important IMO.

    Feb 19, 2018 at 9:43 PM
  7. sgsvirgil liked Pat Pat's post in the thread Hello and help with professional courtesy.

    Personally, I don't mind or worry too much about giving people a recipe in terms of the ingredient list and amount. It's the directions...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 9:43 PM
  8. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Hello and help with professional courtesy.

    And never give away your secrets. Whenever I'm asked for a recipe, I always give a version of it. That way, they will never get it to...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 6:11 AM
  9. sgsvirgil liked Pat Pat's post in the thread Hello and help with professional courtesy.

    It's not really a problem. You're always supposed to do it the way the establishment you're working at wants you to do. You can try to...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 6:07 AM
  10. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Searing Scallops.

    Its the gradual breakdown in the proteins that begins where the surface of the scallop meets the air. The reaction between those...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 6:05 AM
  11. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Dodgy food storage.

    Viola! Problem solved! :-) Ok...I get the blanching idea to save some time. But, why the insistence that the fish be stored on a...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:59 AM
  12. sgsvirgil replied to the thread New Labor rule would let employers keep workers’ tips.

    Ok, but this is not the place for those rants. This is not a political website. I think I speak for the majority when I say we come...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:51 AM
  13. sgsvirgil liked jimyra's post in the thread New Labor rule would let employers keep workers’ tips.

    It does not matter what I think I can not change a thing. One thing I enjoy about this site is a lack of political rants and discussions..

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  14. sgsvirgil liked koukouvagia's post in the thread Searing Scallops.

    Also, put a scallop dish on special and move out those old scallops as quickly as possible. And it’s good advice from the previous...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:47 PM
  15. sgsvirgil replied to the thread Searing Scallops.

    I think you are correct. There are some very good source materials out there that talk about the caramelization and Maillard processes...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:43 PM