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Aki and Alex
Levittown, PA
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Years Past October 19, 2018 October 19, 2017 October 19, 2016 October 19, 2015 October 19, 2014 October 19, 2013 October 19, 2012 October 19, 2011 October 19, 2010 October 19, 2009 October 19, 2008 October 19, 2006 October 19,... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Years Past October 18, 2018 October 18, 2017 October 18, 2016 October 18, 2015 October 18, 2014 October 18, 2013 October 18, 2012 October 18, 2011 October 18, 2010 October 18, 2009 October 18, 2008 October 18, 2007 October 18,... Continue reading
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Years Past October 17, 2018 October 17, 2017 October 17, 2016 October 17, 2015 October 17, 2014 October 17, 2013 October 17, 2012 October 17, 2011 October 17, 2009 October 17, 2008 October 17, 2007 October 17, 2006 October 17,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
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I have finally come back to our potato rolls. This version I increased the heavy cream in the recipe and reduced the buttermilk. I pulled out some of the potato flakes and increased the salt. I brushed the exterior with... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Everything bagels are seasoned from the outside in. The combination of onion, garlic, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, salt, and, occasionally, caraway seeds creates an extremely well rounded and savory bagel. We have explored using everything flavoring in everything from noodles... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
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The season dictates the form. Years Past October 14, 2018 October 14, 2017 October 14, 2016 October 14, 2015 October 14, 2014 October 14, 2013 October 14, 2012 October 14, 2011 October 14, 2010 October 14, 2009 October 14, 2008... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
Food for thought. Years Past October 13, 2018 October 13, 2017 October 13, 2016 October 13, 2015 October 13, 2014 October 13, 2013 October 13, 2012 October 13, 2011 October 13, 2009 October 13, 2008 October 13, 2007 October 13,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Make sure your whipped cream game is solid. Years Past October 12, 2018 October 12, 2017 October 12, 2016 October 12, 2015 October 12, 2014 October 12, 2013 October 12, 2012 October 12, 2011 October 12, 2010 October 12, 2009... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at IDEAS IN FOOD
That's fantastic
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Caramelized Cream Cooking at IDEAS IN FOOD
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There was a time when I would have done my best to smooth out the tops of my marshmallows to make perfect squares. These days I embrace the swirl, it makes them prettier anyway. Years Past October 11, 2018 October... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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...are meant to be eaten. When I saw these haunted houses online I knew we had to get one. Once Alex and I brought it home, we all agreed that we would enjoy looking at it for a little while... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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We were thrilled to share our caramelized cream cooked eggs with Kristin Miglore, of Genius Recipe Fame, over at Food52. In conversation, she was able to get us to dive deeper into our thoughts as she asked about our process... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Without the question we have no direction. Years Past October 8, 2018 October 8, 2017 October 8, 2016 October 8, 2015 October 8, 2014 October 8, 2013 October 8, 2012 October 8, 2011 October 8, 2010 October 8, 2009 October... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Years Past October 7, 2018 October 7, 2017 October 7, 2016 October 7, 2015 October 7, 2014 October 7, 2013 October 7, 2012 October 7, 2011 October 7, 2010 October 7, 2009 October 7, 2008 October 7, 2007 October 7,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Sometimes Alex will surprise me with a doughnut. It doesn't happen all the time--then it wouldn't be a surprise, but it always makes me happy. This is a strawberry-angel doughnut, one of my favorites. I took a couple of bites... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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As we get closer to opening the new shop in Virginia, we have begun revisiting our fried chicken. It dawned on us that we really like chicken nuggets so perhaps we should entertain the idea. Our first run was using... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
Adding a second shop is teaching us a lot about what we don't know. It's hard to toot your own horn and to reach out to people and ask for help. This new project has forced us to do both... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Many years ago, when we were working at a private ranch, one of the chefs who worked in the employee kitchen came in from the dining room and threw her hands up in the air. "They're putting ranch dressing on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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It's official. Curiosity Doughnuts will be opening in the new food hall in the new Whole Foods Market in Tyson's Corner, VA on October 30, 2019. We're going to start with the doughnuts and, once we've settled in, we'll bring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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We revisited our caramelized cream cooking technique. Tonight we put a thick layer of cream in a saute pan and added boiled and smashed potatoes. We cooked the potatoes in the cream, letting it boil and evaporate. As the cream... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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How do we improve? That is the constant question. We look at the elements of what we do and see how they perform. We adjust and tinker. We don't always know what needs improvement. It takes breaking what works to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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A still life. Years Past September 29, 2018 September 29, 2017 September 29, 2016 September 29, 2015 September 29, 2014 September 29, 2013 September 29, 2012 September 29, 2011 September 29, 2010 September 29, 2009 September 29, 2008 September 29,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
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We grabbed this quote and imagery from Austin Kleon, author of the brilliant book, Steal Like an Artist. Years Past September 28, 2018 September 28, 2017 September 28, 2016 September 28, 2015 September 28, 2014 September 28, 2013 September 28,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD
we put them into a dehydrator until they were dry very sciency
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2019 on Blackened Yuzu Zest at IDEAS IN FOOD
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We are huge fans of fermented black beans. Years ago we created Japanese Yams and Cheese, for Maximum Flavor, that we topped with freeze dried fermented black beans. We have made fermented black bean seasoned sausage and beurre monte. Recently... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at IDEAS IN FOOD