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Mar 15, 2010
Hey, Have you thought of using the new egg method as a filling? ===SWAIN::----
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2009 on What Lies Beneath at IDEAS IN FOOD
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One of the best burgers I've had is made at Fathers Office in Culver City CA. The burger is made up of dry aged beef mixed with regular ground beef. The dry aged meat gives it a deep meaty flavor. Then on top is an amazing bacon onion marmalade. Truly a work of burger art! ====SWAIN:;:-----
Toggle Commented Aug 15, 2009 on Hamburger Technique at
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Cool... I gave the vaporizer a try with liquids a while back and had good luck with rosemary. The trick I found is getting the heat level at the correct smoke. Anyhow...looks like the class was super fun......wish I could have been there!!! ====SWAIN:::------
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2009 on The Flavor of Aroma at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Cool.... I will have to try....what smoking method did you use? ====SWAIN:::
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2009 on Smoked Phyllo at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2009 on Hey, It's Buckwheat! at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Wow what a menu! I gotta talk to you about the Potato Chip Ice Cream! Sounds like a must make item!
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2009 on The Kindai Dinner at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Quality and Size do many jokes here....must not say. ===SWAIN:::----
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2009 on Sea Urchin at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Very cool. I'm going to have to try sous vide wings. Do you need the bones on the plate? I guess it does tell the dinner it started life as a wing. Just would look sleeker without the very clean bones. Also I will have to try compressing herbs to checkout the various textures and flavor it brings out. ====SWAIN:::----
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2007 on Let's Talk Turkey at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Did you vacuum seal the infusion or just let it marinate for hours? ====SWAIN:::-----
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2007 on Tomato Infusion at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Darn you and your cool links! Now I'm drooling over a couple of those cool items! The Evaporator is just wildly interesting. The article also has me thinking that I spend way too much on kitchen gadgets as I have 12 of the 25 in the list! Still on my wish list is the Pacojet and then more space in my kitchen to put all of these big toys! Stuff not on the list that's also interesting: CVAP, IR Grill, Homogenizer, IR Thermometer, SuperBags, Vacuum Clarification, Percision Scales, and anyone what to add some items to the list. ====SWAIN::----
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2007 on Science and Technology at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Your hard drive might not be dead. I would pull out the drive or have someone remove the drive. Then get an external hard drive case (USB or Firewire) and install the drive. If it still works you can copy over your data, and you now have a nice external drive. It might be worth a try if you lost lots of data. =============Swain----
Toggle Commented Dec 5, 2006 on Goodbye to the Powerbook at IDEAS IN FOOD
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Cut to: Homer Simpson: (in a salivating state) "Ymmmmmm, branch of fennel rolled in goat cheese!, Ymmmmmm" Fade to black. ------------ No, no. It does sound interesting. Just not sure about chewing on a branch of any thing? I guess I would have to give it a try first. The goat however looks amazing! I've never had goat what is the flavor like? ======SWAIN::::::-----------
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2006 on Goat Shoulder; so close at IDEAS IN FOOD
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I really like these ironic lines. Here are a couple from me. -------------- Irony is someone who is so obsessed with not using salt they bug their friends not to use salt, but have no problem eating a polish dog, fast food, or a frozen dinner! Irony is someone that refuses to eat food at home made with onions, but loves to go out for Mexican food? --------------- I could see this list getting very big! ===============SWAIN::::::::::::------------------
Toggle Commented Sep 27, 2006 on Irony Is... at IDEAS IN FOOD
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