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Popovers: BLT Steak (NYC) Recipe

on a serendipitous business lunch, my cousin got to have the gruyere popovers at BLT Steak in NYC accompanied with a little card that has the recipe. So she sent the recipe and I got to baking!

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Baking: Popovers Attempt 1

My cousin made me popovers over the summer, and they were delicious. I’ve had popovers before, but I was never really impressed – probably because they were made in a restaurant and were not served piping hot right out of the oven. if not eaten straight from the oven, they tend to get soggy and […]

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Recipe: Momofuku Pork Shoulder

This recipe is for the Momofuku pork shoulder for ramen noodles taken from the Momofuku cookbook I got for christmas this past season. The recipe is as follows: 3lb boneless pork shoulder 1/4c kosher salt 1/4c sugar Mix the salt and sugar together and rub all over pork shoulder, wrap in plastic, and leave in […]

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Food: Creme Brulee for 40

As a dessert to follow the great chili pot of 2010, I decided to make creme brulee servings for 40 people. Creme brulee is easily one of the most consistent desserts I make, but to make it for 40 – I encountered some problems. the first was the 40 servings – I only had about […]

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Food: Epic Chili Dinner

As a challenge for myself, I sometimes like to host large dinner parties where I am responsible for cooking almost all the food for the night. The latest dinner was my biggest yet. Normally I had been cooking for 15-20 guests, which was a challenge in itself in my old place with a single oven […]

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Recipe: Apple Fruit Leather

Ingredients: 8-10 medium sized apples* cut into 1 inch cubes (or any other uniform size) 1 cinnamon stick ~1/4 tsp nutmeg I diced up 9 red delicious apples into 1=inch cubes and threw them into the pot with a couple tablespoons of water, turned the heat on high, and covered it. This helped almost “steam” […]

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Recipe: Pretzel Rolls

Pretzel Rolls Adapted from Bon Appetit January 1994 2 3/4 cups bread flour (420 gms) – I use King Arthur Unbleached Bread Flour 1 envelope quick-rising yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon of celery seed or powder 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (about) hot water (125°F to 130°F) Cornmeal 8 cups water […]

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Recipe: Deep-fried Oreo

Although there is always the great carnival food stand-bys like cotton candy, kettle corn, and funnel cake, but there has been more and more talk about the unique deep-fried treats too. Deep-fried snickers bar, deep-fried twinkies, and deep-fried oreos have shown up at fairs/carnivals, rivalling the all-time boss of fair-food: pork rinds. So I got […]

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Recipe: Marshmallows (Plain)

Since my cousin told me about it, I’ve been wanting to try making homemade marshmallows. She recommended the Smitten Kitchen recipe – so I went online to find it. One of the big reasons I was interested in this is that it involved boiling sugar. I had made spun sugar before and although it was […]

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Roasted Artichoke

Roasted Artichokes (for recipe, see below) During the last trip to Lotte, they had 2 artichokes for $1. I haven’t eaten fresh artichokes in years, so I got four. I read a couple recipes online and sort of combined what I liked from them to make this. I’m a big fan of lemon and chipotle, […]

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