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This Week in Food #227: Sous Vide Cooking

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8032473%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This Week in Food #227: Sous Vide Cooking Sous vide cooking is the process where food is held in bags without air. The direct translation is “under vacuum”. By using this process, a cook can keep the food at a steady temperature for hours. This… Continue reading This Week in Food #227: Sous Vide Cooking

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This Week in Food #226: Korean BBQ, Lasagna and Patience

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8030934%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This Week in Food #226: Korean BBQ, Lasagna and Patience This week is a solo session with your old friend Chef Tom. I talk about vegetarian lasagna, Korean BBQ, food photography and a story of patience. The main story is about our monthly dinner with… Continue reading This Week in Food #226: Korean BBQ, Lasagna and Patience

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This Week in Food #225: Cookie Club

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8029124%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This Week in Food #225: Cookie Club This Week Chef Wook Kang is back to talk with us about cooking across cultures, his new class. I talk about my class and our focus on cookies. We have several clubs at our school and some students… Continue reading This Week in Food #225: Cookie Club

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CHIC Podcast #224: Good Service

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8018546%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] CHIC Podcast #224: Good Service This week I talk about good service. How many times have we not gone back to a restaurant with excellent food because of sloppy or surly service? I talk about some of my favorites and not-so-favorites here in Chicago. Thanks… Continue reading CHIC Podcast #224: Good Service