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This Week in Food #279: Gadgets

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8101278%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Chef Wook is back in the saddle this week. We talk about the subject of gadgets for the kitchen. We don’t talk about the normal ones. For instance, Chef Wook’s favorite gadget is the spork! I have an affinity for great rolling pins and plenty… Continue reading This Week in Food #279: Gadgets

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This Week in Food #278: High School Food Service

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8099700%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] I’m not feeling so great today because I have a cold. It’s a short one about my experience in the fast food industry. I was inspired to talk about this because Mc Donalds hired 50,000 workers in one day at 14,000 outlets. That’s great for… Continue reading This Week in Food #278: High School Food Service

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This Week in Food #277: High Altitude Baking

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8098733%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week we talk about a new book by the folks at Tartine Bread in San Francisco. They  have an easy way to make sourdough and I think it’s great for beginners. I also talk about what I won’t talk about: high altitude baking and… Continue reading This Week in Food #277: High Altitude Baking

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This Week in Food #276: Recipe Creativity

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8097489%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week, Chef Wook and I answer a question from one of our listeners, Eddie Hagler. Eddie asked us to talk about the art of changing a recipe to suit your tastes, situation or lack of/excess of ingredients that you can use. Wook suggests looking… Continue reading This Week in Food #276: Recipe Creativity

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This Week in Food #275: Saute

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8095713%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week Chef Wook and I examine the process of saute. It uses a small amount of fat and cooks the food very quickly. We also talk about food dyes, our favorite foods when we’re very hungry and we look at real books versus electronic… Continue reading This Week in Food #275: Saute