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This Week in Food #309: American Meal

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8149804%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week we explore the American meal through a video Chef Wook and I produced. We made roasted chicken, blanched broccoli, roasted potatoes and caramel walnut brownie. Sounds pretty good doesn’t it? We show several essential cooking techniques including roasting, trussing, blanching, baking and some… Continue reading This Week in Food #309: American Meal

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This Week in Food #308: Thanksgiving Ideas

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8148415%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week we offer some great ideas for Thanksgiving day. You don’t have to compete with Martha Stewart to have a great time. We talk about cooking the bird, some interesting sides and a look into how to make great pie. Thanks for listening and… Continue reading This Week in Food #308: Thanksgiving Ideas

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This Week in Food #307: Got a Full Belly Shack

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8146764%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week we visited Belly Shack, Bill Kim’s restaurant under the el here in Chicago. Wook and our friends enjoyed ourselves quite a bit. I also talk about the great new classes I’m teaching. They are quite engaged but they struggle with baker’s percentage. I… Continue reading This Week in Food #307: Got a Full Belly Shack

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This Week in Food #306: French Restaurants

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8143564%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week Chef Wook and I start with an e-mail from a listener who is interested in finding great French restaurants here in Chicago. Chef Wook worked at one of the best in the city, Le Nomade. So we have lots to talk about. We… Continue reading This Week in Food #306: French Restaurants