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Cooking Myths

I remember when I used to think searing sealed in juices.  Such an innocent time in my cooking life.  Huffington Post recently had a summary of their top myths. Common Cooking Myths Debunked: Screaming Lobsters And More Eventually I’ll read all these … Continue reading

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Spicy Beef Kabobs

I’m sure I don’t need to remind anyone it’s currently prime grilling season.  Grilling beef can get pricey for those tender cuts we all crave.  Enter the beef kabob.

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Smoked Wings

My smoking obsession still has not faded.  This week, I’ll share how I did my wings.

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Anthony Bourdain @ Google: Youtube Video

Another great interview at Google, this time with Chef/Author/TV Host Bourdain.  It’s long, but a very interesting watch.  Food culture, cooking, being a chef, and hosting a tv show are all covered in this talk. [youtube]

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Pickled Turnips

A few years ago I spent some time working in the Middle East and consequently fell in love with the food.  One of my favorite additions to the meals served over there were the different pickled vegetables.  One of my … Continue reading

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Steak on the Broiler

For me, Wednesday is the hardest night of the week to cook dinner.  Too tired to put a lot of effort into a meal, and I’ve run out of leftovers from the weekend to reheat.  Often the solution is to … Continue reading

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Youtube: How Soy Sauce is Made

[youtube] If you’ve never seen it before – take a look at the process for making soy sauce.  I’ll be honest, when it’s fermenting it doesn’t look very delicious!

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Doh! Perfect Deep Dish Pizza Crust

I discovered my favorite pizza dough recipe on a few years ago.  It’s quick, easy, and bakes very nicely. Start off by combining all your dry ingredients in a food processor: 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/2 … Continue reading

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Smoked Sweet Corn

The smoker isn’t just for meats.  When you smoke sweet corn not only does it come out perfectly cooked but it also evolves the taste something fantastic. Easy prep work, a perfect side dish that will bring you back for … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey

Well, it took less time than anticipated to unleash a smoked meal post here at Cook Until Epic. I had my parents over a few weeks back for a dinner I prepared on the smoker.  Mom enjoyed it enough that … Continue reading

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