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Intermediate staples?

Bartje Boemboe // Frank FestivalBartje Boemboe // Frank Festival by Merlijn Hoek (cc by-nc-nd)

Phunniemee asks, "What's the next level after basic? What should I keep in my fridge and pantry to enable me to cook slightly more interesting than basic food?" The primroses were over kicks off the answers with a great tip on lemons 🍋 and furnace.heart brings the link love for various pantry staples by cuisine.🌶
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Meanwhile, over in Fanfare, people are talking about the novel In an Absent Dream 📖, and the film The Old Guard 🎬 among other things.

07/31/20
by taz

It's Alimentary, My Dear Watson

Cooking & EatingCooking & Eating by ☼☼Jo Zimny Photos☼☼ (cc by-nc-nd)

A digest of recent food culture posts on Mefi:

The Food Timeline, evolution of foods dating back to before 17,000BC ⏳; Maria Orosa, Filipina food technologist, chemist, humanitarian, war hero 👩🏽‍🔬; The D.C. Region Doesn’t Have Full-Time Food Critics of Color. Why That Matters 📰; Archeology of Taste is a project about childhood memories 🍭; Consider the potato: How do you prefer yours? 🥔; The Food Flow Model, a web of connections across the continental U.S. 🚚; What Makes Good Comfort Food? A LitHub conversation 🍝; The most taxing work in the kitchen is brain work 🧠Iceland’s last McDonald’s burger simply won’t rot, even after 10 years 🍔.

11/10/19
by taz

so many spoons... and lists, especially lists

Order_Up: Wide ShotOrder_Up: Wide Shot by BrickWares (cc by)

"a lot of the boring stuff gets elided": feckless fecal fear mongering offers a fascinating description of his workday as a professional chef for an Ask Me poster who says I want watch how people in professional kitchens clean, prep, and execute a service.

11/24/15
by taz

What are your best kitchen organization hacks?

Most "granite" isn't. Granite that is.

Granite Installation, Santa Cecilia Countertop, and Tile Backsplash DesignGranite Installation by granite-charlotte (cc by)

The word granite has come to mean any stone counter top which is unfortunate because the many different types of stone that react in very different ways when confronted with typical kitchen usage. So let me try and shed a little light on the subject. This is not intended as a geology lecture but we'll go part way there.

06/05/12
by jessamyn

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