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Wordalicious Wednesday: Familiarity

My brother Tarek and I were driving a few days ago when a giant bug flew in through my window. Normally, bugs don’t scare me and I’ll kill them with little hesitation, but this was some type of mutant and … Continue reading

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Focaccia: Power Food for Power Nappers

Every weekday morning, I hopped out of bed, excited and raring to go to culinary school. Coming to Northwest was a huge motivator, and even if I was completely exhausted or something was bothering me, one of the last thoughts … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Here: Making Pasta! This is How I Roll.

When I was somewhere between 8 and 10 years old, I figured out how to use our family’s VCR (today, that sounds way behind today’s youth!), and the first things that I wanted to tape (after Power Rangers) were cooking … Continue reading

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Wordalicious Wednesday: Pazienza

I sleep with a stack of cookbooks on my bed. Is that a little bit strange? Right now I’m curled up with Alton Brown, Heston Blumenthal, Rocco Dispirito, and a new printed buddy. Three Gordon Ramsays came to visit last … Continue reading

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Project CHEF: Investing in Food and Our Future

All too often we hear about something great, like a store, show, or restaurant, and file it away in the Remember to Check Out section of our mental rolodexes. Other times, news of splendiferousness will bonk you on the head … Continue reading

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