Best Food Reading for 08/17/2017

Butter-Poached Shrimp with Grits | The Splendid Table “Shrimp/prawns, so often overcooked in boiling water, are beautifully poached in butter—they remain tender, do not become rubbery, and develop an almost unfamiliar sweetness. What better pairing for buttery shrimp than butter-loving grits? One of the great regional American dishes, it is…

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Best Food Reading for 12/02/2015

IBM Watson Outputs Recommended Original Turkey Recipe for Holidays – Fortune “When asked if Watson had a preferred roast turkey recipe, an IBM spokeswoman said such a simple dish is “a little less typical of the types of recipes Chef Watson will generate.”” tags: f ibm watson turkey Bread Crumb…

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Best Food Reading for 11/26/2015

How to Fix Dry, Overcooked Thanksgiving Turkey | Epicurious.com “So odds are, you’ve ended up with perfectly cooked dark meat, and the breast meat has paid the price. It’s turning cottony and crumbly as you slice it, and panic strikes. What to do?” tags: f turkey thanksgiving Smooth and Silky…

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Best Food Reading for 11/16/2015

Pumpkin Gruyère Gratin with Thyme recipe | Epicurious.com “Any kind of firm, sweet pumpkin or squash can be used for this recipe. If you want a shortcut, you can buy pre-cubed butternut squash. Just make sure the surface of the squash looks fresh and moist.” tags: f pumpkin gruyère Stuffing…

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Best Food Reading for 11/05/2015

How to Understand and Enjoy Cheesesteaks | Lucky Peach “Philadelphia and cheesesteaks: two nouns synonymous in the annals of our national culinary lore. Popular history goes that sometime in the 1930s, Pat and Harry Olivieri operated a hot dog cart in South Philly, one that would soon become Pat’s King…

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2011 Road Trip: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This last week was my son Will’s Spring Break from school, so he and I took a 1750+ mile (2800+ km) road trip from our home in upstate New York, USA, down south to Tennessee. Over several blog entries I’ll highlight where we went and what we did. This is…

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