Super Bowl Food: Pizza Nachos

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Next weekend is the Super Bowl, where even people like myself who know little about sports, and less about football, gather around the television and are suddenly avid fans. Every year I pick a team, usually based on colors, ‘outfits’, hairstyles (I like the dudes with big bushy long hair that poofs out of the helmet), or something else as equally meaningless, and I root for them, until I get distracted and forget football is even on. Usually socializing or jamming more food in my pie hole, because the other great part to the Super Bowl, besides the commercials, is […]

Straight Baguette {The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking Review & Giveaway}

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We haven’t had a good old fashioned book review on the site since summer and when Abrams publishing asked me if I would like to check out a book on bread baking I jumped at it. Bread baking is one of those skills I revere as essential to any well balanced chef. Bread is one of our most basic of foods for thousands of years and it seems to be it should be something we all strive to become good at. It’s also one of the most intimidating of things to me. For some reason, the idea of yeast, rising, kneading, […]