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iSimmer’s blog slides over to WordPress.com

This may take some time as I live life faster then I can write about it. You might find some of the posts lacking script or jumbled but that is due to the landslide from Vox to WordPress. I’ll sort … Continue reading

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Portions:  4 servings Preparation time: 35 minutes   Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter 1 small yellow onion, peeled and diced 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and quartered 1 pound of Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered … Continue reading

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EAT YOUR BROCCOLI!

Raw broccoli I’ve cooked a lot of broccoli over the years. Personally I think its best served bright green, still firm in texture with a bit of crunch left in it. I prefer steaming over water rather than blanching in … Continue reading

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A Review of Heat

Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Qu   Heat, Bill Buford, 2006, Alfred A. Knopf. Random House, 315 pages.   Heat (An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-maker, and Apprentice … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into where it all started

Cooking at 6 years of age and a really bad childhood picture of me doing what I do for a living now, cook, but without the chair….Oh! And the fancy pants! My mom made some of my clothes, and believe … Continue reading

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