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February 24, 2005

Will Cook For Food

Brocolli_1A single peeled grape, still on its stem, dipped in unsweetened peanut butter and bread crumbs: the breakdown of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich to its essence. Chef Grant Achatz, formerly from the French Laundry, documents the concept development, prototypes, new methods of eating, and brand identity for his new restaurant, Alinea. (From ”Core 77”). More from Inside the Alinea Food Lab

Egg and bacon ice cream? Snail porridge? Umami broth ? Many other unusual dining experiences at the Fat Duck restaurant

History of Pie

Egg, bacon, chips and beans, Russell Davies' blog about a dishes served in ordinary diners in London. Also, A meal in a can - This claimed to be Omlette, chips and beans. Much more at British Food at its finest and most fragrant

Dim Sum Menu. (From John’s blog)

Chinese New Year: The Sweets

Winners of The Greatest Grilled Cheese Sandwich in America

The Tire Cooker, the simplest solar cooker I have ever seen. One of many solar cookers

Peggy’s obsolete goodies & antiquated recipes. (From ”This is not a blog”)

The food sculptures of Jim Victor

Beware La Vaca Loca, from Food safety music

Kitchen tools: Magnetic timer. Julian Appelius, a ceramic breadknife and cucumber grater for the preparation of England’s traditional tea sandwich

Gourmet Salt: Reference Guide. (From "Information Junk")

Fire up a retro BBQ from 1956

Noodles, reinvented - Pasta without starch

Brian Kane’s online journal as he changes careers by studying to become a professional chef

Never heard of it before: Pungent Petai beans

In memory of HST. Gonzo but not forgotten from AveryAnt: Hunter goes to Heaven

Photo above Copyright © eGullet.org, Reprinted with Permission. Many More Unusual Dining Experiences Here

Talking about cooking, today’s “Blog Of The Day” is “Easy Bake Coven”, name taken from an episode of The Simpsons. If you know of a blog that should be considered as “Blog Of The Day”, please email me at realhanan (at) yahoo (dot) com, or post a comment at the bottom of this post.

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That tire cooker is great. But OR & WA would starve or eat cold food ... hmmmm.

Posted by: Steel Turman at Feb 24, 2005 1:08:20 AM

ooOOooo... love the antiquated recipes, yes indeedy!

Posted by: Anne at Feb 24, 2005 10:55:24 AM

Thanks for the collection of food links. Mmmm...dim sum. Must have har gao!

Posted by: Grace at Mar 4, 2005 8:02:49 AM