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Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse Meat 101

Grass fed vs corn fed, to age or not to age, New York vs Rib Eye, pork cheek and veal check, lamb, squab and pheasant. So much meat, so much to learn. School is back in session at Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse in Downtown Los Angeles. Meat 101 is designed to give food lovers an […]

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Bringing home the bacon

Nothing was ever free growing up as a kid. My dad always taught me, work hard, and you will be dutifully rewarded. So now it’s time to bring home the bacon, literally. The bacon goddess Rashida Purifoy, is teaching a series of bacon classes at Surfas in Culver City entitled Makin’ Bacon 101. For those […]

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Artisanal Bread Baking with Jerry Maybrook

There is nothing like a fresh loaf of home baked bread. But how do you get that bakery quality bread out of the oven in your own home? Artisanal baker Jerry Maybrook, one of the hidden jewels of the Los Angeles food world, is a pro when it comes to producing truly transcendent loaves of […]

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Italian Gastronomy for the Kiddies

When I was 10, I took a cooking class at the local community center in Whittier. We learned how to make things like cookies, spaghetti, and other simple dishes like grilled veggies and chicken skewers. But this is the age of celeb chefs and molecular gastronomy, we can’t have our kids making plain old turtle […]

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