Posts Tagged ‘Jacques Pepin’

Praise for the Plain Old Supermarket

Long ago, about five years ago, or as my husband and I call it: Before Kid, I had lots and lots of time on my hands. We lived in San Francisco in our small flat and we enjoyed our Leisure Time. Leisure Time meant lounging lazily on our days off, reading the newspaper in its entirety, window shopping for hours and just meandering. Now, After Kid, Time is precious because it seems there is too little of it that we can call ‘Free’.

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Use Your Dinner Plate to Sharpen your Knife- REALLY!

Next to my hands, my knives are the most important tools in my kitchen. And because they are so important, my knives get the utmost in attention and care. This means a few things that I believe are Cardinal Rules for all your cutlery: I ALWAYS wash them by hand; I NEVER put them in the bottom of the sink; I NEVER scrape the blade on my cutting board and most importantly, I ALWAYS make sure my knives are sharp.

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