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  Topic: Really basic bean question . . . .
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 7
Views: 11752

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:14 am   Subject: Really basic bean question . . . .
I have two rules for dried beans:
Discard the water you soak then in and don't salt the water you cook them in. Other than that they are almost bullet proof.
  Topic: The Price of Bread
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 17
Views: 30036

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2005 6:21 pm   Subject: The Price of Bread
When I'm in France I see the prices of specialty breads and sometimes I'm shocked... 5 euros a kilo is normal for "special" loaves. Baguettes are always cheap in France though. Germany I think is a re ...
  Topic: Which cookbook do you use the most?
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 141
Views: 304156

PostForum: Resources   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:29 pm   Subject: Which cookbook do you use the most?
For me cookbooks are for inspiration, I almost never follow the recipes exactly as they were written. I currently have about 60 cook books (had many more but we moved from the US to Switzerland six ye ...
  Topic: Hmmm, what shall I cook?
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 18
Views: 32373

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2005 6:00 pm   Subject: Hmmm, what shall I cook?
If I have extra time I bake bread...today I had some extra time, see:
http://images5.theimagehosting.com/bread1.2.JPG

If I have too much time on my hands I post lots of pictures of my food:
http: ...
  Topic: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 27
Views: 48312

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 8:46 pm   Subject: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
Dull knives? I found this on Egullet: http://forums.egullet.org/index.php?showtopic=26036
  Topic: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 27
Views: 48312

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 8:33 pm   Subject: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
You can't touch it? Ridiculous! Run from the product and run from the store! The very least they should is have a display out with each of the knives. To me, that is just arrogance! I would write Glob ...
  Topic: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 10
Views: 16534

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:33 pm   Subject: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
Well, the joke was on me. I got a call this morning from my editor and she wants me to cut my 700 word review down to 200 words because they don’t have the space. If she only knew how much trouble I ...
  Topic: Learning about wine
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 53
Views: 57034

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 7:18 pm   Subject: Learning about wine
Hi Rainey,
I love wine....really, really love wine! I have loved it for over 20 years, but I made a big mistake in my opinion. I got way too deep into the academics of it and lost it's true purpose. ...
  Topic: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 10
Views: 16534

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:14 pm   Subject: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
Hello everyone,
Ok, I have written the article. I'm not too sure about copyrights and posting it in this forum and I really don't want to upset my editor, so I have posted the article on my home pag ...
  Topic: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 10
Views: 16534

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 7:43 pm   Subject: Restaurant Review Dilemma in Basel...Need Advice.
Hi Everyone,
I have a dilemma. I have been asked to write a restaurant review for a glossy Swiss magazine. I was given a list of Restaurants in Basel to pick from and I chose the Restaurant Rollerhof ...
  Topic: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 27
Views: 48312

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:26 pm   Subject: Not all Sabatier knives are the same
Hi Everyone,
I just found out something interesting. Sabatier is a style of knife not a company. Just like Laguiole knives, lots of different companies make them. This accounts for the variation in q ...
  Topic: foodie movies
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 72
Views: 102914

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:36 am   Subject: foodie movies
Swiss Chef - Vatel has not been through New Zealand yet so I look forward to when it does.


Really? It has been out in Europe for several years!
  Topic: Cooking and Eating in Switzerland
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 7
Views: 14528

PostForum: Around the world on a zucchini   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:32 pm   Subject: Cooking and Eating in Switzerland
Speaking of cheese... Very Happy

We go every Fall to the Käseteilets in the Berner Oberland. The cheese is way-way-way beyond good and NOTHING like store bought cheese. We usually look for some hobelkäs ...
  Topic: Henkles, Wusthof, Global, OH MY!!!
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 27
Views: 48312

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:44 am   Subject: Another link for carbon steel knives
Go to http://www.shopping.cutlery.com/ and search "carbon"

I also noticed a link in the "How to cut up a chicken" thread that there was a link showing a chicken being cut up by a carbon steel knife ...
  Topic: glass
SWISS_CHEF

Replies: 15
Views: 25304

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2005 4:48 pm   Subject: glass
Ok Here is a good question: What is better to bake a pie in, a glass or tin pie pan?
 
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