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How The DIY Butter Trend Got Churning

How The DIY Butter Trend Got Churning

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s not just homesteaders, hipsters and foodies getting into the hands-on pursuit. The butter-churning craze is part of a larger, do-it-yourself food movement that includes everything from canning, to making homemade bitters, a food writer says.

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Bar and Restaurant Themantics

Bar and Restaurant Themantics

| March 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

My trip to Japan late last March gave me a new perspective on themed drinking establishments. I wasn’t there long enough to deliver an exhaustive report — I’m sure some late-night Travel Channel special has already tried.

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Taking Time in the Kitchen: Down to the Brown

Taking Time in the Kitchen: Down to the Brown

| September 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

Two simple techniques increasingly omitted from recipes now are salting eggplant and browning butter. Neither are absolutely necessary. Both, however, are worth doing every once in a while to remind yourself just what amazing flavors you can create in the kitchen.

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How To Make Butter

How To Make Butter

| August 8, 2008 | 9 Comments

Making butter? I pictured him sitting on an Amish stool churning away in the shade of his porch. And since I’ve always thought of butter-making as the sole province of women, I pictured him in a dairy maid’s bonnet that matched both his eyes and his rugby shirt. I was a bit jealous of both his crushing amount of free time and the fact that he had thought of making butter before I did. I asked him where he picked up the churn.
“I don’t have a churn, Michael. I’m doing it in my Kitchen Aid.”

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