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American Cooking and Technique for Beginners and Intermediates

Waring NuBlend BB180 Blender

To make a good frozen drink, milkshake or smoothie, a blender has to get to speed quickly, stay at speed as the blade hits ice and as the mixture thickens, and must stay cool enough and work fast enough so as not to transfer a lot of heat to the mix. Most home blenders can’t […]

Smoke Fried “Chicken Margarita”

Although he’s unlikely to remember it, Bobby Seale, of Black Panther fame, told me about smoked-fried chicken at a family (neither of ours) gathering in Oakland, by the lake, “back in the day.”  Considering the results, someone else who’s also likely to have blocked the experience, asked me to develop a chicken brine for KCBS […]