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“How can you not have shallots!? They are the best thing in the world! I also have extra tubes of anchovy paste. It’s my secret weapon.”   “I’ve always believed that there has to be something wrong with it if there are no calories in it. It doesn’t make any sense unless it’s a cucumber. … Continued

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“As long as I have cilantro, limes, and 2 jalapenos in my fridge, I can pretty much find my way through the week.”   “When people show up at my house- I like to think about how they can be part of it.  When you’re part of something, you’re more connected to it and more … Continued

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“It’s about rejecting the idea that cooking at home, whether for yourself or for others, is something that you just have to do– it doesn’t have to be a chore!”   “They almost always have what I need, and when I develop recipes, I like to make sure that any special ingredients I call for … Continued

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“Ally could live off of sweet potatoes and squash. Don’t get between her and her sweet potato.”       “…you can put them in the freezer, and when you take them out, they are like ice cream.”     “…with quick extraction methods like a Moka pot, Bialetti, and espresso, you will get more … Continued

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“In some weird way it makes me feel like we are living in the suburbs by having our grocery shopping dates.  It helps us take our mind off of the day to day stuff we deal with at work.”   “It’s special to eat dinner at a place created by someone we really love and … Continued

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“I want to dispel the idea that if you’re going to eat Chinese food, it’s going to be cheap and greasy. It goes back to what the real value of food actually is. People expect Chinese food to be cheap. That is why I specifically note on the menu where our items are from.”   … Continued

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“I remember going to his house one day to skate, and he had all of these sun dried orange peels laid out, and I was like, ‘What is this stuff?’ Now I look back and think, ‘Damn, that’s totally me right now.’ (Laughing) There are definitely a lot of those moments, where you look back … Continued

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“I’m a one-on-one kind of person- it’s the format that feels best for me. It’s less formal. I tell people that making a salad together could take 1 hour or it could take 6 hours, though it usually ends up being 6 hours.”   “Artists are always thinking. They don’t do anything that’s not also … Continued

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“We look it over, meditate on it – not in a hippie way (laughing). We get inspired by the uniqueness of the animal.”   “The best dry aged beef I’ve ever had smells like buttered popcorn.”   “We would source everything from the island there, and even raise our own animals. We worked very closely … Continued

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“I don’t like to cook when it’s just for me. Honestly, it’s boring. Eating is a thing you do with people, it’s a community event!”   “We made these things we called ‘hippie plates’. We would buy every cheap vegetable we could find and cook them all together.”   “I never felt like we were … Continued