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Entries in Alice Medrich (2)


Special Fork’s Holiday Gift Guide

By Sandy Hu
The latest from Inside Special Fork

As a family of food lovers, specialty food and kitchen tools often make their way into our Christmas stockings or under the tree.

Steve and I already have a well-equipped kitchen but Steve is a serious amateur cook. So the boys and I give him cookbooks or high-end kitchen tools for Christmas.

Dave and his wife Lynn are fairly recently married and are still building their “batterie de cuisine.” Last year one of the presents we gave Dave was a Le Creuset Dutch oven – the larger ones are so expensive, it’s nice to get one for a gift.

Chris lives in a tiny apartment in Queens in New York. He’d rather figure work-arounds than stock the appropriate tools, so even the pop-up colander was returned after Christmas. He’d as soon drain his pasta using a pot cover. Still, Chris is the most likely one to slip foodstuffs into our stockings. Traveling for work or vacation, he brings back treasures, such as canned French foie gras or Hungarian paprika for us.

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Resolution: Clean Pantry

By Katie Barreira

This year I’ve decided to use my blog as motivation to actually keep a New Year’s resolution. In 2012, well at least in the first month of 2012, I vow to eat up the items causing congestion in my pantry shelves.

You know the ones – the box of cornstarch you congratulated yourself for remembering to pick up, only to find a near full package sitting on the shelf at home, or the jar of exotic spices that you just had to have for this fabulous recipe, which called for only 2 teaspoons of the stuff. These doubles, dregs and mystery ingredients taunt me every time I open the cupboard.

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