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Blue Crab near Philadelphia

This looks perfect, thank you!

Apr 24, 2015
nyfashionintern in Philadelphia

Blue Crab near Philadelphia

Flying into PHL tomorrow and headed to New Hope, PA for a wedding. Craving MD style blue crabs - any recs for a crab house around the area or on the way? We would probably have time to drive about 30 minutes or so out of the way, but not too much longer! May possibly have more time for a longer on the way back Sunday.

Thanks for your help! Missing seafood out here in Arizona.

Apr 24, 2015
nyfashionintern in Philadelphia

Where to buy Demi glace?

Update - Byerles only has the packaged stuff and Clancys has beef Demi glacé. I think I'll go with the beef stuff

Where to buy Demi glace?

Perfect, thank you!

Where to buy Demi glace?

Looking to buy Demi glacé in Edina or nearby. Yes, I know it's better homemade, but I don't have the time this trip.

Do I spend money on culinary school or on starting a restaurant ( food business)?

I completed an 18 month associates program at a culinary school and found it to be a giant waste of money. If you already have a lot of food knowledge I might suggest instead working back of house in a restaurant for a few months and maybe taking some supplemental classes at a culinary school. Many accredited schools offer recreational classes as well.

Suggestions for Companies that Ship Blue Crabs

Great; thank you!

Suggestions for Companies that Ship Blue Crabs

I've been craving some Maryland Blue Crabs, and want to get a bushel shipped to myself in Phoenix. I have been trying to find a company online that does this, but most of them have terrible or no reviews upon further investigation. Has anyone had any luck with this?

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes

2nd time's a charm I'm sure :) keep us posted!

Apr 08, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes

Good! Can't wait to hear how they turn out! :)

Apr 04, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes

Thanks! No, this was my first time. I was over-ambitious and made 4 colors/flavors. I may make again, but next time will just choose 1. I definitely under-calculated how long they would take to do, which resulted in a panicky/long night before Easter.

Apr 03, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes

Thank you!!

Apr 03, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes

I made the macarons for Easter. While the ones that worked were delicious, they were fussy. The first batch in the oven were undercooked, as I feared baking them too long and another batch cracked, because I didn't let them sit out long enough before baking (my fault.)

Apr 03, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Old Town Scottsdale Ale Trail

Oops sorry - just noticed you were already here - hope you had fun!

Mar 25, 2013
nyfashionintern in Phoenix

Old Town Scottsdale Ale Trail

El Hefe is a really fun day-drinking bar - maybe a picture of their big beer-garitas? Another bar that is bachelor party-esque might be Shotgun Betty's. It's a rock bar where the girls wear little daisy dukes and dance up on the bar. Maybe a pic of one with the girls, or with the statue (Jack Daniels guy?) in the back, or of the motorcycle on the bar.

Mar 25, 2013
nyfashionintern in Phoenix

French Macaron Flavor Suggestions

Shoot - these are all such good ideas, now I can't choose! :) Thank you so much for all the lovely suggestions!

Mar 25, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

French Macaron Flavor Suggestions

I'm planning on making an assortment of macarons for Easter - pistachio, cherry, chocolate/orange, & earl gray, and looking for one more flavor, that is maybe a bit different than the old standby and nice for Spring. Any suggestions? Considering blood orange or meyer lemon if I can find them, but hoping for something a bit more interesting.

Mar 25, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

90s food!

and Orbitz

Gnocchi Recipe Needed

Yep, the Chef popped some yams in the smoker.

Mar 24, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Gnocchi Recipe Needed

I will take or leave traditional potato gnocchi, but I've had some smoked yam gnocchi that was truly outstanding!

Mar 21, 2013
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Must Eats - Doheny Beach - LA

I know, we are in Doheny for a few days, and planning on spending one day in LA area. I'm definately open to places in Doheny as well, but from what I saw to do/see/eat, I wasn't overly excited, and figured a day or 2 away would be nice. Thank you for the suggestions; I will have to check out San Gabriel Valley!

Must Eats - Doheny Beach - LA

I'm sorry, I also just realized how broad this post was. I thought I might add that I will be with my boyfriend, and we would prefer to eat at places that would be relatively cheap for breakfast and lunch (my friend suggested Joans on Third, which looked good,) so we would have a bit larger budget for dinner, but still nowhere too expensive (maybe $150 for the 2 of us). I'm also interested in getting some good Asian food, as this is nowhere to be found in Phoenix.

Must Eats - Doheny Beach - LA

Thank you!

Must Eats - Doheny Beach - LA

Hi CHers! My boss gave me her hotel to use in Doheny Beach, because she can't go anymore. I was thinking of spending one day in Los Angeles and one day in San Diego. Sadly, even though I'm just a few hours away in Arizona, I have never spent much time in either of these places! You've never steered me wrong, so I'm interested in everyone's suggestions, for their favorite restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops etc. in any of these areas.

HELP! How do you make flourless torte without a SPRINGFORM PAN?!

Agreed, a spritz of cooking spray, and some parchment cut to the size of the pan, work just as well in my experience.

Sep 28, 2012
nyfashionintern in Home Cooking

Restaurant Recs for "Close Minded" Parents

No! Although I'm from MN, I only make it home a week or 2 a year, so I'm completely out of the loop when it comes to restaurants. I will have to let them know about all these places; thank you!

Restaurant Recs for "Close Minded" Parents

Sounds great, thanks!

Restaurant Recs for "Close Minded" Parents

I was just looking at their website - Just the kind of place I had in mind for them to substitute their weekly Applebee's routine to!

Restaurant Recs for "Close Minded" Parents

That might be a problem with them, thank you!

Restaurant Recs for "Close Minded" Parents

Thanks!