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Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Brown butter, baby

Who doesn’t love butter?  I’m talking about the real deal, not margarine, not real butter mixed with olive oil, and not some “healthier” blend of oils made to taste like

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Chef Notes: Perfectly Poached Eggs

Egg cookery seems like it should be very simple. I mean, how difficult can it be to cook something so basic. Well, if you watch any of the competition cooking shows you’ll

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Chef Notes: Pan Sauce Magic

What do roasted chicken, sautéd pork chops, broiled fish, and pan seared steaks all have in common? They all leave you with a gift on the bottom of the pan.

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Chef Notes: The Perfect Bowl of Pasta

If you’ve gotten a bowl of pasta that was mush you know how disappointing poorly cooked pasta can be. Your heart was set on a beautiful bowl of spaghetti only

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Chef Notes: The Art of Risotto

I love a good risotto.  It can be a an appetizer, a side dish or a main dish.  It’s so versatile yet we treat it like a special occasion dish. 

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Chef Notes: Mussels

I came to love mussels when I moved to New England.  I started slowly, first I would only sop up whatever buttery, garlicky broth was left after my fiancé Al

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Chef Notes: The Salt Diaries

I love salt. I know it’s not good for you, particularly if you have high blood pressure, and it should be used judiciously and in moderation. However, it is the

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Chef Notes: Waxy vs. Starchy Potatoes

We’re so excited to introduce you to our newest column, Chef Notes. Written by Amanda Digges, my very sassy sister in law that also happens to be a chef, Chef

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Salmon Cakes

This week might be a bit nuts at SPC. Unlike most times when we’re so buttoned down…. ahem. Barring some kind of natural disaster, we’re moving over to our new