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Hello from Norfolk

Hello from Norfolk. I'm currently in culinary school and love it! Learning allot from school and from the website. I come visit everyday. 

Hi Everyone Andri

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Hello Andri!

Nice to meet you, what do you want to do after culinary school?

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Hi, is that Norfolk VA or Norfolk county UK?  
My old stomping grounds.  
Welcome either way!

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Norfolk Virginia Limey. My plan after culinary school is to to get a degree in restaurant management. The classes are quick I need to choose my externship so im looking for a place to work where I can learn too.

Andri

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Welcome to The Forum Adri. Pull a chair upto the table, and tuck into the knowledge feast.

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Last 3 days of intro la a carte. We are doing a drill where its shift change and we all have to cook 3 dishes poach, saute and grill with all the sides. Everything has to look and taste the same. We have one weak cook on our team of 5. Theres 3 teams and only 1 person from each team can be in the kitchen at a time. Lots of prep and mise en place. the biggest thing I'm taking from the class is team work, good prep and having everything in its place. 

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Hey everyone! I wil be attending this event called Culinary Pop up Series, and it sounds that its gonna be fantastic!

"Join us each Thursday evening in August for the pop-up culinary creations of some Baltimore’s best and brightest cooks. As always, admission is free, food and beer are pay-as-you-go. Its gonna be poppin!"

Im a big fan of cooking myself so Im pretty excited, Ill keep you posted! smiley

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I just bought a flat of tri-tip from Costco, who sell both the full Tri-tip, and a tri-tip that has been cut into "New York Strip" style steaks, which is what I bought. I was thinking that i should use the time / temperature that you have listed for skirt steak (56c & 4-8 hours). Do you think this is a viable assumption? These tri-tip "steaks" have marbling that I've not seen on Tri-tip before, which makes me think "less temp". So I'm kinda confused about things temperature that i should use with these "tri-tip steaks". Any suggestions?

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Any good information on methods and rationale of seasoning cooking pans?

 

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I was reading an article the other day about smoked meats and the smoke ring.

http://amazingribs.com/tips_and_technique/mythbusting_the_smoke_ring.html 

and

http://www.genuineideas.com/ArticlesIndex/sratlas.html

I have always followed the idea of 140 degrees F is about as far as smoke can be applied to meat.

The 140 degree may apply to pork but not red muscle meat like beef and venison.

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Hi All,

I have notified Kenji of the error but most of you on this site cook by weight and not volume measurements.

This is what I sent Kenji:

"I would like to point out a serious typing error in your Directions on the Anova Site:

http://recipes.anovaculinary.com/recipe/sous-vide-smoked-brisket 

 

The recipe seems sound but the Directions are wrong.

Step 2

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