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All American Taco and Taco Potion #19

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 by Gabi

the all-American Taco

It so happened that this week my bro in law Tim shared some of his catch of corn kernels and slacked lime (a.k.a cal), from his meandering in Mexican grocery stores. I saw Alton Brown’s episode on how to make corn tortilla from scratch so I went on and tried it out. People – why on Earth are you still buying corn tortillas as the store? Don’t give me the “convenience” story. You will have to try this at least once – you’ll make yourself a favor. Please!

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Alton Brown’s Chili Powder

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Gabi
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chilli powder

I am a big fan of Alton Brown as you may already know, as well as a big fan for home made spices. And when these two come together, the result is an instant combustion that will make every chilli recipe (or any other that call for chili powder) a winner.

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Meeting Alton Brown

Friday, October 7th, 2011 by Gabi

Meeting Alton Brown

Alton Brown and a nervous Gabi

Many of you are aware by know of my obsession with Alton Brown’s Good Eats food network show. It is possibly because of my affinity to science, cooking, film making and… geeky-ness. The Good Eats show captures all these in a fascinating way, so each episode is a new load of knowledge, history tips and tricks, and a wonderful recipe that makes sense — unlike other food shows where the star just slaps you with a recipe and that’s it.

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