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Mediabistro: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals - Mediabistro. Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors. Smoked fish — a cooking method that uses the smoke of an indirect fire to lightly cook, flavor, and preserve the meat — is too often left to the professionals.

Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors

But there are ways to do it indoors, at home and without much effort. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR Smoked fish — a cooking method that uses the smoke of an indirect fire to lightly cook, flavor, and preserve the meat — is too often left to the professionals. But there are ways to do it indoors, at home and without much effort. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. This week: We learn how to smoke fish without any specialized, pricey equipment. The Chef Recipe developer Ivy Manning is something of a do-it-yourself queen. And she swears these home hacks aren't just for those with hours upon hours of free time or professional-grade equipment. The Daily Meal: #1 for Restaurants, Recipes, and Drinks.

A Thought For Food » where ideas are brought to simmer. Live & Learn. Home. Becca making faces. Confessions. 2012 Las Vegas, NV Interactive gallery installation in The Cosmopolitan that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip.

Confessions

Amidst casinos, restaurants and bars, Chang invited passersby to write confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. Chang arranged the anonymous plaques on the gallery walls like a Shinto shrine prayer wall, painted select responses on 4’x4’ canvases, and orchestrated the space with an original score by Oliver Blank. The project explored the design of safe spaces for anonymity, vulnerability, understanding, and consolation. Inspired by Japanese Shinto shrines, Post Secret, and Catholicism. 2012, Las Vegas, NV. Recipes for Creativity, Soul Growth, Writing and Life… Design For Mankind. Pinch of Yum - A food blog with simple and tasty recipes. Something. Jeff Beachbum Berry’s Favorite Tiki Tales - Imbibe Magazine. Jeff “Beachbum” Berry is the veritable godfather of the modern tiki revivial.

Jeff Beachbum Berry’s Favorite Tiki Tales - Imbibe Magazine

We asked him to share his five favorite anecdotes from tiki history—a tall order for someone who no doubt knows hundreds of such stories, most of which he’s included in his latest book, Potions of the Caribbean. In the meantime, here are the Beach Bum’s personal favorites. 1) In his book Name Dropping, author Barnaby Conrad recalled the day in the 1960s when Victor Jules “Trader Vic” Bergeron—the inventor of the Mai Tai—hired him to ghost-write his autobiography. Vic had become a famous tiki restaurateur by presenting himself as a seafaring roustabout “Trader” who sailed the South Seas discovering exotic drinks and dishes. In reality he hated boats and didn’t travel to Polynesia until he was in his mid-sixties. 2) Don the Beachcomber invented the tiki bar after Prohibition, where he also invented his most famous drink, the Zombie.

Family picnic. Work is slow in the Summer so I decided to host a picnic party for the family one Sunday.

Family picnic

It wasn’t perfect, but we had fun. Invitation Click here to download invitation template We visited a few parks and settled with Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The park was huge, but beautiful. Click here for a printable map We went to the park the weekend before the picnic to find a good spot and figure out how soon we need to get there to reserve it. We have set up a “Pack-Your-Own” picnic where guests get a basket each, fill their baskets with food, find a spot on the grass and enjoy their lunch. Click here to download poster template.Poster is 15″ x 21″ and can be printed on 4 letter-size paper.When printing, check the option to tile large pages.

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