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Peter Allen

Peter Allen

Peter's path through the culinary world has taken a number of unexpected turns. After starting out as a waiter at the age of 16, he was inspired to go to culinary school and learn the tricks of the trade. As he delved deeper, however, his career took a sudden turn when a family friend needed someone to help manage his business. Peter now scratches his culinary itch on the internet by blogging, sharing recipes, and socializing with food enthusiasts worldwide.

Best Bacon Cooker: The Easiest Way To Make Bacon, Fast

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Cooking bacon is messy. It’s not a thing that people talk about all the time, sure, but if you’ve ever gone straight to the kitchen and tried to cook bacon before waking up and putting on proper cooking clothes, you probably made a mess. Getting splattered with bits of bacon grease for several minutes isn’t fun, and while things like lids, screens, and other tools can help catch the flying fat, you’re probably going to still get bits of bacon drippings on your stove or counter.

The Perfect Bacon Jerky Recipe

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Can you make bacon jerky at home? Is it difficult or too time-consuming? These are some fairly common questions and they come mostly from Moms wanting to make a healthy snack for their kids. Sound familiar? Are you looking for some great bacon jerky recipes? If so, here are a few tips, hints, and yummy bacon jerky recipes to get you started.

The Perfect Sides for All of Your Fish Dishes

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I’ll be honest, I didn’t always know the best sides for fish dinners, and as a result, I think that I may have made some poor choices in my pairings. Over the years, I’ve learned what flavors pair best to make great side dishes for fish, and I’ve even expanded my knowledge to the best veggies and salad dishes as well. In the next few sections of this article, I’m going to show you some of my favorite side dishes to accompany various seafood main courses, which include salmon, shrimp, tilapia, and lobster.

Texas Shaped Waffle Maker – create novelty waffles with ease

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As a child, I would have loved to eat Texas shaped waffles every day. Breakfast was always a rushed affair, with my parents attempting to manage me, my siblings, and their own needs in a tight timeframe with far too many tasks to attend to. In our chaotic household, we usually only had time for cereal or something heated up in the toaster. Waffles were a thing of luxury.

Kasumi knife review: Delightful Damascus Chef’s Knives?

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A Kasumi chef knife is a wonderfully crafted work of art. Each blade is made in Seki, Japan by skilled artisans who manipulate high-quality VG-10 steel into a wonderful package. A Kasumi-brand knife is a solid addition to virtually any home cupboard and would not be out of place in most restaurants. Despite this impressive pedigree, however, I think that buyers should approach the Kasumi brand with moderation.