Smoked Gruyere Gougeres.

 J:     “You’re an asshole.” D:    “No Chef, I’m not an asshole, Chef.” J:     “Yes you are an asshole, that’s why nobody wants to work with you!”. End Conversation.  The joys of working in a professional kitchen include, but are not limited to: brutal honesty, endless curse streams, shameless d!ck jokes, and relentless uncalled-for…

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Mutsu Apple Pie.

Yes I made the Mexican mole poblano as I’d planned (and I had a terrible burning sensation on my hands for at least 12 hours from it!), but I also made apple pie. After doing some research online I found out that a variety of apple called the Mutsu is also regarded as  one of the top…

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Fresh Peach + Basil Muffins

The St. Lawrence Market is full of great product year round, but August is an especially great time to pick up local fruits. I couldn’t resist The juiciest looking Ontario peach I’ve probably ever seen. Massive. That one peach made 6 small individual muffins and one whole loaf for this recipe. And with half a…

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