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Picture of cover for Real Food/Fake Food
What’s Jason blabbing on about now? “Fake” food is a multi-billion dollar business. How do you know what is real and what is not? Now you understand why you need Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do about It.

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Mise en Place

Swedish chef mise
What’s Jason blabbing about today? Today we learn a basic kitchen term: Mise en Place

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Caramelized Chicken Legs

Caramelized Chicken Legs
What’s Jason cooking up today? Sticky chicken legs with an awesome sauce! Shout out to my mom for her birthday today, this is what I’d make her if she were here.

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Will Write for Food Chapter 7 Writing Prompts

Will Write for Food Cover
I’m discovering my inner food writer with Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes, and More by Dianne Jacob. Today I’m done chapter 7 about writing cookbooks.

Hungry for more?

link to Ingredienti book
What’s Jason blabbing on about now? Imagine you and your grandmother (Marcella Hazan) are at the market. Okay – – now imagine she is teaching you how to select the best produce. Now you understand why you need Ingredienti: Marcella’s Guide to the Market.

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steps on how to light charcoal
What’s Jason blabbing about? You’re supposed to be ready for dinner service by 6:30. It’s 6:15, and for the fourth fucking time, the charcoal’s out. Don’t panic–we’ll get through this.

Come, I’ll show you how to get out of the shit…

Photo of what your chimney should look like

What’s Jason burning today?:Today I teach you how to light charcoal using a chimney starter. I’m serious. Stop laughing!

FIRE! Let’s burn some stuff!

A photo of charcoal just when it is ready to pour
What’s Jason yappin’ about today?:

This summer we’re going to focus on seasonal food, mmainly barbecue. We’ll also play with frozen treats.

So what’s the obsession? RAFO


Start Here – I’m Still Learning Too!

What’s Jason Yapping About?:I’ve been doing this a long time. I can teach you, but I am still learning too. Let’s learn together.

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Cookbooks and Textbooks Reviews You’ll Care About

A shot of one of my bookshelves full of cookbooks
What’s Jason Yapping About?: I tell you what kinds of cookbooks and textbooks we review here, and why you would use them – even though you might think they don’t apply to you.

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