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  • Favorite foods: Any kind of pasta. Blue crabs. Nice juicy steak. Chicken Marsala.
  • Last bite on earth: A perfectly ripe, juicy, sweet Georgia peach.

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The Burger Lab: The Ins-n-Outs of an In-N-Out Double-Double, Animal-Style

From a pregnant woman who visited LA in January, and haven't been back since....thank you, from the bottom of my heart. I had been wishing I had never even had the Animal-Double Double, as I wouldn't know what I was missing. Have been looking everywhere for a decent spread recipe, with failed results. Thank God I found you, and thank you so so much!

The Tornado Potato Touches Down in the U.S.

I saw this at our local barbeque fair (Pork in the Park - Salisbury, MD) a couple of months ago. I'm shocked that they had something here in the boonies that you guys hadn't seen yet! I'm pretty sure it's just a bbq-circuit though, so they probably picked it up somewhere else...

Cook the Book: 'Bobby Flay's Burgers, Fries & Shakes'

Call me old fashioned, but I love a medium-rare burger with a piece of cheddar. Ketchup, mustard, mayo, lettuce, red onion, and pickle. On, a toasted sesame seed bun.

Nothing beats making your own ground beef though. That's what sets it apart!

What is Chinese Brown Sauce Made Of?

I usually do 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1/2 cup chicken broth, a couple cloves on minced garlic, and 2 tsp or so of arrowroot or cornstarch.

Threadless T-Shirt Giveaway: Booty Fruit

Lemons. The culinary world would be so much blander without them!

Threadless T-Shirt Giveaway: A Piece of Cake

Coconut, baby! Gotta have buttercream frosting though - not a huge fan of 7 Minute.

Threadless T-Shirt Giveaway: Lemon Aid

Best. Shirt. Ever.

Simple syrup is a must, as the granulated can tend to leave a grain. Plenty of fresh lemon juice and zest curls, sparkling water, and fresh mint sprigs. All over a tall glass with plenty of ice. Delicious!