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THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #4

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #4

#4 Never use slang or local dialect. This one really shouldn’t take much explaining or too many examples. Slang is not common across language barriers and does not translate well and not everyone knows what shade of brown the Tallahatchee river  is, but I bet they 

Wine Diamonds

Wine Diamonds

OK so we’re gonna talk about wine diamonds. You might have seen them before and not known what you were looking at. Maybe you opened a bottle of wine and found little small crystals on the bottom of the cork. Well if so, don’t worry, 

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #5

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #5

#5 Be precise when listing ingredients, products and tools. This is a pretty simple one to understand and won’t really take that much explaining. Often times in cooking some needs can be very specific and it’s very important to mention it. It’s kinda like this. 

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #6

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #6

#6 Avoid putting too many steps in a single notion. But wait a second? Didn’t I just say do it and now I’m saying don’t? Yep. But it’s really not that hard to understand. While combining associated or like steps is encouraged. You want to 

Dish of Today – Summer Melon Salad

Dish of Today – Summer Melon Salad

Summer melon salad with berries | citrus and charred cucumber | Fresca

The Reuben – A Sandwich Story

The Reuben – A Sandwich Story

Ok we’re gonna go ahead and kick this history of the sandwich thing off with what I consider, probably, the most controversial of sandwich stories. It’s not the only sandwich we’re gonna learn about that has a disagreement over who created the original. However, I 

The Basics of Writing Good Directions and Recipes #7

The Basics of Writing Good Directions and Recipes #7

#7 Combine associated steps into a single notation. It’s a great idea to save on page space by combining associated steps into a single notation. Examples below. COMBINED- Heat oil in skillet, over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic, diced potatoes, black pepper and half the 

Dish of Today – Forbidden Risotto

Dish of Today – Forbidden Risotto

Forbidden rice risotto | mushroom medley | forgotten herbs …black rice risotto, mushrooms, dehydrated herbs, huckleberries and crispy confit jackfruit and broth made of brown sugar, kumquat, soy, mushroom stock and pinion pine needle.  

Coming Soon – Shopping

Coming Soon – Shopping

The online store will be coming to the site over the course of the next month, but it’s not going to be just an online store. It will be a collection of online stores located right here on this website. Some will be small businesses 

The basics of writing good directions and recipes.

The basics of writing good directions and recipes.

You might think writing directions and/or recipes is easy. Well trust me, it is not, and when improperly done, the end result almost always suffers. While most people do pretty well in directions to a location, most people do not do well writing directions for