Food for Thought: 5 May 2011

It’s Cinco de Mayo. I think that means its time to visit Cinco de Mayo for dinner!

How to Cook Quinoa in a Rice Cooker (via Gluten Free Goddess)
I can’t believe it took me so long to realize this was possible. You can cook pretty much any grain in a rice cooker!!

Six Secrets to Save You from Cooking Burnout (via Casual Kitchen)
Completely appropriate for me right now. I’m just cooked out. It’s time for a break. Or a change. Or something. If you’re feeling the same way, visit Casual Kitchen to read Dan’s suggestions for breaking the funk.

Perfect Egg Yolks (via Khymos)
This guy has creating the perfect soft-boiled egg yolk down to a science.  Make sure to read both Part 1 and Part 2.

Newkirk Cafe will be Vox Pop II (via Ditmas Park Blog)
I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I never made it to Vox Pop before it closed. Raphe lived in the neighborhood for over a year before closing time and we never stepped foot in the neighborhood coffee establishment. In fact, the day we decided to give it a shot was the day that a group of devoted customers were sharing the last cup of Vox Pop coffee outside of the closed café. Patronizing the new café on Newkirk will never really make up for this, but such a new café in the spirit of Vox Pop surely deserves lots of neighborhood support.

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