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Michael Ruhlman

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Days of Our Lives: Meet the Cast Tonight for Health Wisdom and Recipes, Obviously

    Feeling a little out of balance and in need of some serious qi restoration? Perhaps you would like some tips for leading a more fulfilling life? Sure, your first inclination may be to read a book by the Dali Lama, learn transcendental meditation or head to an ashram, but why go so far when you have ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    From Michael Ruhlman to Mom: The Favorite Cookbooks of St. Louis Chefs

    Chef's Choice is Gut Check's regular profile and interview, with recipe, of a St. Louis chef. From time to time we'll present several chefs' answers to one of our regular questions. This week: What is your favorite cookbook? Shopped for a cookbook lately? So many beautiful choices. So many expensiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Cassy Vires of Home Wine Kitchen, Part 2

    This is part two of Stephen Fairbanks' Chef's Choice profile of Cassy Vires of Home Wine Kitchen. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Vires, will be posted Thursday. Jennifer SilverbergChef/owner Cassy Vires in the cheese case.​ Did your family cook when you were a child? N ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.13

    Brewers at Denmark's Carlsberg Brewery walked off the job last week when it was announced they'd no longer get to drink three free beers per work shift. The Calgary Herald takes a Canadian look at why this effort by management to promote employee health went wrong. Need another food website? Huffi ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    A Food Writer's List of 10 Essential Food Books

    ‚ÄčAs much as I'd like to assemble a Top Ten Food Books of 2009 list, I'm so far behind in my reading that I'd struggle to compose a Top Ten Food Books of 2008 list. Best I can do for this year is two books. First, Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan. It's a cookbook, but you can -- and should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 6.27-7.2

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.A Veggie Venture: Alanna makes her own bread & butter pickles.St. Louis Eats & Drinks: The Pollacks visit the bar and grill Joey B's on the Hill.The Cupcake Project: Cupcakes to celebrate the Fourth of July.Feast: George Mahe has news on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Your Weekly St. Louis Food Blog Digest

    A look at what's happening at our favorite St. Louis food blogs... Congrats to Stef from the Cupcake Project, whose Web site has won a Kick-Ass Award from 52nd City. Well deserved. A Veggie Venture: Alanna takes her time and makes slow-cooker peanut soup. STL Hops: Mike has information on this ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Michael Ruhlman on KDHX Tonight

    Just learned that Michael Ruhlman -- author of the new book The Elements of Cooking among other excellent works -- will be the guest (via phone) on Topic A with Thomas Crone and Amanda Doyle, airing from 7:30-8 p.m. on KDHX (88.1 FM). -Ian Froeb

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    November 19, 2007

    Michael Ruhlman's Visit, Revisited

    When I discussed Michael Ruhlman's visit to Viking to promote his new book, The Elements of Cooking, I neglected to mention the food we were served as part of his demo. This dishes were prepared by the Viking kitchen staff to match what Ruhlman was making on stage. At any rate, I wasn't paying close ... More >>

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    November 9, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Food writer Michael Ruhlman gives Gut Check some love. My Bloody Valentine reuniting? A to Z clues you in. St. Louis Blues five goals ticket stub = free Taco Bell free generic tacos? What a joke. In other sports new ... More >>

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    November 9, 2007

    Thoughts on Michael Ruhlman's The Elements of Cooking

    "Fat is good." Michael Ruhlman wanted us to repeat after him. "Fat is good." Such simple lessons were at the heart of Ruhlman's demonstration last night at the Viking Cooking School in Brentwood: fat is good; salt is essential; listen to and touch food as you cook; above all, have fun while you c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    A Few Other Tidbits from Michael Ruhlman's Class

    A few things that didn't really fit into the previous post on Ruhlman's The Elements of Cooking and the demonstration he gave at Viking Cooking School last night... First of all, I apologize for the lack of pictures. I didn't have my camera with me. Bill promises pictures soon. As proof, he offers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Michael Ruhlman at Viking, Borders and Gut Check

    As already mentioned, food writer Michael Ruhlman will be at Viking at 6:30 p.m. to promote his new book, The Elements of Cooking. This slim book offers a handy A-to-Z index of vital cooking terms, techniques and ingredients, with a welcome dash of Ruhlman's own opinions. www.amazon.com T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE A first at A to Z: Annie has nothing to say. Yet, she still manages to give us three paragraphs. On Gut Check, Ian sets his sights on food writer Michael Ruhlman. Was a Kirkwood woman assaulted by a human or a Demento ... More >>

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    November 7, 2007

    Questions for Michael Ruhlman: Last Call

    I hope to send off questions for Michael Ruhlman later this afternoon. As of now, yesterday's request has prompted exactly one question. (Thanks, Dan!) Don't be shy. Shoot me an email or leave a comment. -Ian Froeb

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    November 6, 2007

    Michael Ruhlman at Viking Thursday

    God among food writers Michael Ruhlman will be hosting a discussion and demonstration promoting his new book The Elements of Cooking at the Viking Cooking School (1811 South Brentwood Boulevard). The event runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, and the cost is $69.99 per person. www.ruhlman.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2007

    Small Plates: Monday, 6/25

    The husband-and-wife team of Dave Owens and Margaret Kelly are leaving Terrene. Owner John McElwain confirmed the news, first reported (as far as I can tell) on Sauce Magazine's Web site, when I spoke with him on the phone Friday. A formal announcement is expected this week. The New York Times has ... More >>

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    January 30, 2002

    Subculture Club

    Globe-trotting food writer/TV host Anthony Bourdain is hungry for more than just what's on his plate

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