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About girounds

Medical student and person who likes to cook (mainly because I like to eat).

Burrito Hindsight is 20-20

I’ve just finished PICU, which shut down all chance at maintaining any sort of normal life. With night shifts that start at 4:30pm and day shifts that start at 5:30am and non-stop “Can you take a call from?” requests on … Continue reading

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Farm-to-car-to-fridge-to-oven-to-plate-to-table-to-fork…

Sacramento is the self-proclaimed Farm-to-Fork capital of the world, and while this sounds nice, it’s not as if we have much in the way of competition. We’re surrounded by farmland in the state of California. If anyone in the US … Continue reading

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Sous-vide 1.01

It’s been about two months since the sous-vide cooking experiments started, (even though I only posted about it earlier today). Over that time, the projects have gotten a bit more ambitious, and I’ve started to figure out what works, what … Continue reading

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The future is now…

But it almost wasn’t. It almost got delayed until sometime in the fall. Rewind to June 28th, 2012. The headline on a Serious Eats blog post reads “Is the Nomiku Portable Sous-Vide Cooker the Solution We’ve Been Looking For?” The … Continue reading

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What happened?

The last time I posted anything on this blog, I was a brash young 28 year old student, living in Atlanta without a care in the world. Now? Where to begin…? First off, I’m 29. Seems like a pretty small … Continue reading

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And three months later…

As predicted, all the resolutions in the previous post have been abandoned/put on indefinite hold…I think. I actually can’t remember all of them because it’s been too long. I do distinctly remember saying that I should update more often because … Continue reading

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Better late than never?

There were a bunch of things I was working on in 2012 that I was way too lazy to write about. At some point, these may be expanded into larger posts because some of them are still in progress, but … Continue reading

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