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    Whats cooking? **** Making something fine and fancy?** Just plain good? Show us!

    Change the toast to a bialy. Otherwise, perfect.
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    Recommend me an immersion blender

    Another vote for Waring. I’ve been using them at work for years. Very good bang for the buck. At home I have a RC Mini Pro that I got a great deal on at a show. Bulletproof, but the speed control feels cheap and seems like an afterthought.
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    Help with 2 Sabatier knives from Great Grandmother's kitchen

    Here’s an example of Mr. Martell’s work on one of my Sabs: Excellent cutter with good geometry, and stands out in a crowd.
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    SOLD Devin Thomas 220 gyuto AEB-L

    Devin’s work with AEB-L is probably the best around. Whoever grabs this won’t be disappointed.
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    How are you coping? What are you doing

    I don’t get paid to live here. LQA is only for overseas postings. 😕
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    Whats cooking? **** Making something fine and fancy?** Just plain good? Show us!

    Y’all ain’t seen weird until you’ve eaten pizza in Japan.
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    How are you coping? What are you doing

    Well, looks like our July re-opening has been postponed, so I’ve been farmed out to Base Safety. Today was hazmat day. Oh joy!
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    What are we listening to lately?

    This song has been stuck in my head for days, so thought I’d find a chill version.
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    Saffron

    Saffron ice cream is pretty badass.
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    What are your opinions about the most respected knife? (Piece of advice for new comers)

    All Japanese? There are scores of great makers outside Japan I’d put up against anyone’s work.
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    The knives of our wives

    May as well stay on topic. Super crappy pic of the Wife’s primary battery. Konosuke HD laser 210 gyuto (appropriated from me) Ancient Kiya 180 santoku (brought this with her when she moved to the US) Masamoto 180 ‘Sky Tree’ santoku (gift from Masamoto-san) Kanemasa 240 suji (one of Dave...
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    The knives of our wives

    Oh Lord Jesus....anything but Miller!
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    The knives of our wives

    It comes in waves. Seen it before, will see it again. I used to do a lot more Modding, but easier to just let natural selection run its course.
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    What Do You Do For A Living?

    I used to be a functioning human being, then lept into BOH 35 years ago and haven’t looked back. Spent last 10 years in govt. service in support of the military community. Was thinking of opening a B&B when I retire where I could also breed Irish Terriers.
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