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5 Questions with Jen Causey, author of Brooklyn Makers

By • December 18, 2012 • 1 Comment

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We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.

Today: We chat with Jen Causey, a Brooklyn-based photographer (and former Food52 contributor!) whose new book, Brooklyn Makers: Food, Design, Craft, and Other Scenes from a Tactile Life documents the artisans behind Brooklyn's creative renaissance. 

 

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Caroline Fidanza, author of the Saltie Cookbook

By • October 30, 2012 • 3 Comments

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We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.

Today: Caroline Fidanza of the tiny, nautical sandwich shop Saltie in Williamsburg, Brooklyn talks to us about transforming the shop into the new Saltie: A Cookbook.

If you haven't heard of Caroline Fidanza, you've certainly heard of the restaurants and publications she's worked for (not to mention enjoyed the farm-to-table restaurant culture that she helped to create!) -- before founding Saltie in 2009, she was the head chef at Diner and Marlow and Sons in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as well as the food editor at Diner Journal.

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How to talk Beer like a Pro

By • March 13, 2012 • 1 Comment

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Have you bought your Brooklyn Brew Shop beer brewing kit yet? If you've watched Amanda learn to make beer, you know that brewing is full of jargon to describe very specific stages of the beer making process. We've collected our top 5 basics below -- try tossing these around next time you visit your local bottle shop.

1. Mash - This is just a mix of grains (mostly malted barley and wheat) and water. It looks like porridge, or oatmeal, or...well, mash. After it's simmered, you mash out by bringing it to a certain temperature (this is called mashing out). Then you're on to the next fancy word.

Read more for the other 4 terms!

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