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Lauren McElroy


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... a website I created to share my on-going adventures in food.

Classic recipes with my own personal twist, adventures in culinary school, reviews of favorite restaurants, common cooking terms, cooking methods, food photos, and my blog. 
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Common cooking terms: Learn about ROUX

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Common chef measurements & conversions


Coming Soon:
Catering - a whole page dedicated to my new, start-up catering business

Ask Lauren - where I will answer any of your culinary questions

Indgredient Identification - will feature rare ingredients and their descriptions, uses, & where to find them


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