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jasonw
By jasonw on Thu, Dec 13, 2012 - 6:29pm

Essential Cooking Tools

Besides a heat source (and lots of things don't even need that), what are the essential tools you use in the kitchen to prepare your food?  What items would you recommend to a friend who is just learning to cook? Manual or Electric?  Items that last generations?  Share and discuss.

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Poet
By Poet on Wed, Jun 20, 2012 - 4:37pm

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

Neil Strauss, former Rolling Stones and New York Times music critic, author of several best-selling books, including The Game, has written a personal story of survival preparedness. He got a second passport (St. Kitts), learned to shoot, make a fire, cook outdoors, to ride a motorcycle, to fight, to use a knife, to survive outdoors, emergency medicine, flight lessons, lock-picking, etc.