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Why Chefs Wear White (and Sometimes Color Too)

We Are Chefs

1 Historic ChefBy Ana Kinkaid

Today’s diners accept a chef’s gleaming white jacket as the standard attire of a culinary professional, prompted in part by the early television appearances of Paul Prudhomme and Wolfgang Puck. Yet the real story of why chefs wear white began much earlier than today’s endless cooking shows.

Prior to the French Revolution in 1789, cooking was a largely undefined profession in which kitchen staff wore street clothes, or in the better households, an assortment of grey clothing often covered with stains.

Marie-Antonin Careme Marie-Antonin Carême

That is until Marie-Antonin Carême entered culinary history. At this time, Paris was famed for its elaborate pastries and the most innovative creator of these popular towering sugar edifices, known as pièce montées, was Carême.

Such creations were expensive and available only in wealthy households or in the windows of exclusive pastry shops. When the blood bath released by the French Revolution broke…

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seriously, the guy has a point

gregfallis.com

I got metaphorically spanked a couple of days ago. Folks have been talking about the Fearless Girl statue ever since it was dropped in Manhattan’s Financial District some five weeks ago.I have occasionally added a comment or two to some of the online discussions about the statue.

Recently most of the Fearless Girldiscussions have focused on the complaints by Arturo Di Modica, the sculptor who createdCharging Bull. He wantsFearless Girl removed, and that boy is taking a metric ton of shit for saying that. Here’s what I said that got me spanked:

The guy has a point.

This happened in maybe three different discussions over the last week or so. In each case I explained briefly why I believe Di Modica has a point (and I’ll explain it again in a bit), and for the most part folks either accepted my comments or ignored them. Which…

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5 Things to Instantly Lift Your Mood

Miss Abigail

Good evening everyone! I hope you’ve all had a lovely Good Friday, and have some fun things planned over the Easter weekend (I can’t wait to have a few days off work and get caught up on some stuff at home).

In honour of Easter, today I’m going to be sharing with you 5 simple things you can do to lift your spirits when you’re feeling blue. These are little things that you can do anywhere, anytime to help improve your mood and get you motivated again.

For me, these are things I resort to in the morning. Today, for example, I really struggled to get up for work, but by forcing myself to do these simple tasks I was soon back on track and ready to face my day (well, more ready to face my day – the day can’t start without coffee).

Without further ado, let’s jump into…

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