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by Altadan
Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local California fires
Replies: 24
Views: 348

Re: Local California fires

May the heavens have favor and pour down some rains, soon, in our lifetime!
by Altadan
Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Oh man! Ronnie, this looks something something!
I read half and I was already saying, "Wife! Roll out some dough - we gotta try something!"
Steamer, though... hmmm
by Altadan
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: Bensbites Gyuto
Replies: 9
Views: 480

Re: Bensbites Gyuto

I'd also assume the ol' 240 wheelhouse has to do with it, but I do recall timos sending out 190's for passarounds, and the pros were never shy of taking up the offer :roll:
by Altadan
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: Bensbites Gyuto
Replies: 9
Views: 480

Re: Bensbites Gyuto

Very nice! Wish I could take part. Good luck with the passaround, and happy journeys in the knife-making world! I'm totally jelly! Both wood AND steel!
by Altadan
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How would you guys polish this?
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: How would you guys polish this?

As I think about this, what comes to mind is that you can either: a) try to tape up the dammy and as close and precisely as you physically can (and it's not impossible) use sandpaper on the core only, orrrrr.... b) refinish the whole thing with sandpaper, starting with whatever you think would be th...
by Altadan
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Knife Recommendations
Topic: Knife Recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Knife Recommendation

I would happily suggest looking at the Kohetsu offerings (first two on the top left - https://www.chefknivestogo.com/kohetsuknives.html), either the 1) Aogami Super - stainless clad carbon, or the 2) HAP40 - stainless clad semi-stainless core (mostly stainless), and will hold and edge very very very...
by Altadan
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Customer Product Reviews
Topic: Nakiri Titans Watanabe 180 AS vs Toyama 180 AS
Replies: 11
Views: 374

Re: Nakiri Titans Watanabe 180 AS vs Toyama 180 AS

BOB YOU CAN DO IT!
very serious teaser indeed!
by Altadan
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Knives-n'-Cabbages
Replies: 120
Views: 35095

Re: Knives-n'-Cabbages

Some more cabbage, this time with piquant moroccan style sausages.
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Konosuke MM B#2
by Altadan
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Since I'm hosting a Greek challenge over at: https://cheftalk.com/threads/the-august-2020-challenge-is-greece.108332/ and one guy who was going to make this can't pull it off so I made a batch of LOUKANIKO - orange and leek sausage. Pork, lamb, leeks (lots), red wine, red wine vinegar, coriander, o...
by Altadan
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Last night's snack! Chirashi Sushi Kansai-Style Maguro, Kanpachi, Sake, Tamago, Ebi. Oh my my my.... Where's Jeff B now to post that "I'm not worthy" icon? Could you drop a word - in English - on each of the above? I know what Sake is, as well as Tamago (though, how do you prep it? in a square pan?...
by Altadan
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Larrin Thomas Book
Replies: 10
Views: 376

Re: Larrin Thomas Book

Found it.
Seems like the kinda stuff that'll only whet my appetite and wet my dreams even worse... haha
Happy reading y'all
by Altadan
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Larrin Thomas Book
Replies: 10
Views: 376

Re: Larrin Thomas Book

Can you change the link? There's nothing to click here (though I'll go search)
by Altadan
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Typographical errors on the site.
Replies: 244
Views: 48881

Re: Typographical errors on the site.

Under the Nigara Blue #2 Honyaki Gyuto 280mm offering you wrote
...their top blacksmith that made this Blue #2 steel honyaki gyuto in the most popular 240mm size.

The size is, however, 280 (!) mm :P
by Altadan
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Bastila (or pastilla, b’stila, bestila and bisteeya) is Morocco's most famous chicken pie. A super crispy filo pastry shell encases layers of savory saffron chicken, spicy omelet stuffing, and a crunchy topping of fried almonds sweetened with orange flower water. Then its finished off with a garnis...
by Altadan
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Polishing, Kasumi Finish & Etching
Replies: 288
Views: 39505

Re: Polishing, Kasumi Finish & Etching

Fantastic!
by Altadan
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Mazaki W2 210 KU Nashiji
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: WTS: Mazaki W2 210 KU Nashiji

oh man! Good sale!
Nice price! What a knife
by Altadan
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Jeff B wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:42 pm
Looks awesome Dan! A skill I'm not sure I will ever master. Image
You're very kind Jeff, but please, I'm a mere mortal like you, so no need to now down (just, you know, send some good steel my way 😂)
by Altadan
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spine and choil finishing
Replies: 12
Views: 3316

Re: Spine and choil finishing

Relatively new to this world, but is this something that can/will be done for you at knife shops? I was considering different knives, but it looks like some are known to have a poor-acceptable fit and finish, but I don't really want to attempt this on my own. It really is easier than one would expe...
by Altadan
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS JCK Hinoura Shirogami 1 / Stainless Clad KU 210 Gyuto
Replies: 5
Views: 826

Re: WTS JCK Hinoura Shirogami 1 / Stainless Clad KU 210 Gyuto

The URL for the photos seems to have an issue. Could not get through
by Altadan
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 967
Views: 137451

Re: What did you cook today?

Renvers wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:33 am
Altadan wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:35 am
Quick shot before it disappeared
I bet they disappeared those rolls look good!
Everyone here loves sticky rice 😂
By now I'm already quite immune to the smell of the rice vinegar during the seasoning prep