I am leaving for Charlottesville and need to pack:)
Travel like a chef: "Filed under: Magazines, Food Gadgets, Did you know? Chefs don't always keep all their gear in the kitchen. Many will want to keep a closer eye on their favorite, personal knives than the kitchen allows and others simply travel a lot. As you might imagine, getting around with a bunch of knives isn't as simple as it looks, given that you can't simply tuck them into a pocket. The NY Times magazine took a look at how chefs on-the-go store their stuff. The cases range from standard, hardware-store tool kits to custom-made Italian leather pouches. Barbara Lynch, a Boston chef, converted a gardener's tool kit (pictured above), which proved to be so popular with other cooks that she is coming out with her own line of similarly designed cases specifically for chefs. Because you can't look at the case without taking a peek inside, the NY Times also looked into what stuff the chefs were storing, from chopsticks and tasting spoons, to knives and pastry tools. One of the more important inclusions for a busy chef? Burn cream. Read | Permalink | Email "