April 11, 2024

Season 1, Episode 70: Experiments in the Kitchen and Beyond: A Pursuit of Growth

By Oaks The Coffee Guy
Episode Summary:
In this episode, I reflect on my journey of experimenting with different cooking techniques and flavor combinations using ribeye steak. I describe how I purchased a large quantity of ribeye roast during the holiday season, portioned it out, and then set out to explore various ways of preparing the meat - from classic steak preparations to more creative applications like Philly cheesesteak-style sandwiches.

I emphasize the importance of pushing beyond boredom and complacency, not just in the kitchen, but in all areas of life. I draw parallels between this "ribeye challenge" and my ongoing exploration of specialty coffee, noting that truly understanding a craft often requires stepping outside of one's comfort zone and trying new approaches. Listeners will come away with insights on the value of creativity, experimentation, and a willingness to evolve in order to grow both personally and professionally.

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