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Doug DeFrees
Worked at IBM Research Almaden
Attended University of California, Irvine
Lives in San Jose, CA
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Notes: Hawaiian French Toast
17 May 2015 Prep A simple dinner after a long hike. This recipe popped up on Facebook recently so I thought I would try it. I am still looking for the best recipe/method for making french toast. I don't expect this is it, but I may learn some things.  The r...
17 May 2015 Prep A simple dinner after a long hike. This recipe popped up on Facebook recently so I thought I would try it. I am still looking for the best recipe/method for making french toast. I don't expect this is it, ...
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Honey Fried Chicken and Northern Corn Bread
3 May 2015 Prep I have made the Honey Fried Chicken before and have fond memories of it. My Cook's Illustrated Baking Book has three recipes for corn bread: southern style, northern style, and all-purpose. I meant to make the all-purpose but didn't look at ...
3 May 2015 Prep I have made the Honey Fried Chicken before and have fond memories of it. My Cook's Illustrated Baking Book has three recipes for corn bread: southern style, northern style, and all-purpose. I meant to mak...
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Pasta, Greens, and Beans
November 16, 2014 Menu Pasta, Greens, and Beans Vella Chardonnay Recipe Pasta with Beans, Chard, and Rosemary from Cook's Illustrated , November 2014 I had never heard of greens and beans until I saw this recipe in the November/December 2014 issue of Cook's...
November 16, 2014 Menu Pasta, Greens, and Beans Vella Chardonnay Recipe Pasta with Beans, Chard, and Rosemary from Cook's Illustrated, November 2014 I had never heard of greens and beans until I saw this reci...
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All Grill Dinner
September 21, 2014 Menu Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Hoisin Glaze Grilled Potatoes Grilled Sweet Corn Bread and Butter Pickles Lone Goat Vineyards Marlborough Pinot Noir 2009 Recipe Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Hoisin Glaze from July, 2013, Cook's Illustrat...
September 21, 2014 Menu Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Hoisin Glaze Grilled Potatoes Grilled Sweet Corn Bread and Butter Pickles Lone Goat Vineyards Marlborough Pinot Noir 2009 Recipe Grilled Pork Tenderloin ...
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Mom's Bread and Butter Pickles
Recipe Bread and Butter Pickles   My mom regularly canned food. There were three things that she always had on hand: strawberry jam, bread and butter pickles, and chile sauce. Whenever I  traveled to Central New York I would come home with a few jars of eac...
Recipe Bread and Butter Pickles  My mom regularly canned food. There were three things that she always had on hand: strawberry jam, bread and butter pickles, and chile sauce. Whenever I  traveled to Central New York I woul...
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Kicked-up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. Bam!
September 14, 2014 Menu Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Cheddar and Shallot Grilled Sweet Corn Homemade French Fries three twins Mint Confetti Ice Cream Cones Recipes Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot from Cook's Illustrated Grilled C...
September 14, 2014 Menu Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Cheddar and Shallot Grilled Sweet Corn Homemade French Fries three twins Mint Confetti Ice Cream Cones Recipes Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Ched...
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Notes: Cowboy Pie
May 10, 2015: Mother's Day Prep Mom didn't select this meal, but after a special Mother's Day breakfast out , I wanted something simple and quick to make but flavorful The recipe is from The America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook, p. 109 Total time to...
May 10, 2015: Mother's Day Prep Mom didn't select this meal, but after a special Mother's Day breakfast out, I wanted something simple and quick to make but flavorful The recipe is from The America's Test Kitchen Quick Fam...
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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
January 1, 2015 Recipe Overnight Cinnamon Rolls from Good Eats Our family tradition for Christmas breakfast is cinnamon rolls. We have been using the store-bought rolls that come in a tube: you twist it open on Christmas morning, bake the rolls, add the ici...
January 1, 2015 Recipe Overnight Cinnamon Rolls from Good Eats Our family tradition for Christmas breakfast is cinnamon rolls. We have been using the store-bought rolls that come in a tube: you twist it open on Chris...
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Chicken Parmesan
November 9, 2014   Menu Chicken Parmesan Noodles Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard 2012 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir Recipes Best Chicken Parmesan from Cook's Illustrated , March 2013 I have eaten chicken Parmesan in restaurants where I enjoyed the crispy co...
November 9, 2014  Menu Chicken Parmesan Noodles Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard 2012 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir Recipes Best Chicken Parmesan from Cook's Illustrated, March 2013 I have eaten chicken P...
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Towards Better French Toast
October 5, 2014 Menu French Toast Fried Bacon Mixed Berries Mimosa Recipe Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast from Serious Eats French Toast is one of the first things I learned to cook. I never used a recipe, following my father's example I would gently wh...
October 5, 2014 Menu French Toast Fried Bacon Mixed Berries Mimosa Recipe Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast from Serious Eats French Toast is one of the first things I learned to cook. I never used a recip...
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Bread and Butter Pickles
Based on a family recipe and the techniques demonstrated in the video recipe for "Bread and Butter Pickles -- One of the Great Depressions Greatest Hits" from Food Wishes , August 26, 2014. Read the story behind this dish in Sunday, Dinner for Two. Makes ab...
Based on a family recipe and the techniques demonstrated in the video recipe for "Bread and Butter Pickles -- One of the Great Depressions Greatest Hits" from Food Wishes, August 26, 2014. Read the story behind this dish in S...
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Fritatta con Pasta
September 7, 2014 Menu Frittata with Pasta Garden Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Mimosa Recipe Pasta Frittata with Sausage and Peppers, from Cook's Illustrated Frittata is one of Diane's go-to dishes for weekday supper. It is a baked egg dish, similar to a...
September 7, 2014 Menu Frittata with Pasta Garden Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Mimosa Recipe Pasta Frittata with Sausage and Peppers, from Cook's Illustrated Frittata is one of Diane's go-to dishes for w...
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  • IBM Research Almaden
    Research Software Engineer, 1989 - 2013
  • Molecular Research Institute
    Research Scientist, 1980 - 1989
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San Jose, CA
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Pittsburgh, PA - Irvine, CA - Potsdam, NY - Chittenango, NY
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Doug and his wife, Diane, are live in San Jose CA. Doug has always enjoyed cooking and for several years has taken responsibility for cooking Sunday dinner. He is just a home cook who enjoys eating and has gotten good at following recipes. His wife, who fixes dinner the rest of the week, enjoys having the leftovers to use when creating weeknight meals.
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  • University of California, Irvine
    Chemistry, 1974 - 1978
  • Clarkson University
    Chemistry, 1970 - 1974
  • Chittenango Central Schools
    1957 - 1970
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