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Doug DeFrees
Worked at IBM Research Almaden
Attended University of California, Irvine
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Notes: T-bone steak
30 August 2015 Prep Serious Eats (an on-line cooking resource) published an article on The Four High End Steaks You Should Know : rib eye, strip, tenderloin, and t-bone. Doing
some reading, t-bone is harder to cook than the others because of the
bone, odd...
30 August 2015 Prep Serious Eats (an on-line cooking resource) published an article on The Four High End Steaks You Should Know: rib eye, strip, tenderloin, and t-bone. Doing some reading, t-bone is harder to cook than the...
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Notes: Shortcake
  26 January 2015   Prep A video recipe from Chef John at Food Wishes. The video recipe does not include instructions, so I cobbled some together below. One of the appealing attributes of this recipe is how easy it is. I don't know if this is normal for sho...
 26 January 2015  Prep A video recipe from Chef John at Food Wishes. The video recipe does not include instructions, so I cobbled some together below. One of the appealing attributes of this recipe is how easy it is. I do...
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Notes: Smoky Pulled Pork
  12 July 2015     Prep I made this last August and wrote about it in a blog post describing the smoking process in more detail. I started around 2 PM except for applying a dry rub to the meat the previous evening. I bought "Pork shoulder blade roast bonele...
 12 July 2015     Prep I made this last August and wrote about it in a blog post describing the smoking process in more detail. I started around 2 PM except for applying a dry rub to the meat the previous evening. I bough...
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Notes: Rhode Island Dynamites
1 June 2015 Prep I have never heard of this sandwich but came across it at cookscountry.com . It's like sloppy joe but with different seasonings. The original recipe called for 2 pounds of ground beef and made
10 servings when served on torpedo rolls. I ha...
1 June 2015 Prep I have never heard of this sandwich but came across it at cookscountry.com. It's like sloppy joe but with different seasonings. The original recipe called for 2 pounds of ground beef and made 10 servings w...
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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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Notes: Barbecued Beef Brisket and Sourdough No-knead Bread
23 August 2015 Prep I have made and written about barbecued brisket and sourdough no-knead bread each several times before. Bread With an eye towards modifying this recipe by adding more starter, here are the ingredients I used 15 ounces bread flour ¼ teasp...
23 August 2015 Prep I have made and written about barbecued brisket and sourdough no-knead bread each several times before. Bread With an eye towards modifying this recipe by adding more starter, here are the ingredients...
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Notes: Broiled Pork Tenderloin with Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Salsa
  26 July 2015 Prep  Recipes from the September/October Cook's Illustrated magazine Broiled Pork Tenderloin for Two Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Salsa for Two This was a relatively quick Sunday dinner, it took about an hour to prepare everything. The recipe f...
 26 July 2015 Prep  Recipes from the September/October Cook's Illustrated magazine Broiled Pork Tenderloin for Two Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Salsa for Two This was a relatively quick Sunday dinner, it took about an ho...
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Notes: Mini Meatloaves
7 June 2015 Prep Anticipating a long day of hiking, I chose a quick meal for this Sunday dinner. We have had mini meatloaves before . The recipe is from the America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook. Diane thought the glaze (ketchup + brown sugar + vineg...
7 June 2015 Prep Anticipating a long day of hiking, I chose a quick meal for this Sunday dinner. We have had mini meatloaves before. The recipe is from the America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook. Diane thought the ...
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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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  • IBM Research Almaden
    Research Software Engineer, 1989 - 2013
  • Molecular Research Institute
    Research Scientist, 1980 - 1989
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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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