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A Cooking Coach is Worth Every Penny.

Posted on 11 March 2009 by Dtown

Last night I secured the services of ChefBud as a cooking coach. I wanted to take part in “Eat Down your Fridge” week, but I am not the most creative person when it comes to throwing ingredients together and coming up with a meal that my family would enjoy eating. Continue Reading

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Posted on 26 February 2009 by TheChefsWife

Last night Chef Bud catered a private dinner for a family and brought along¬† fine art photographer Mark Harrelson just for fun. The pictures he took are amazing.¬† Check them out on the photographer’s blog. Continue Reading

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Eating Dinner Family Style

Posted on 23 February 2009 by TheChefsWife

Obviously people everywhere advocate sitting down together as a family for dinner. To take that a step further, try serving your meals family style; in other words, put all the food on the table and let everyone serve themselves at the table. My kids are 5 and 6, and since we started doing this, we have noticed that they eat more food. I think they like the control it gives them to pick how much and what they eat. It is surprising how often kids make the right choices when you give them the power to make the choice.

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Is it worth $13 to butcher a chicken?

Posted on 11 February 2009 by ChefBud

Today I went to the butcher to pick up some chickens. I noticed that a pack of fresh, local RedBird boneless, skinless chicken breasts was $11.31. But I could get a whole RedBird chicken for only $7.72. That made me curious, so i wrote down the prices of all the chicken pieces and noticed that if I cut it up myself I could save a bunch of money and have a pile of free bones for stock. Continue Reading

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Hello world!

Posted on 26 January 2009 by ChefBud

I would like to introduce myself to the world and let you know why I am here.

My name is Bud Thomas and I am a professional chef in Telluride, CO. I grew up in Phoenix, AZ with parents that like to cook. And everyone in my family liked to eat well too. Continue Reading

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