In addition to producing masks throughout quarantine, thus lots of others, Ellen has actually been investing more time in the kitchen area.
“I think that people are stuck at home and they don’t have a ton of things to do,” the business owner informed us.” Besides, you know, wondering when they can go out into the world again, and so cooking is the place that they’ve all kind of turned to. I’ve absolutely seen a huge push, especially on social media, sharing it with others. It’s like breathing and eating. Like we all do it, we all have to do it every day, so why not make it an adventure. I really got into brisket. So, I’ve been smoking briskets like they’re going out of style and, you know, briskets are 16-pound chunks of meat like it’s not a small endeavor. Thanksgiving every day!”
Aside from focusing on her brisket abilities, Ellen likewise ended up composing her book! And while some would anticipate a cooking book from the expert chef, the Hedley and Bennett creator shows she has far more to share than dishes, however rather motivating recommendations for business owners and dreamers all over.
“Sometimes you don’t have all the details ironed out, but you just have to show up anyway and figure it out and by swimming in the sea of life, you find more things and discover more things and have more experience than staring out the window and being like, ‘well, what if I do this?’ ‘How about I plan this for 10 years’, or ‘what if I need investors first?’ So yeah, all those things are just stopping people from beginning, and sometimes you just need to begin the journey to actually make forward progress without all the details ironed out.”
And her preferred kitchen area fundamentals? A Boos block, big cast iron frying pan, Unicorn pepper mill, Maldon salt and Wonder Valley olive oil.
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