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Road Skoal: San Francisco

January 12th, 2010 · 9 Comments · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Flying across the country to skoal Merle Haggard gave us a good excuse to have some San Francisco chefs, writers, and culinary friends pose for a skoal shot. Dave, Nastassia, Harold McGee, Flo McGee (Harold’s daughter) and the official Road Skoal Photographer, Travis Huggett, gassed […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Merle Haggard Skoals.

January 6th, 2010 · 9 Comments · skoal

posted by Dave Arnold (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) We are starting the new year off with a bang. We flew across the country and skoaled country music legend Merle Haggard –one of our musical heros. Readers might remember our excitement at the opportunity to meet Mr. Haggard, expressed here. How do you […]

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Holiday Skoal! Special Bonus: Holiday Pictures and Dave's Favorite Christmas Cookie

December 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez and Dave Arnold (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) To celebrate the season of good cheer and good eats, we’ve compiled some of our favorite food-folk skoals. First up, a gang of New York City’s top chefs: And people who like to eat their food and write about it: Too Many Cookies: Making and Shipping FCI’s Holiday Cookies, […]

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WANTED: Celebrity Skåls

July 8th, 2009 · 20 Comments · skoal

Posted by Mindy Lvoff We’re adding a new page to our Skål Project: our WANTED List. It’s a list of celebrities that we want… no, NEED to come in and skål. At the top of our Skål Wish List sits none other than Max von Sydow… The reward? Your own personal bottle of Cooking Issues […]

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Skåls of the Week, 7.3.2009

July 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal

(Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Happy 4th of July weekend! We hope you are celebrating this weekend with friends and family. And since you’re already together and celebrating, why not teach them how to skål? To kick off the weekend right, we decided to finally crack into our vault of chef skåls for […]

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A quick note: it's Skål or Skoal, but not Skal

June 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments · skoal

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Sorry for the confusion, everyone!  We have been honoring the true Swedish spelling of the word skål, using an “a” with a small “o” sitting above it.  This has caused some questions as to whether it’s skoal or skal.  The definitive answer: “skoal” is acceptable, but using “skal” is not the […]

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What's in a skoal?

June 15th, 2009 · 17 Comments · skoal

Posted by Mindy Nguyen  We’ve “skåled” a lot of people over the past four months. After explaining the history of the Skoal Project and the significance of the great Max von Sydow (can you believe that there are people out there who still haven’t heard about this?), we set them on their mark and let […]

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We Interrupt This Blog to Bring You Regis Philbin.

June 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · skoal

Posted by Dave Arnold Well, The FCI hosted a movie premiere party last night for the new documentary “Food, Inc.” The students cooked for the glitterati. It was a great success. Of course, we had to skål these guys. We will post more on Friday, but for now we’ll leave it at this: I spent a […]

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Skåls of the week 6.05.09

June 6th, 2009 · 6 Comments · skoal

Today we are posting our first ever mortal enemy skål smackdown.  Our friend Dave Chang is well known for having beef with certain individuals.  Here is Chang and his public enemy number one, the blogger Josh Ozersky. To go with the hate we are posting some love.  Here are the significant others of the Cooking […]

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The Skål Takeover

May 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments · skoal

Posted by Sophie Brickman I’d been up to my elbows, literally, in duck fat all morning, preparing for a skål party to take place the next day. What, you ask, is a skål party? It is based on an ancient Swedish custom wherein individuals from all walks of life gather to enjoy food, and take […]

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