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As a Louisiana native, Danny Trace has spent many a moon on the outskirts of the Big Easy hunting, fishing, crabbing, and crawfishing.
Turning the catch du jour into the plat du jour positively enthralled a young Trace, and he turned that fascination into his adult profession - which has taken him from the kitchen of the famed Commander’s Palace to the executive chef post at Brennan’s of Houston.
Just as a recent study by Johns Hopkins University found, Trace believes food downright tastes better when you have to work for it.
Five Reasons You Should Get Hands-On With Your Food: Danny Trace
2. Butcher it
4. Large appreciation for resources
5. Love for food and fun
How hands-on do you get with your food? Do you hunt, fish or garden - or do you opt for the fruits of others' labors? Share the dirty details in the comments below.
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