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The kitchen - both in the professional sense and at home - is a hectic place. When the mille-feuille goes awry, it's easy to slip into a whirl of profanities that would make Bobby Knight blush.
Instead of flinging the nearest soup ladle at an unsuspecting line cook, Vikas Khanna, the executive chef of Junoon and the creator of "The Holy Kitchens" documentary series, says keep calm and sauté on.
Five Ways I Keep Calm in the Kitchen: Vikas Khanna
2. Keep it clean
3. Meditation brings inner peace
4. Not reacting in the moment
5. Remember your place
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