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Cooking and Hacking Parallels

Hey folks!

Been a while since my last post and I've been looking for something a little different to write and feel inspired enough about.
I'd like to talk about my obsession with food, practicing the culinary arts and the relationship it has to my work as a infosec practitioner.
I've been a foodie as long as I can remember. Growing up, my mother was very encouraging about exposing me to as many different cuisines and foods from around the globe as possible. I'll admit that this made it near impossible to swap lunches in school for all the things kids typically want but it was a blessing in the long run.
Being a foodie and a home cook is more than just about enjoying a dish. It's about appreciating the effort that went into it, what the dish means, why was it prepared this way, what did I like or dislike, what emotions does it invoke, so on and so forth. I think at least a few of those points we can all relate to. A certain dish can bring up memories, cheer you up,…