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How to avoid getting arm hair in food?

Sorry if this question is slightly gross. I happen to have a significant amount of hair on my arms and the back of my hands. When preparing food using my hands (e.g. kneading dough), sometimes hair ...
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Aprons for the home chef

What do I look for in a good high quality apron? Where can I go to get one?
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Why do chefs traditionally wear a high white hat?

The stereotypical chef beloved of TV, cartoons, and elsewhere is always pictured wearing a high white hat. A hat I can understand. But why so high?