How NOT to Season Foods

October 30, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Season Foods

How NOT to Season Foods – Common Seasoning Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Spices and seasonings are our passport to a whole world of flavor possibilities.  We are very lucky that we live in a time when a host of spices are readily available for our use and experimentation. In the past, wars have […]

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Will the Real Dutch Oven Please Stand Up

October 16, 2018 0 Comments
Will the Real Dutch Oven Please Stand Up

  The Difference Between a Dutch Oven & a Camp Dutch Oven A couple of weekends ago, we were in central Pennsylvania for the annual Apple Butter day at our friend, LaRue’s home. We stand around all day stirring a giant copper pot filled with fresh apple cider and bushels and bushels of peeled, cored […]

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Funding Your Culinary School Education

October 10, 2018 0 Comments
Funding Your Culinary School Education

How to Find Funding For You Culinary School Education Deciding to attend school to receive your culinary, hospitality management, or pastry arts degree is a proactive step towards increasing your opportunities in the employment world. Obtaining your Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Certificate, or Diploma will better prepare you to receive an entry-level position in a […]

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Faiths Fish Taco Recipe

October 1, 2018 0 Comments
Faiths Fish Taco Recipe

How to Make Fabulous Fish Tacos at Home Over the 4th of July holiday this year, we were in Utah visiting friends and then traveled to Driggs, Idaho to Kaye and Harold’s cattle ranch. Driggs is a small town on the other side of the Grand Tetons from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was the perfect […]

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Seagull Stealing Gourmet Sandwich Cartoon

September 26, 2018 0 Comments
Seagull Stealing Gourmet Sandwich Cartoon

Those Damn Seagulls Stole My Gourmet Sandwich In truth, I never brought Kobi beef with black truffle mayonnaise sandwiches to the beach but I thought it made for a better caption. However, I have had my bologna and cheese sandwiches ripped right from my hands a couple of times. These menacing birds are scary especially […]

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Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

September 19, 2018 0 Comments
Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

What I Learned Today About Gorgonzola Cream Sauce This weekend I was browsing the New York Daily News and came across this interesting article about Gorgonzola. I don’t think I knew that Gorgonzola is a town in Northern Italy where this blue veined cheese originated. What I really didn’t know but learned from this article […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 4

September 14, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 4

My Final Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Mistake #7 –  Improper Storage Once you have taken the time to bake something from scratch, you’ll want to make sure that you keep it at its best.  There are four main ways to store baked goods: At room temperature in a breathable container At room […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 3

September 8, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 3

Even More Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Mistake #4 – Over or Under Filling Your Pans Once all your mise en place is taken care of, your oven is well preheated and your pans are prepared, it’s imperative to fill the pans with the right amount of batter. If you overfill the […]

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How Not to Bake – Part 2

September 5, 2018 0 Comments
How Not to Bake – Part 2

More Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them You can find Part 1 of How NOT to Bake here. This is Part 2 and looks at improper measuring and not knowing your oven as well as you think you do. Mistake #2 – Improper Measuring Some recipes are written in fairly straightforward terms:  one […]

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How NOT to Bake – Part 1

August 30, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Bake – Part 1

Common Baking Mistakes & How to Avoid Them At  first glance, baking seems like a fairly straightforward cooking process.  The definition of baking is to cook food with dry heat in an oven. The process is simple: Open oven, put in food, take out baked food. In practice, as with most cooking methods, there is […]

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