Why Culinary School Accreditation Matters

January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Why Culinary School Accreditation Matters

  Is Accreditation Important For Culinary Schools? You have just finished high school and are pondering your next step. You’re researching 4-year colleges, but as of now, are keeping your options open. You happen to stumble upon the idea of culinary school while doing some research. It peaks your interest and you look further into […]

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My First Sous Vide Cooking Experiences

January 5, 2016 1 Comment
My First Sous Vide Cooking Experiences

Sous Vide – A Very Cool Way To Cook If like me you’ve been reading about sous vide everywhere you look and hear all the exotic tales associated with this new age cooking technique but didn’t think it was for you, I want to share with you my very own personal experiences with this cooking […]

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Provencale Sauce Recipe

December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Provencale Sauce Recipe

  How to Make a Delicious Provençale Sauce Provençale sauce is basically a tomato based sauce with a few extra ingredients to give it an incredible fragrance and is great served with meats, chicken and seafood. There are lots of variations to this sauce but I suggest you come up with your own version using […]

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Tomato Conversions

December 21, 2015 12 Comments
Tomato Conversions

Tomato Conversions & Equivalents I seem to have a lot of trouble remembering how to convert some ingredients. How many cups of dry beans convert to how many ounces of cooked beans is always hard for me to remember. The same is true with tomatoes. I needed to know how many ounces of fresh tomatoes […]

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Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms, Kale & Soft Boiled Eggs When I first tried this recipe from Blue Apron, I was not so sure about the soft boiled eggs. I love them with toast points for breakfast but on top of my pasta? I’m seeing soft boiled eggs adorn more and more recipes these days so […]

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Culinary Christmas Gift Ideas 2015

December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Culinary Christmas Gift Ideas 2015

All I Want For Christmas 2015 Every year at this time I make a Wish List of some of the cool gadgets and kitchenware I would like Santa to put under our Christmas tree and hope my wife reads this post.  There are so many exciting new products on the market I would like to […]

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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2015

November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2015

The 2015 Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Tops $50 Once again the cost of Thanksgiving dinner is going up but not by much and for different reasons. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s informal price survey of classic items for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people is up about 70 cents from last year to […]

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The Official Somm Movie Trailer

November 23, 2015 0 Comments
The Official Somm Movie Trailer

A Must See Movie for Wine Lovers This weekend my wife and I watched Somm on Netflix and loved it. Yes, we both enjoy wine from regions around the world and I used to collect some favorite Bordeaux wines from good vintages in the past but even if you don’t drink much wine, this is […]

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Pomegranate Glazed Salmon Recipe

November 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pomegranate Glazed Salmon Recipe

Zahav Style Salmon We eat a lot of salmon in our house. We usually marinate it, then grill or roast it whole but in this recipe we cut it up into chunks, apply a pomegranate glace and stick it on skewers to cook on the grill.  This recipe is adapted from one we found in […]

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Pomegranate Molasses Recipe

November 12, 2015 0 Comments
Pomegranate Molasses Recipe

How to Make Your Own Pomegranate Molasses at Home When preparing a new salmon recipe from Israeli Chef Michael Solomonov’s new cookbook, Zahav – A World of Israeli Cooking, I needed pomegranate molasses but couldn’t find any our local supermarket so I decided to make my own. It’s very easy to prepare but does take […]

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