Culinary School

Entertaining stories told by me – the culinary school student.

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

First I’m going to apologize for being a little lazy with the blogging about school.  I still have a lot of stories saved up so as class starts to wind down I hope to get them all up soon – 3 more weeks!  Now on 

Mary had a little lamb…

Mary had a little lamb…

No one ever finishes that song to find that the lamb has turned into dinner.  Sure the lamb goes to school with Mary but dinnertime is never discussed.   Over the past five years lamb has made a bigger impact on my taste buds and culinary 

Strawberries & Social Media

Strawberries & Social Media

Strawberries and social media were two hits this week at my house. Do you know that locally grown, organic strawberries usually look different than the ones shipped to us from the southern mass-production companies?  A few months ago, my culinary class took a trip to a 

California Culinary

California Culinary

After a week-long family retreat – I planned a day-date with the hubs.  We headed to Beverly Hills for lunch at Bouchon.  Chef Thomas Keller is known for classic French menus – and most notable for the award winning, Michelin three-star restaurant The French Laundry  near Napa Valley – it’s 

Phase 1 Completed – Phase 2 Starts

Phase 1 Completed – Phase 2 Starts

As Exam 3 wrapped up (yep I’m half-way done with exams!) I have improved in so many ways.  The first exam as some of you remember was a slight disaster, I ran out of time and out of ingredients costing me points.  As I finished Exam 3 I 

Family Fried Chicken Night

Family Fried Chicken Night

The In-Laws came to visit this week!  I pulled some strings and got them a front row seat in the kitchen during the end of class so they could watch the action.   This night, we worked in teams and made fried chicken, biscuits, coleslaw, chocolate 



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