The Difference Between Cooking for Pleasure or As A Career Although most of the top culinary institutions and trade schools gear their curriculum toward students who desire to make a career out of cooking, the end goal doesn’t have to be a job in a restaurant or hotel. In fact, growing numbers of students at […]
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Why Do Cooking Classes Make Good Gifts? Cooking classes can be a great gift for that special someone in your life. It doesn’t matter whether they’re interested in all things culinary, or if they think the oven is just another place to store shoes – developing cooking skills can be a fun and interactive way […]
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How to Teach Your Kids Proper Table Manners My mother hosted elegant cocktail parties in the 1960’s, punctuated by martini’s, deviled quail eggs, and all the latest orange-on-pink raw silk fashions. Her attention to elegance extended to the family dinner table, where we were expected to display impeccable table manners and were briskly taken to […]
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Finding the Right Culinary School: What to Do First Once you’ve decided that you’re ready to take the plunge and go to culinary school, there is still quite a bit of work to be done—especially finding the right school. Unless you’ve received a culinary scholarship tied to one particular school, you’ll need to consider everything […]
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How to Prepare Homemade Bruschetta with Fresh Seasonal Tomatoes It’s still summer so it’s still bruschetta time. Let me start by describing what bruschetta is. Pronounced brew-SKET-ta, bruschetta is a simple Italian appetizer that starts with toasted slices of bread brushed with olive oil and rubbed with garlic and goes from there. I know you […]
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