Monthly Archives: May 2011

Culinary School Here I Come (44) Beginning Baking, Week 1


Once upon a time not so long ago, the only type of flour that a little boy knew of was all-purpose. He had a dream of being in a baking class one night and it quickly turned into a nightmare. … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (43) Summer Break…well sort of!


Yes, you read it right, summer break. The catch is I have (had) only 2 weeks then it’s back to beginning baking for a month, then the real summer break begins. It hasn’t been much of a break as I … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (42) Week 17, Student Day, The Banyan Tree and Crazy Celebrity Baby Names


I just said the other day, “Jesus, hasn’t Mariah Carey been pregnant for almost two years now?” I wondered if she were giving birth to a pair of hippos or maybe elephants with that gestation period. A couple of days … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (41) Week 16, Italian Influence Menu Means Fresh Pasta


Myrah, get your ass back to the dish pit! With 2 weeks left to the semester, our Italian menu will be our last one. We’ve done Asia, Latin America, the Pacific Rim, France and now Italy. I can’t say I … Continue reading

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