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Culinary School Here I Come (67) Finals, Guests & Retrospect


So much studying this past week. I felt like I wanted to put my head into a box…oh yeah, I did! Finals week brought 1 on Monday, 2 on Tuesday and 1 on Thursday. I felt I did pretty good … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (65) Garde Manger Competition Win, Chocolates and Prepping for my Christmas Party


Omg, omg, omg first because our Garde Manger final competition is over and second because our group scored the highest points. Now there will be no more feeling like I have to vomit or sleepless nights. Stress & I are … Continue reading

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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 (29) 2nd Semester Week 4, Latin Influence & More


Did I mention that we change our menu every week?  That’s crazy. Once you get to know your menu, it’s off to another country. We said goodbye to Asian and hello Central and South American cuisine…aka Latin. Hello coffee bar!  … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (21) Week 12, World Plate


I love being a culinary student. I get to throw around big names for things like…What is tomato concassee? Peeled, seeded and diced tomato. My foray into this module called “World Plate” was to “concassee” a whole case of Roma … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (11), Week 2


Chef Dean demonstrates how to make a Chicken Roulade. I truly felt my age at the end of this week. Tuesday and Thursday are both early days. I’m in class by 7AM. Up at 4:55 and on the road by … Continue reading

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Culinary School, Here I come (6)


Hmm, where are all the people. I was hoping that my blogs would be read by more people. Last I checked, I think I’ve only had about 7 or 8 views on all 5 blogs so far. Can someone give … Continue reading

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