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Culinary School Here I Come (64) Chocolates, Garde Manger Practical & Thanksgiving


We finally started our last section of Advanced Baking I class; chocolates. As with anything else in baking, it’s pretty technical. The beginning of chocolate starts with the cacao pod. The optimal growing regions are 20 degrees N or S … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (59) Hors d’Oeuvres (pt. 2) & Maui Culinary Academy Noble Chef


There is no reason for me to ever whine about living on Maui and going to school here. This is what I see every day while on campus. Whenever I’m stressed, I take a deep breath, exhale and think of … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (56) Notre Dame, Gallantine & Vanilla Bavaroise


If I were ever on death row (as a result of my murder conviction of strangling a lame student) and had to order my last meal, I believe it would be a quart of Pistachio Mousse. I’ve never seen pistachio … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (55) Dead Dough, Forcemeat & Cakes


I had one of those days where I just wanted to be done with school. I’m not sure if it’s like this in most culinary schools, but there are a lot of students and not a lot of things to … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (52) Classes, A Practical and Catering my Sister’s Wedding…Even the Cake!


I left off last week realizing that school this semester was going to kick my ass. Fresh from that realization, my counselor told me that she had to work at getting my scholarship funds released as I was not considered … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (51) Summer’s Over New School Year Begins


Aw nuts, boy did summer fly by. My last week of vacation was spent entertaining an out of town guest and working on my yard. Now it’s back to school time. One of my classes is a Beverage course. I’ve … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (50) Summer Vacation


I have a little less than 3 weeks to go for my summer vacation. It really hasn’t felt like I’ve been on vacation. I had a few weeks off then it was time for Beginning Baking. After that was over, … Continue reading

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