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Culinary School Here I Come (72) Sugar Work, Desserts and Exhaustion


This was the first week of my full externship schedule. I put in a total of 20 hours this week. Fridays are rough. I’m at the cookie shop from 8:30 – 11:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursday but I also … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (68) Happy New Year, Catering and a Restful Vacation


I have really come to appreciate a break longer than a few days. One problem for me with school is that it cuts into my workout time. Call me crazy but I love being active and sometimes my school schedule … Continue reading

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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 (66) Chocolate Bonbons, Aipono Wine Dinner & End of Semester Celebrations


Monday was the day to package all of the chocolates that we worked on for the past two weeks. These are the Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffles that my group worked on. Not bad work for culinary students! Basically, classes are … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (63) Wedding Cakes Were Due & Garde Manger Buffet


Have you ever had one of those hellaciously long weeks? This week was one of those for me.  A lot of out of class time was needed to finish my cake so that meant getting to school at 6am or … 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 (58) Entremets, Hors d’Oeuvres & a Pithivier


You’d think I’m fluent in French, think again. There’s a lot of French terms lately. I have to check out my text book every time I try to spell hors d’oeuvres. Try it sometime. Anywhoo, in Advanced Baking class we … Continue reading

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