Tag Archives: Hors d’oeuvres

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 (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 (62) 2 Buck Chuck, Petits Fours & Multiple Hors d’Oeuvre Parties


I learned a new bit of information in our Beverage class. Some may be familiar with the term 2 Buck Chuck. The saying came from a wine that the grocery chain, Trader Joe’s, carried that was priced at $1.99 (FYI, … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (60) Wedding Cake, More Hors d’Oeuvres & Pumpkin Carving


What does Appetite + Teaser = ????? Appetizer…. silly! I just learned that today. But is an Hors d’Oeuvre and an appetizer the same? Not so. The distinction is not about what kind of foods they are, it’s about how … 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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