Archive for December, 2010

Dec 13 2010

A Few of My Favorite Things

Published by under Cooking Classes,Dinner

Not every dish we make at school is one I’m rushing home to recreate. Culinary school teaches you all the basic, French techniques that made food taste good back when ingredients weren’t so ripe — meaning they usually benefited from a good smothering of cream, cheese and breadcrumbs. And more cream, apparently. These days, of […]

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Dec 08 2010

Bread for Breakfast

Published by under Brunch,Cooking Classes,Dessert

Fact: Banana Nut Bread is a perfectly acceptable breakfast. So are muffins, Pumpkin Bread and scones; never mind that all of those things are basically cake, and that you’re eating them before 9 am. Until recently at school, we’ve focused on yeast and steam as “raising agents,” or things that make food puff up in […]

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