Archive content of Sep 2011

Monday, September 26th 2011 Cooking competitions showcase culinary talent

Its that time of year again when all our favorite shows are airing new episodes as well as some new pilots. And the Food network is no different. Cooking is becoming more than a hobby for many as the cooking scene heats up. More viewers are tuning into shows that they an relate to. Check […]

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Wednesday, September 21st 2011 PHS student first Arizonan to win FCCLA scholarship

Melissa Hill has tasted success since starting to learn the culinary arts. During her sophomore year, she won the FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) Arizona state culinary championship. Last year, she savored the success of being the first Arizonan to win an FCCLA scholarship to go to Japan as an exchange student. […]

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Tuesday, September 20th 2011 New Pharr school trains students in culinary arts

PHARR — Suzanne Beard carefully weighs a block of butter on a kitchen scale. She checks the number, and then furtively glances around the classroom before adjusting the amount and weighs it again. Once the 22-year-old is satisfied with the reading on the scale, she measures out heavy cream for the pastry cream she’s making […]

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Wednesday, September 14th 2011 Local food, 400 miles or bust

According to Sustainable Food News, ‘local’ as a marketing claim has grown by 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, and it’s predicted that number will increase this year. For those of us who wish, hope and pray for more locally-grown foods, we already know this to be true. “Local” is the new green, and we’re […]

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Tuesday, September 13th 2011 8 Tips for Navigating Farmers’ Markets

The recent demand for local and organic produce has resulted in a growing number of farmers’ markets popping up in local communities. The following tips can keep you from becoming overwhelmed as you peruse the stands at a new or established farmer’s market and wonder exactly how to start and what questions to ask. Take […]

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Monday, September 12th 2011 Area gourmets give culinary students high marks

The Foundations Restaurant of the Platt College Culinary Department is a found treasure, not only for members of the Tulsa Chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseur – a part of the international culinary fraternity La Chaine (you pronounce it “shen”) – but also for foodies across the city and state. A group of serious food […]

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Friday, September 9th 2011 “Big Breakfast Bash” in New Milford raises money for culinary school

NEW MILFORD — Sam Hunt had a private school education and lots of choices when it came time for college. Yet he and his family discovered soon after he began that he was not quite ready for the rigors of college. He tried some alternatives, but he struggled to find something that might lead to […]

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Thursday, September 8th 2011 Students best professional chefs in contest

Over the summer, while many students keep school as far from their thoughts as possible, one group of Bakersfield College culinary students traveled to the Mammoth Blue Sky Fest to take top honors in the culinary competition on July 9, against many culinary professionals, including an instructor at the Culinary Institute of America. “I don’t […]

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Wednesday, September 7th 2011 Don’t miss the Taste of Home Cooking School in Park Rapids Sept. 10

The Taste of Home Cooking School Sept. 10 is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. The expo and school events are at Century School cafetorium in Park Rapids Saturday, Sept. 10. Limited tickets are available for the cooking school at 3 p.m. The $10 tickets can be purchased at the Park Rapids Enterprise and […]

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Tuesday, September 6th 2011 What comes to mind when you think of eating healthy?

To promote healthy eating, Weight Watchers in Marquette Township recently partnered with N.M.U.’s Culinary School to offer cooking demonstrations for both members and the public. Coconut curry tomato soup with a garnish of cilantro.  Zucchini fritters with an apricot-yogurt sauce. Is your mouth watering yet?  Not only do these dishes sounds delectable, they also sound […]

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