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Homemade Apple Pie

On Wednesday, we completed our apple pies. Chef demonstrated peeling and cutting apples, mixing up the filling, then placing it all into the pie shell and covering it. This also included making an egg wash to use as the “glue” to hold together the upper and lower crusts and to put a sheen on the […]

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Going Well

I have now been through three classes of my my Culinary Basics class. I am so excited and motivated to do the reading, and now, work in the kitchen lab. The first two nights of class were spent in the classroom talking about safety, rules, tools, basic cooking methods and we got a tour of […]

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Here I Go!

Today is my first day of class. I start at 3:00 and go until 9pm. It is going to be a very long day for me, and it is something I will need to get used to, quickly. After getting home late, I will have to get up early to get the girl off to […]

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Cupcake Men

After making the mini-cheeseburgers, I had left over pieces of the chocolate cupcakes. So, I whipped up some cream cheese frosting and made them into faces, adding yellow eyes and red noses with the icing from the cheeseburgers. Cream cheese frosting: Ingredients: 8oz cold cream cheese (not solid, but cold) 5 tbsp softened butter 2 […]

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Mini Cheeseburgers

These little treats looks so realistic, and besides, it’s fun to say that you are having cheeseburgers for dessert. It wasn’t my idea, originally, but made some changes, I think, for the better. P.S. I love making desserts, more and more as I make them. It’s fun to make them pretty and unusual. I think […]