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The Dish: Culinary Students Tell All

Risotto Science

Have you ever wondered what is taking place between the rice and the broth when making a dish of risotto that gives the finished dish its characteristic creamy consistency? Even with a recipe this sim ... Read More

Banana's For Pineapple

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Just Do It

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Kimchi: the Weather-Proof Condiment

The dilemma of planning menus in bizarro weather might be one of the least talked about challenges of climate change. ... Read More

The World I Know

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Who Moved My Cheese Into The 21st Century?

Grilled cheese sandwiches are the latest food trend to sweep the nation. ... Read More

In The Name of Bisque

Have you ever wondered what a "bisque" really is? Join Chef Mike as he attempts to unravel the confusion behind the name of this classic and delicious French soup. ... Read More

Letting Go in Order to Get Hitched

Musings about letting some other caterer (gasp!) prepare the most significant meal of my life... ... Read More

Food photography and a cook book

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Curing Olives At Home

It's rare to get a chance to cure your own olives, so when some appeared at the local farmer's market, this chef jumped at the chance to give it a go. ... Read More

Alternative culinary programs

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A Saucy Love Affair

Among the many classic French sauces taught by culinary instructors at Le Cordon Bleu Chicago, one teacher has a definite favorite, and he isn't afraid to profess his love for this magical emulsified ... Read More

Private Chef Business, Vermont-style

Moving my established private chef business was risky, but I found a new niche in southern Vermont. ... Read More

Boston or Bust

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Airline food

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