Tag Archives: cooking school

No more “back burner!”

Where the heck do I start??? Its been crazy busy around here lately. I just got back from a 4-h leaders horse camp over the weekend. I have been super busy in the cafe this past week, which has led … Continue reading

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My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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Cafe event food, day 2 of wall building

This is day 2. 50 more to go to have a firm wall built between me and what society, media, popular culture say I should look like. 50 days left to build women’s hearts and change the strangle hold advertisers … Continue reading

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meatball recipe

Meatballs, a la cooking school! Very simple, VERY tasty! Much flavor is gained through the procedures. 5 lb ground beef 2 TBSP dried oregano 2 TBSP garlic powder 2 TBSP onion powder fresh parsley, minced, 3 oz. 1 TBSP salt … Continue reading

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Food Post! Gnocchi! a la cooking school!

If you haven’t made gnocchi before, you must. If you haven’t tried it before, you must. They actually sell it in the grocery stores in vacuum sealed bags in small little boxes. The grocery store version is a poor imitation, … Continue reading

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Victoria has no Secret on this angel!

Where to start, where to start?? How about the beginning of today. I got up, had an awesome “fuel conscious” meal of1 egg and 3 egg whites and broccoli with rice cheese (lactose issues here) and oatmeal with raisins and … Continue reading

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A day in the cafe kitchen with recipes!

A Day in the Cafe. The season is off to an early start for me, and quite frankly I am not in the correct mind-frame for it. I figured I’d better get some prep done now, as each year the … Continue reading

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Top 10 and Committed!

Salad Nicoise. My new favorite. definitely top 10. I made mine with grilled venison, instead of grilled tuna–due to the bottom line of the last grocery receipt. It was fantastic! Just look at all those flavors! The eggs had a … Continue reading

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You can’t coat yourself with barbecue sauce and think it will make a difference in how you are perceived.

Mushroom: to become greater in extent, volume or amount. These are all things which I WILL not become if I were to eat grilled portabello mushroom burgers. Why? Because I don’t like them, that’s why. Not to mention I am … Continue reading

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Does food equal comfort? and swiss steak recipe!

Tonight’s menu, Swiss Steak, is a really good comfort food, and easy to prep and plop in the crock pot for when we’re at Dance Class tonight. I’ll be trying the Culinary text book recipe, and it cooks for 1.5-2hrs … Continue reading

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