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Numéro de la classe de cuisson sept – Chocolate & Crème Brûlée

Tuesday night’s cooking class at Edom Bakery was right up my alley.  Chocolate!  Need I say more? 🙂  Well, I’ll also say real crème brûlée, because because before we dove headfirst into chocolate work with Chef Kat Kilpatrick,  Chef Jackson taught us to make crème brûlée from scratch, including using a kitchen torch to caramelize… Continue reading Numéro de la classe de cuisson sept – Chocolate & Crème Brûlée

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Numéro de la classe de cuisson six- Creme Patissiere recipe (enough for 3 pies!)

I have such mixed emotions about this being the sixth week of my cooking classes at Edom Bakery and Grill with Chef Jackson York. I have learned so much and enjoyed myself so thoroughly that I am going to be sad when it’s over next week! The class this week was extra-enjoyable for me, as… Continue reading Numéro de la classe de cuisson six- Creme Patissiere recipe (enough for 3 pies!)

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Numéro de la classe de cuisson cinq: Mushroom duxelles and beef Wellington

This week’s cooking class with Chef Jackson York at Edom Bakery taught me that protein can be just as delectable as carbs! That’s big!  Most of us gravitate naturally to the ease and flavor of carbs…..pasta, bread, potatoes, rice, risotto, and so forth, are so delicious, so easy to prepare, and are quite comforting to… Continue reading Numéro de la classe de cuisson cinq: Mushroom duxelles and beef Wellington

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A Way to Make Lasagna

Sometimes I imagine myself in long-ago Italy, in some dark, earth-toned kitchen with a big stone hearth and lots of wood on the fire for baking bread among the embers in terra cotta baking pans.  I imagine an older woman teaching me, with her long gray hair in a bun on the back of her… Continue reading A Way to Make Lasagna

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Cooking Class numéro quatre: Salmon en Papillote and Hollandaise sauce

It was Tuesday night.  Tuesday nights have always been nice and quiet, overall. Usually, I stay home, cook a nice dinner, and watch a little t.v. with my boys. It’s rather normal and uneventful, which is nice sometimes. That all changed four weeks ago. If you’ve been following my posts about cooking class at Edom… Continue reading Cooking Class numéro quatre: Salmon en Papillote and Hollandaise sauce

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Cooking class Numéro trois at Edom Bakery: Absolutely perfect Alfredo sauce

What is a “foodie?” One description is, as explained by someone at UrbanDictionary.com: A person that spends a keen amount of attention and energy on knowing the ingredients of food, the proper preparation of food, and finds great enjoyment in top-notch ingredients and exemplary preparation. A foodie is not necessarily a food snob, only enjoying… Continue reading Cooking class Numéro trois at Edom Bakery: Absolutely perfect Alfredo sauce