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…and thats how the cookie crumbled.

Posted on 24 June 2013

Sometimes life just throws a curve ball your way—a curve ball that I just had to swing at to get where I am today.  My curve ball meant that I left the culinary industry behind, from a professional scope. Continue Reading

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There’s nothing dainty about pastry

Posted on 09 March 2011

My, what a difference a semester makes: Semester one was all about vigor, and knocking out recipe after recipe. In vast contrast, semester two emphasizes finesse and the focus is mostly on developing delicate skills. Continue Reading

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Wrapping-up First Semester

Posted on 30 January 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve wrote about culinary school hasn’t it? Since I last wrote, I’ve completed my first semester, had Christmas break in between, and moved on to second semester. Continue Reading

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Bread, Bread and more Bread

Posted on 04 November 2010

My favorite part about commuting is the people watching. It’s interesting how strong the similarity between humans and cattle are at peak rush hour times. If you listen closely, muddled conversations sound exactly like cows in a heard—not to mention that occasional mad cow. Continue Reading

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Baby Steps

Posted on 21 September 2010

The last two weeks left me a little overwhelmed. For some reason, I anticipated chef school to be a lot easier than it turned out to be. The schedule is absolutely brutal, the course load is demanding, and the chefs have a zero-tolerance attitude. Continue Reading

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Trading in my stilettos for steel-toe shoes

Posted on 14 September 2010

Grammar and spelling mistakes aside, I’ve always been somewhat of a perfectionist. Growing up, I was ‘that student’. The ‘always on time, near the top of the class, annoying teachers-pet kind’. Continue Reading

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