Category Archives: Cooking class

Deconstructed Turkey – Part II

This post was originally published in 2013 but thought it was worth a few more words.  Yesterday I was describing how I made my turkey to one of our guests.  She asked if she could watch as I prepared the … Continue reading

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Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine

Even though the weather is more April like than March; we’re still not ready to give up our more traditionally winter dishes.  Tonight I am making short ribs braised in red wine. They will be served over fried egg noodles … Continue reading

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A Fowl of a Different Feather

Yesterday I wrote about the pasta I had made for the Italian cooking class I recently taught at the B&B.  The pasta was used in the entree of  Pappardelle with Chicken Ragu.  This recipe originally started out as a Pappardelle … Continue reading

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Using Your Noodle

Yesterday I made mention of having some homemade dried pappardelle that was leftover from a cooking class I taught awhile back.  Homemade pasta just tastes better.  It has a better mouth -feel and the flavoring options are as limited as … Continue reading

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A Class of …None

Every year I donate a cooking class to Corrales MainStreet as part of their silent auction.  This past year was no different. I offered to do a Cajun Cooking class for three people – the most I can fit comfortably … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Pie

The dessert course in my Italian cooking class was an Apple Crostata.  This is a very fancy name for apples on a pie crust.  A crustata is a pretty rustic dish, made without benefit of pie or tart baking tin.  Essentially … Continue reading

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Cooking Class Day

Yesterday I taught the Italian themed cooking class I donated to Corrales MainStreet during their fund-raising event.  It was my first attempt at a hands on class and I have to admit it went pretty well.   Took a little longer than … Continue reading

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