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Articles, Food & Recipes, Travel & Culture · November 30, 2016

Beating the wind with bacon and beans

My favorite savory dish of the winter season is easily (after butterscotch and chocolate pudding) Cassoulet. This white bean and three-protein stew of sorts is meant to keep you warm despite the frigid blows of Provence’s Mistral winds and delivers on its promise.

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Newsletter · November 23, 2016

Top 5 Turkey Day Tips

Whether you’re hosting the meal at your house or bringing a dish to a host, the season is about enjoying the process. Before you get into a tizzy going about creating a wonderland of platters, consider the following tips.

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Articles, Guest Blogger · July 19, 2016

Guest Blogger: Adventures in Gluten Free Baking by Stephanie Hamilton

When Stephanie Hamilton arrived for our Summer Intensive Session, we decided that she would blog about her experience, cataloging her hits and misses working with a variety of brands. In a nutshell, Stephanie’s done the hard work for you, showing you which flours work best for which techniques.

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Articles, Food & Recipes · June 8, 2016

Pate a Choux: The Most Versatile Dough in Pastry

There are a couple of superheroes in the pastry lineup; pastry cream, pie crust, meringue…but none are as versatile and easy to master as Pate a Choux, or cream puff dough.

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Articles · May 24, 2016

Starting a Food Business? Here are 5 Key Rules to Follow.

The only rule you should write down on a post-it and stick to your forehead is this: You should only be in this business if you can’t not be in it.

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