Orecchiette With Summer Squash, Capers, and Feta Cheese

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Food | One Comment
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September 22, 2014

Orecchiette With Summer Squash, Capers, and Feta Cheese

  I think you will love this simple and delicious pasta dish because not only is it good for you, it is loaded with different kinds of flavor.  The tangy feta cheese, salty capers, and lemony, white wine sauce blend so perfectly together.  Give this recipe a try!

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A Powerful Breakfast With Satisfying Results

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Food, Health | No Comments
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September 19, 2014

A Powerful Breakfast With Satisfying Results

I love to eat breakfast in the mornings, but sometimes there just isn’t enough time to prepare, eat, and then clean up breakfast.  Some of the best breakfast dishes do require some time and clean-up.  Last night I prepared an oatmeal breakfast  in advance, so I could truly enjoy and devour it this morning.  Believe […]

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Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Food | One Comment
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September 18, 2014

Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

If you constantly have a sweet tooth like I do, but can’t afford to eat Reece’s Pieces Cups and mint chocolate chip ice cream every day, then take advantage of this healthy sweet treat option.  Not only is this simple to make, but it is also inexpensive and yields a large batch.  Give my healthy […]

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The Best Chicken Salad You Will Ever Eat

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in Food | No Comments
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September 16, 2014

The Best Chicken Salad You Will Ever Eat

Oh my goodness, oh my goodness! I feel as if I have struck gold.  Yesterday in culinary school, Chef taught us how to poach the perfect chicken and then create some wonderful dishes to follow.  You have got to try my sweet, savory, and crunchy chicken salad.

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Artichoke Pasta With Sun-dried Tomatoes and Italian Sausage

Posted on Sep 13, 2014 in Food | One Comment
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September 13, 2014

Artichoke Pasta With Sun-dried Tomatoes and Italian Sausage

This is hands down one of my favorite pasta recipes! I’m not going to say it’s that healthy, but it’s definitely packed with so much flavor and anyone can make it! The ingredients are simple and perfect together.  My boyfriend drove 6 hours in town to visit me, and this is one of his favorite […]

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Tips For Crunchy, Delicious Fried Chicken

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Food | No Comments
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September 12, 2014

Tips For Crunchy, Delicious Fried Chicken

Who doesn’t love fried chicken?  It is a southern food staple that many of us would love to master.  Our Chef fried drumsticks and thighs and and it was C’EST BON! I want to share with you some of his secrets. 

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Bow Tie Pasta With Roasted Veggies

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 in Food | One Comment
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September 11, 2014

Bow Tie Pasta With Roasted Veggies

I was looking through my recipe book and stumbled upon this delicious creation. I can’t believe I almost forgot about it! If you are vegetarian, trying to cut back on meat, or just love pasta, then this is the perfect weeknight meal for you. 

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Sauté v. Suer

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 in Food | No Comments
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September 10, 2014

Sauté v. Suer

Today in school, we learned about braising (le braiser) chicken two different ways.  One way is considered a brown (a brun) braise and the other, a white (a blanc) braise.  Not only did I learn a whole lot about braising chicken, but I also learned the exact difference between sautéing vegetables and sweating vegetables; and […]

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Make Ya Own Mayo!

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 in Food | 2 Comments
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September 9, 2014

Make Ya Own Mayo!

Being in culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu, we learn so much every day about cooking techniques and making pretty much everything from scratch.  I haven’t even been in school for a full month and I am already learning so much.  I can’t wait to see how dope my skills are in about 6 months! […]

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Sautéed Chicken Tenderloins with Vegetable Medley

Posted on Sep 7, 2014 in Food | 2 Comments
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September 7, 2014

Sautéed Chicken Tenderloins with Vegetable Medley

I have been trying to eat clean and organic these days, and fortunately, it’s quite easy to do that living while living in Austin.  The farmer’s markets and fresh produce in the grocery stores makes me want to go on a veggie shopping spree!  Have I mentioned that grocery shopping is one of my favorite […]

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