Give the Gift of Cooking - Cooking Class Gift Certificates

Cooking Class Gift Certificates

If there is one activity that is guaranteed never to go out of style, it’s food preparation. We have to eat, right? Today, celebrity chefs have elevated the status of knowing how to cook well to new heights and many of us know that it’s not that difficult to prepare quality meals at home in the time it takes to order a takeout meal and bring it home again. What we lack is concrete knowledge as to just how to do it – a few basic skills that [...]

perfect boiled eggs

A simple delight and a classic food find, the boiled egg is to the culinary world as the little black dress is to the world of fashion: it’s one of those things that never seem to go out of style and for good reason! The incredible, edible egg is one of nature’s most finest foods, packed with protein and loaded with vitamins, minerals, unsaturated fats and antioxidants. And even with all that, a large egg only has about 70 calories… incredible, indeed!

Boiling an egg is definitely a no-brainer… [...]

the right knife for the job

On our very first day of culinary school, we were each presented with our very own knife set, complete with more than fifteen knives of various shapes and sizes and other sharp objects, some of which I had absolutely no clue as to what they were used for, but one thing was for sure: they were all incredibly sharp. Naturally, the first thing they taught us was how to use our knives properly as there’s a right knife for every job. After all, you shouldn’t [...]

conversion tables & equivalent measures

Handy reference tables for common weight conversions, liquid measures, and temperature conversions [...]

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