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TOMATOES IN THEIR NATURAL HABITAT
There are a lot of ways to consume a tomato. Eat it like an apple, in a sandwich, tossed with pasta, or on a pizza. But there are two truly perfect dishes that show you what the misunderstood tomato is really supposed to [...]

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what happens when a sugar biscuit meets a peach:
Sugar Cookie Peach Cobbler
Today’s Class Notes:
How To Make Sugar Cookie Peach Cobbler:
(Makes 1 9×13 pan of goodness)
PLACE TWO LARGE MIXING BOWLS ON THE COUNTER. ONE FOR THE DOUGH;ONE FOR THE PEACHES.

1. Make the Sugar Cookie [...]

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Today’s Class Notes:
How To Make Pesto:
Gather 2 cups fresh basil leaves. Wash and dry.
Place basil leaves in a blender.
Add 2 garlic cloves, ¼ cup pine nuts, ⅔ cup olive oil, ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese to blender.
Blend above ingredients to a paste consistency.
Use [...]

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Fall 2014 Cooking School: Stuffing

On December 2, 2014 By admin

Cooking School/ Basic Stuffing

This is the best stuffing you will ever taste. No frills, nothing ridiculous. Just straight up comfort stuffing.
Ingredients:
8 cups coarse fresh bread crumbs (from a 1-lb white loaf with crust removed)
4 cups coarsely crumbled corn bread (recipe below)
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf [...]

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Cooking School/ Roasted Vegetables

Roasted vegetables are easy, fancy, and healthy. No matter what you make for dinner, a plate of roasted vegetables is always a good addition.

How to Roast Vegetables

Preheat your oven to the vegetable’s desired temperature (see table below).

Rinse and pat dry your favorite vegetable. Slice or chop your vegetable [...]

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Chicken Tenders/Roasted Potatoes/Simple Green Salad

You have before you all of the instructions you need to make a nice dinner for your family. The recipe below is adjustable according the amount of people you will feed. You will need 12 different ingredients (well, 13 if you want to count salt and pepper as two different [...]

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Basic Cookie Dough:
The recipe below is a combination of a few recipes. Enjoy.

Ingredients:

2 and 1/2 cups flour (a little more than this is BETTER than a little less)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon corn starch (optional!! It offers your cookies a “soft baked” [...]

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Cooking School/ French Peasant Bread

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon dry yeast
1 cup warm water
½ Tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour

oil
cornmeal
melted butter

1. Place yeast, water, sugar, and salt in warm bowl and stir until dissolved.

2. Add flour and stir with a wooden [...]

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Cooking School/ Macaroni and Cheese
Ingredients:
1 cube butter (or the equivalent of ½ cup of butter)
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp. chicken bullion (or 1/2 cube Knorr’s chicken bullion cube)
2 cups milk
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 1/2 tsp. lowery’s seasoned salt
dash of pepper
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Cooking School/ The Peach Galette

Ingredients:
For the Crust:
1 ½ Tablespoons sour cream
3 Tablespoons ice water
½ cup flour
2 Tablespoons yellow cornmeal
pinch of salt
4 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
For the Filling:
3-4 ripe peaches
1 Tablespoon [...]

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