I Wanna Be Soufflated

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For this assignment I decided to go way out of my normal cooking routine and truly challenge myself by making something I’ve never made or even tasted before.  A dish the French call… Continue reading

the new & old.

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A British chef by the name of Nigel Slater published a cookbook titled Tender, in 2009. The book is filled with absolutely glorious images, a very stylish sense of design, and sumptuous writing and… Continue reading

Hot and sour soup of clams with chillies and lime

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  This week our assignment is to cook a food from a recipe book. Last week we went to our school library Gleeson library. Everyone should picked a book that we liked and… Continue reading

San Francisco is for Chocolate Lovers

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Our assignment for Green Media this week was to check out a recipe/cookbook from Gleeson Library and make one of the dishes. While standing by the stacks on the third floor, one giant… Continue reading

Risotto al Prosecco

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I have a special place in my heart for Italy.  I spent four months living and studying in Rome during Fall of 2010 – eating, breathing and exploring my way around the ancient… Continue reading

Sunday Clam Barbeque

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Hello all, this past sunday was an interesting and enjoyable experience. As I woke up to wonderful weather for the first time in what seemed to be ages, I woke up hungry. So in… Continue reading

Chips & Salsa

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Alice Water’s is an amazing chef and restauranteurs that has dedicated her art to sustainability, education and is considered a pioneer of California cuisine. She is the owner of Chez Panisse in Berkley, advocate… Continue reading

Marinara Egg Scramble

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When I found out about this project I was a little nervous about when and how I was going to be able to do it.  I was travelling with the team to Los… Continue reading

A Hearty, Classic Soup

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This week’s assignment was to cook a recipe from a recipe book found in Gleeson Library (full assignment shown here: http://silverinsf.blogspot.com/2012/04/cook-from-book-from-gleeson-library.html). We took a break from normal class time and wondered down to… Continue reading

“We’re gettin’ reaaaaal Italian tonight!”

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This week our Green Media class was assigned to borrow a cookbook from Gleeson Library and then to find a recipe in that book and cook it. After an hour of trying to decide… Continue reading