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big fat announcement

follow your dreams
This past Friday morning towards the end of my four & a half mile run (cough cough, walk… whatever) my phone rang. The name read Jessica. 172 more words


When I first went to the CIA, I wanted to be the best by getting the best grades. After externship, I just have given up. Up until externship my GPA was 3.8. 271 more words

Culinary School

All is well!

I am still alive, I promise!  My deepest apologies for not having any new and delicious recipes posted for quite some time.  Just about a few months ago now, I was hired on as a full-time baker at a local and organic co-op in my town.   116 more words


Extremely Early Classes

Yes, you may have heard the CIA has some classes starting at 12am, 1am, 3am. What classes are those, the 12am class is the bread baking for Apple Pie Bakery Cafe. 133 more words


New Lessons Learned

It went by too quickly. Wasn’t I just in a plane on the way to San Antonio for my dear friend’s wedding? How could three weeks have possibly gone by so fast? 327 more words

Odds And Ends

A Fine Kettle of Fish! (bones)

The title of this post is somewhat deceptive, as my first semester winds down at the Culinary Institute of America I’m really having a great time. 765 more words

Darla Magee

Is culinary school worth it?

I get this question a lot. There are many many many articles arguing if people think culinary school is worth the money and time. I will try to make this post short and to the point but I can talk about this all day. 139 more words