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Why I dropped out of culinary school!

I feel like on my Instagram, I never truly show you who I am as a person. How did I get into baking? What culinary school did I go to, if I even went to culinary school? 452 more words

Discovering Altamash Gaziyani

There’s something strange about the world we live in. On the face of it, individuals today are connected to more of the global population than at any other time in the last 500 years. 1,125 more words


The New CIA at Copia: Disneyland for Food & Wine Geeks

The new Culinary Institute of America is now open at the long-defunct Copia building in downtown Napa. There’s a new restaurant, swanky new classrooms, and a culinary playground for wine and food lovers. 11 more words

Napa Valley

Strawberry Jam Made With Pectin From Fresh Apples

This recipe worked perfectly. I had to heat the jam for about 15 minutes longer than the time that appeared in the recipe. Without a lot of experience, the “sheet test” [ 92 more words


Visiting Hyde Park, NY

How odd it is that we don’t visit our hometown and home state more like a tourist. There are so many museums and sights near us that I’ve never been to, I really want to make a habit of planning things with kids and seeing more of Connecticut and New York. 532 more words


Pop-Up: Post Road Brew House

At the Post Road Brew House, beer and fun are always on tap. Meet up with friends at this casual spot to enjoy unique CIA brews, local craft beers, Hudson Valley wines and spirits, and gastro pub fare that redefines deliciousness. 57 more words

Chocolate Sugar Crystal Geodes

A friend of my tipped me off to this and it’s absolutely incredible!  Students, Abby Wilcox and Alex Yeatts, of the Culinary Institute of America created gigantic chocolate sugar geodes with coloured sugar crystals, or rock candy inside. 107 more words