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Lucy and Ethel at the CIA

Our last morning in Dutchess County dawned cloudy with the threat of rain, contrary to the forecast on Monday afternoon. Undaunted, however, we motored to Poughkeepsie to check out the Walkway Over the Hudson. 200 more words

Cafe Savory - Week 2

After being thrown into the culinary frying pan last week, I’ve started to find my rhythm in the kitchen. Although it still feels like a foreign language, my culinary skills have started to develop. 345 more words


NYC Dream Itinerary Part 2

Day 4: Poughkeepsie, NY

On this morning after a group breakfast we are heading over to Springwood to visit the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.  It becomes a self guided tour as I get to check out both the Presidential Library and the Museum.   890 more words


GNO: Amalia LaViolette's Favorite Things

Amalia LaViolette is a singer and small business owner. She books gigs for her many groups: Caroling St. Louis, Connie & Amalia, The Jeweltones… 571 more words


Life In The Kitchen

“You’ve gone over to the dark side,” said a passing chef to one of my classmates
earlier this week as we stood outside K-19, our home for the next 3 weeks. 482 more words


Waiting And Waiting

I sit in nervous anticipation of my second skills examination. In just 24 hrs from now, I, along with 9 of my classmates, will be furiously working through our production for the first day of our two part skills examination that will take us to the end of the CIA’s Baking & Pastry fundamentals. 196 more words


Restaurant Review - Eastend (Greenwich, CT)

Having some down time over break allowed me more than just the extra study opportunity, it also allowed me to get out to a local eatery I’ve had my eye on, Eastend in Greenwich, Ct. 722 more words