Monthly Archives: January 2014
I love carrot cake. There are many delicious components to a fine carrot cake- fresh-shaved carrots (of course) spices, and tangy sour cream, cream cheese frosting! Fresh carrot cake is moist, refreshing, and satisfying.
Asian Dipping Sauce
Vegetarian Vegetable Stock
Most soups and sauces begin with a flavoring agent, base or stock. Stocks provide depth of flavor, and are essential when preparing memorable cuisine. Vegetarian vegetable stock is simple to prepare, and can be frozen in Ziploc bags for use at a later date.
Tipping- Don’t be a Cheap Jerk
Before becoming a chef, and while still in college, I waited tables. I really enjoyed it- it afforded me the opportunity to meet all kinds of people, and earn valuable cash. I worked at a TGI Fridays in California… it was constantly busy, and the money I earned working part-time was more than enough to live on, and pay for my books, and part of my tuition.
Lobster bisque is an extremely decadent, rich, flavorful soup. I recently made a large batch for a member’s brunch at the Allegheny Club. The secret to successful lobster bisque is to not rush the dish. Prepare this velvety soup when you have a few hours of time to dedicate to it.