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Archive for September, 2009

On her birthday, I served her favorite dessert, blueberry pie. A month later, friends were still clamoring for a chocolate birthday cake. Is it really a birthday if you can’t have your cake and eat it too? So we celebrated again. I first made this cake for a party I catered 15 years ago. One of the guests liked […]

Spend a week cooking at Kitchen Conservatory! We had so much fun with our week-long cooking class last January that we are doing it again, starting on Monday, October 5. One student liked the class so much that she is taking it again! This 30-hour class (five days, six hours a day) covers a world […]

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Kitchen Conservatory, we commissioned a beautiful poster from the renowed local artist, Harry Weber. While attending a participation cooking class (of course, the crowd favorite, “Tuscany for Two”), he captured the spirit and joy of learning how to cook delicious food at Kitchen Conservatory. The stylish pen-and-ink drawings are […]

What’s new at Kitchen Conservatory are three new lines of quality kitchenware. Emerilware stainless cookware has been redesigned with ergonomic handles and a bonded copper-aluminum base. Emerilware is the preferred cookware for smooth-top, ceramic, induction, and glass electric stoves. The sauce pans come with precision-pouring spouts and variable straining lids. Lifetime warranty and dishwasher safe. Mason Cash mixing bowls are […]

For 25 years, Kitchen Conservatory has offered the best in kitchen supplies plus the best chefs from the best restaurants teaching cooking classes. Celebrate our quarter-century of making cooking fun! Please drop by on Sunday, September 20 from 12 to 4 pm for our anniversary party featuring live music, a pig roast, mojitos, and more. As […]

The end of summer usually means the end of fresh garlic, but we do have a few heads left from our bumper crop. We will sell it until it’s all gone — probably for another two weeks. Please drop by and pick up some garlic before the harvest is all gone. (Next year’s garlic crop arrives on July 1.) Our locally-grown garlic is hard-neck red […]

Last night, Kitchen Conservatory hosted another competitive cooking extravaganza. Defending champion Kevin Nashan joined with Josh Galliano on one team challenged by Bill Burge and Chuck Friedhoff. The secret, surprise ingredient was rabbit. The first picture shows Bill Burge (in the “I love Foie Gras” t-shirt) cutting up the rabbits and removing the rabbit loins […]