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Archive for September, 2010

Interested in food? Kitchen Conservatory is now hiring. Applicants should love food and love to cook. Full and part-time positions available. Schedule is flexible, but the applicant must be available to work on nights and weekends. Fringe benefits: delicious food and everyone who works at Kitchen Conservatory becomes a better cook! Please email your contact […]

For several years, bread was out of fashion, but we are so happy that bread is back in fashion. Bread is so wonderful to eat and even better to smell fresh out of the oven. For those afflicted with fear of bread, please sign up for one of these wonderful bread-baking classes: “Sourdough Bread” on […]

Figs are fresh and in season during the month of September, so I try to eat as many figs as possible! I vividly remember my first taste of fresh figs: on a pizza in Rome in September 1987. I was smitten with their luscious taste. Since then, my favorite pizza is fresh figs with gorgonzola […]

Quick breads are wonderful to bake: they smell delicious, they taste delicious, they are easy and quick to make and bake, and they are irresistible to eat. Plus, quick breads often use leftover ingredients, such as overripe bananas. At Kitchen Conservatory, we are baking different quick breads each week. Please stop by to smell and […]

During a participation cooking class last week, a student opened the refrigerator and stared at the condiment bottles in the door. “May I help you find something?” I asked. “Where’s the lemon juice?” she asked. I opened the vegetable drawer and pulled out a fresh lemon. “You have GOT to be kidding!” she answered. Some […]