Cooking the Rainbow

This week, I have cooked and eaten the rainbow. I’ve learned about steaming, boiling, and roasting. I’ve learned how to maintain the color of vegetables while cooking them (it’s not as complicated as you would think) and I’ve learned how to dress the finished dish.The problem… I may have ruined plain vegetables for myself. There is a world of flavor to be had in properly … Continue reading Cooking the Rainbow

First Rouxbe Dish

This week, I started my Professional Cook Certification course with [Rouxbe](https://rouxbe.com/). The first assignment is to make your go-to dish. It’s there for multiple reasons, such as learning how photo submission works, but also to give the chef instructors a chance to see what kind of food you typically make. Anyone who has eaten at my house knows that my go-to dish is fresh pasta. … Continue reading First Rouxbe Dish

Starting Rouxbe’s Pro Cook Course

Tuesday is a big day for me. I will be officially starting Culinary School with Rouxbe.com. They are an online school with certification programs which are aimed at working professionals. It seems they do the training for the Marriott hotels, Whole Foods, and a few other large hospitality companies. I’m certainly not bad in the kitchen, but I want to take my “home cook” status and push myself … Continue reading Starting Rouxbe’s Pro Cook Course