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soups to keep you warm this winter season

Soups to Keep You Warm this Winter Season

Nothing is more satisfying and comforting than a hot bowl of homemade soup especially when its chilly outside. And they come in a wide variety of cuisines, flavors and textures, so you’re sure to find something to please everyone in your family. Soups also accommodate a variety of nutritional needs, there are lots of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options.

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butternut squash and lentil soup

Butternut Squash, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1″ cubes 1 1/2 cups green lentils 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 bay leaves 14.5 oz

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How to Build a Culinary and Pastry Portfolio

How to Build a Culinary and Pastry Portfolio

If you’re looking to set yourself apart and start or advance your career in the culinary or pastry arts, you need a professional-looking culinary/pastry portfolio that’s designed to impress prospective employers. Whether you decide to create a printed piece or build a portfolio online, make sure you have the tools and knowledge you need to make it look amazing; if

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five holiday baking tips

Five Baking Tips for the Holiday Season

Whether you are an amateur, at-home baker, or are looking to pursue a career as a pastry chef, everyone can benefit from some helpful baking tips that make the process easier or yield better results. As you know, baking is a precise science and small mistakes can lead to big kitchen disasters, so read on for some tasty and timely

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benefits of earning a professional culinary certifcate

Benefits of Earning a Professional Culinary Certificate

Whether you are a home chef looking to elevate your skills to new levels, are interested in starting a culinary career, or looking to advance and further your knowledge in your current food-focused job, earning a professional culinary certificate can help you achieve your goals. Regardless of your age or level of experience, Park City Culinary Institute welcomes anyone with

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celebrate hanukkah with these tasty & traditional donuts

Celebrate Hanukkah with These Traditional (and Tasty!) Doughnuts

Doughnuts (sufganiyot) are a celebratory treat traditionally consumed in Israel and throughout the Jewish diaspora community around the world during Hanukkah, when foods fried in oil symbolize the oil that miraculously burned for eight days instead of one in the Hanukkah story. There are several types of doughnuts: yeast, cake, and brioche. Here, the doughnuts are made from challah dough—the

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How to prep for holiday meals

How to Prep for Holiday Meals

If you love to cook, bake, or host large, celebratory gatherings, we’re entering into your favorite time of year. The holidays are a wonderful time to share your culinary skills with the ones you love, and create new memories with family and friends. However, creating a successful holiday meal requires a lot of planning and coordination – otherwise, you risk

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career paths for bakers

Career Paths for Bakers

If you have a passion and enjoy baking, you should consider a career where you put your baking skills to work. There are many exciting and diverse paths you can take upon completing the appropriate training. Here are some of the opportunities for pursuing a career you will love in pastry and baking. Baker Bakers are trained to understand how

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career paths for culinary professionals

Career Paths for Culinary Professionals

Do you love to cook? Are you addicted to Food Network and cooking competitions? Do you love trying new recipes, techniques and trends? Maybe it’s time to turn your passion for food into a culinary career. There are a variety of careers you can pursue that will put you on the path to a future in the food industry. Read

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