Author Archives: seraphicook

About seraphicook

I'm a 1st year culinary student and a home chef of 10 years. I plan to record what I am learning and share it with you..!

Tucking a Chicken

  Properly tucked & cooked ´╗┐Tired of working hard to cook a chicken in the oven or on the grill only to have it come out all splayed like it had a seizure in the oven? Tired of the wings … Continue reading

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Tips for cooking Vegetables

When cooking vegetables an easy tip for remembering the water temperature is: Were they grown above ground or below? If they were grown above ground (broccoli, green beans, kale, etc) in the warmth of the sun needs to go into … Continue reading

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

…What you eat may be killing you! Continue reading

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Easy Sanitation for Wood surfaces

…how do you clean a wooden counter top, without bleach, while still killing all the bacteria? Continue reading

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Tip for cleaning a chef coat

Use a degreaser to get out stubborn stains Continue reading

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Meat cutting & Culinary Orientation: Awesome!

You have got to Aim higher than you think you can… Continue reading

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New school, uniforms and life

The grand adventure has begun. I am enrolled, uniformed and shaved and ready for Culinary orientation, tomorrow. I hope to share my culinary experience with you as a way to teach myself and teach you. First class this week is … Continue reading

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