• Mexican Cooking 101: Chef’s Guide for Delicious, Plant-Based Authentic Flavor

    Mexican Cooking 101 May 5th is “Cinco de Mayo”, the day in 1862 when the Mexican army overcame France for a symbolic victory that eventually led to Mexico’s Independence.  While it has remained a relatively minor celebration south of the border, in the US, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican heritage, with

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  • My Responsibilities as a Chef Part Two: Respecting Nutrition, Environment, Budget

    In my first post about My Responsibilities as a Chef Part One, I talked about the history of the culinary arts.  My training in culinary school gave me the foundation to respect the history of this art.  I learned to make everything delicious.  I learned to waste nothing and to respect season and location.  This

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