November 16, 2019

I love spending the winter holidays in Thailand! Did you know that in Thailand Santa delivers gifts on banana leaves instead of in stockings? It is about a 22 hour trip there so consider visiting Thailand virtually this year, with me as your culinary guide, at ChefScap...

July 30, 2019

For our final day, we focused solely on our Mystery Box Challenge. We picked up some final items from the grocery store that morning. They Mystery "Bag" contained, Rotisserie Chicken, Baby Spinach, Blackberries, Puff Pastry and Chocolate; all items we had worked with d...

July 30, 2019

Hello Day 4!  We jumped right in making Blondies with chocolate chips. I don't know how I didn't get pictures of the final product but they came out perfectly.

While the Blondies cooked we had a Blind Tasting Competition. We put together a tray of smells and tastes rang...

July 30, 2019

This was sort of our "BBQ Day" with dishes geared toward summer. We began the day making a shortbread biscuit for our Berry Cobbler. This was a mess but the kids loved doing some baking.

Then on to our BBQ sauce. I taught the campers how to make a basic BBQ sauce and th...

July 30, 2019

Day 2 of Sweet Home Cooking Camp, began with a rehash of the previous night's dinner. All was a success, save a power outage in two of the campers homes so their pot pie will have to wait for another day.  We also took a couple of group photos in the Food Court at Chef...

July 23, 2019

Sweet Home Cooking Camp got off to a great start yesterday with a full group of future chefs! They came in eager to learn and ready to cook. 

But first we completed our training in kitchen hygiene, rules and knife safety where they all passed with flying colors and earn...