• Informational

    Almost done

    Yes, I can’t believe I am almost done with 11 weeks of intense schooling.  Next week is finals but not like the finals everyone may think of.  No, my finals are open book, take home and cooking food I love.  I tell you, this is my kind of school! Now don’t go thinking all is easy though.  I have had one of my finals for a week and only gotten 3 pages done out of the 10.  Finding the answers is like trying to find needles in two or three haystacks.  But listen to me complain… I CAN USE THE BOOK!  Just because the book is as interesting as reading…

  • Recipes

    Coq Au Vin

    So this weeks recipe will be Coq Au Vin. (Koke-Oh-Vaughn or Van, just not Vin) This was so good in class today I am making it for dinner tonight.  It is easy, peasy and tastes amazing.  But if I don’t get in the kitchen to make it we won’t be eating it until tomorrow. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 chicken cut up ( or 4 chicken breasts) 2 tablespoons of butter) 2 strips of Bacon chopped 1/2  sweet onion diced 4 ounces mushrooms quartered 2 large carrots sliced 1 clove garlic chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup red wine 2 cups chicken stock 1 sprig of thyme…