Recipes & Techniques

Immerse yourself in the artistry of culinary creation! Explore a treasure trove of recipes and techniques spanning cuisines and skill levels, empowering you to refine your culinary craftsmanship.

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How to Make Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

Want to learn how to make corned beef hash and eggs? Learn some helpful tips from a professional Chef Instructor.

April 17, 2022
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How to Make Brown Butter & Sage Gnocchi

Few elements go together like rich brown butter, earthy sage, and pillowy gnocchi! Join Chef Dan Bearss for this step-by-step demo.

April 8, 2022
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4 Advanced Cooking Methods for Every Chef

Once chefs master culinary basics, it’s time they step up their game. These four advanced cooking methods are a good place to start.

March 23, 2022
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Fat Tuesday is Made for Shrimp Etouffee

Today is what many refer to as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras: the last day of Carnival – a period...

March 1, 2022
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What Is a Mocktail and What Are the Best Recipes?

Giving liquor the boot but still want to enjoy a mixed drink? Let’s explore some of the most popular mocktails you can make as alcohol-free alternatives.

February 2, 2022
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How To Make Fruit Pectin

Interested in making your own fruit pectin? We’ve got you covered on pectin’s purpose, tips for using it, and a DIY recipe.

January 17, 2022
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How to Make a Modern Peach Melba

Celebrate National Peach Melba Day with this modern take on a beloved Escoffier creation.

January 13, 2022
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Ring in the New Year with Cheery Champagne Cocktails

Celebrations call for something special to commemorate the occasion. Champagne is the usual choice and for good reason: champagne itself...

December 31, 2021
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Eggnog Cocktails Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

It’s Christmas Eve and those who celebrate the Christmas holiday are anxiously anticipating a few days of family, friends, and...

December 24, 2021
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Auguste Escoffier’s Classic Dessert: Cherries Jubilee

A beloved dessert with little known heritage, Auguste Escoffier is credited with the invention of Cherries Jubilee. Based on her...

September 24, 2021
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Mother’s Day Recipes Hand Crafted by Escoffier Chef Instructors

Whether your Mom is a brunch buff or dessert diva, this Mother’s Day Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts has...

May 7, 2021
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with S’more Dessert Tacos

Often thought of as Mexican Independence Day, today’s Cinco de Mayo commemoration is actually a celebration of the unlikely victory...

May 5, 2021
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Classic Winter Salad

Chef Jesper Jonsson, Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Boulder shares his spin on a classic winter...

January 5, 2021
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Plant-Based Chocolate Mousse

Escoffier Pastry Chef Anne Lanute has the perfect recipe for you. Her home-made chocolate mousse is rich, smooth and completely dairy free!

December 22, 2020
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A New Twist on an Old Classic–Holiday Bruschetta

What comes to mind when you think of bruschetta? Typically it’s chunky tomatoes, aromatic garlic and freshly grated parmesan cheese...

December 15, 2020
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Learn How To Make a Classic Bûche De Noël

Bûche De Noël–nothing is a more quintessential Christmas dessert. This French standard, also known as a Yule Log cake, emerged...

December 10, 2020
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Plant-Based Brownies? Yes, Please!

With so many requests for plant-based meal options, we wanted to share a unique recipe designed by Escoffier Chef Instructor,...

December 8, 2020
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Ring in the Holidays with these Escoffier Chef Inspired Recipes

As the holidays approach this year families may be celebrating a bit differently than in years past. Smaller, more intimate...

November 9, 2020
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Making a Classic Risotto with Chef Curtis Duffy

In this video Chef Curtis Duffy, Chef and Restaurateur, prepares his version of a classic Italian dish, Risotto Milanese. He...

December 20, 2019
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Pumpkin Upside Down Apple Cake with Maple Bourbon Glaze

Pumpkin Upside Down Apple Cake with Maple Bourbon Glaze captures the best of the season with its sweet, spicy flavors...

November 1, 2019
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Pumpkin Spice Macarons

The pumpkin spice craze may be crazier than ever, and boy, are we onboard. What’s not to love about the...

September 26, 2019
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Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema

Shrimp tacos. Need we say more? OK, how about avocado crema? If those haven’t sold you on this knockout recipe,...

September 12, 2019
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An Introduction to Cooking With Hot Sauce

Whether you're just studying at the Austin culinary school campus or you plan to stick around, you're going to need to know a thing or two about hot sauce to make it in this town.

September 10, 2019
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Zucchini Cakes Recipe

With autumn around the corner, we’re craving comfort food. Enter these zucchini pancakes, which are the perfect balance of savory...

September 6, 2019
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How To Make a Lemon Almond Cake

This traditional Italian dessert gets its name from the not-so-traditional main ingredient-almond flour. If you can’t find almond flour at...

August 30, 2019
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In a Packed Field, How do You Make Your Tacos Stand Out?

Tacos are especially popular across the country, from food trucks to much more upscale options. How can you make yours stand out?

August 20, 2019
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Gazpacho 4 Ways: Stay Cool With These Summer Soup Variations

Here are a few simple but creative ideas to help inspire appreciation for refreshing gazpachos this summer. 

August 15, 2019
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How to Make Gazpacho

Although it may seem like a complete contradiction, cold soup is a thing. A very delicious and refreshing thing that...

July 24, 2019
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Homemade Hot Dog & Hamburger Buns

We’re going to go bold here and say that if there’s food known as being all-American, it’s hot dogs and...

June 27, 2019
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Emphasizing Fresh, Homemade Condiments

Condiments can be so much more than a simple bottle of mass-produced ketchup or mustard left on the table for your customers.

May 20, 2019
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Cooking with Probiotics and Gut-Friendly Foods

You don't have to go far in Austin to find probiotic and prebiotic foods. But are they on your menu? 

May 10, 2019
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How To Make A Stuffed Pork Loin

Few things can impress a table full of eager eaters than a stuffed pork loin. This simple dish is a...

February 13, 2019
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How To Make Fresh Pasta & Alfredo Sauce

When it comes to making fresh pasta, you better have more than the right tools. Time and technique are heavy...

February 11, 2019
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How To Make Khachapuri

Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian dish that’s made its way to Western bakeries in recent years. Bread, egg and cheese...

January 30, 2019
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Escoffier Partners with Fischer & Wieser for Cooking Contest

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts and Fischer & Wieser, a Texas-based company known for its gourmet condiments, partnered for...

January 29, 2019
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Making a delicious sausage gravy

Read on for a background on sausage gravy and for a peek at Escoffier's very own recipe.

January 9, 2019
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How To Make A Gingerbread House

If you’ve ever purchased one of those store-bought gingerbread decorating kits, you understand how they often leave much to be...

December 21, 2018
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Dear avocados, is there anything you can’t do?

Avocados can be salty or sweet, smooth or chunky, fried or frozen, but they can't be beaten.  

November 26, 2018
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How to sub nutritional yeast into all of your cheesy favorites

Nutritional yeast has a creamy texture and a cheesy, nutty flavor. It's an ideal substitute for cheese or a perfect addition to dish to make it a little more decadent.

March 13, 2018
4 min read

What foods to pair with 2018’s NYT best-sellers

Here are some exceptional pairings that will provide ample food for thought

March 7, 2018
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