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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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
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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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Nordic winter dishes to co-opt

Nordic countries have found a variety of ways to turn readily available ingredients, like fish and root vegetables, into flavorful dishes worth adding to your rotation.

February 8, 2018
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3 traditional Finnish foods you need to try

Once you’ve tried these items for yourself, you’ll want to dig deeper into Finland’s rich culinary heritage.

February 5, 2018
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Steak sandwich or Philly cheesesteak? Important decisions to consider

One of the many endless yet important decisions restaurateurs or chefs may have to make comes down to a simple question: Steak sandwich or Philly cheesesteak?

January 29, 2018
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How To Make Key Lime Pie

If you ask most Americans what their favorite pie is, we bet Key Lime is amongst the top responses. We’re...

January 23, 2018
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What clarified butter can do for your kitchen

Once you learn the steps to clarify butter, you can use this versatile cooking fat in a wide range of delicious recipes.

December 21, 2017
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How To Make Mulled Wine

Mulled wine, also known as Glögi or Glühwein, is a hot winter beverage traditionally from Scandinavia. Originally a type of...

December 20, 2017
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Crafting winter holiday specials that stand out

Creating a distinctive take on holiday favorites could be just the ticket to get diners excited about your offerings this winter.

December 7, 2017
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Comforting soups you may not have heard of

As winter brings chilly weather to Austin, culinary students might begin to seek out soup and stew recipes to warm them up.

December 6, 2017
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Two DIY recipes for smoked meat perfection

At the center of any good barbecue is an array of delicious smoked meats.

November 30, 2017
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Putting your slow cooker to work this winter

Winter is slow-cooker season, the ideal time to enjoy a pot full of delicious, tender ingredients.

November 22, 2017
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Incorporating regional dishes into Thanksgiving meals

Try these recipes to inject something new into your tried and true family dinner.

November 7, 2017
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Good gravy! Cooler temperatures call for this rich accompaniment

Gravy is a versatile and satisfying addition to a wide range of dishes.

October 17, 2017
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Cooking with coffee: A drink and a versatile ingredient

Try these recipes that incorporate coffee, and then explore your own ideas.

October 16, 2017
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How To Turn Your Leftover Halloween Candy Into A Unique Dessert

There are countless ways to put leftover sweets to work in awesome desserts.

October 9, 2017
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Almond, Blackberry and Fig Farmer Cheese Muffins

Looking for the ultimate summer muffin recipe? I think we’ve found it! If there’s one word that describes this pastry,...

July 10, 2017
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These Warm-Weather Recipes Prove Soup’s A Dish For All

How do you make summer soups that don’t melt your spoon or drip sweat into the bowl?

July 7, 2017
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Classic Clambake Recipes For The Summer

For a summer gathering, there's nothing like assembling a crowd of seafood-loving friends to dig into steamed shellfish.

June 29, 2017
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Berry Trifles: The Coolest Dessert For A Fourth Of July Barbecue

A berry trifle is the ideal summer treat for Independence Day, a cold, colorful classic.

June 28, 2017
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Giving Classic Vegetable Sides A Modern Twist

These two vegetable sides go well beyond the conservative classics.

June 23, 2017
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More Than Meats: The Versatile Power Of Your Grill

There are endless possibilities for making remarkable meat-free dishes over the fire.

June 20, 2017
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Nutella & Banana Stuffed Pancakes

One of our favorite flavor combinations gets the ultimate pancake breakfast makeover. You know what we’re talking about: Nutella and...

April 4, 2017
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Breakfast Isn’t Complete Without Waffle Brownies

By Chef Ryan Hodros It might seem counter-intuitive because the name sounds like a complete unitasker, but a waffle-iron is...

March 3, 2017
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Freshin Up Your California Rolls

Who needs to go out for sushi when you are a culinary school student?! We know…the whole seaweed and rolling and...

February 28, 2017
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Up Your Pasta Game With Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna

Everyone’s favorite party dip gets a pasta night makeover with this ooey gooey spinach and artichoke lasagna from an online...

February 21, 2017
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Make Fresh Pasta In Less Than 20 Minutes

What if I told you that making pasta from scratch only required three ingredients and about 20 minutes of your...

February 17, 2017
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Coq Au Vin In A Single Pot

  Burgundian French – a simple stew of rooster in wine, lardons, mushrooms, onion and garlic. Specifically, the rooster, or...

February 14, 2017
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Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

Look out Lil Debbie – Chef Anne is coming for ya! Just imagine the happy smiles you’ll receive in return...

February 7, 2017
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Cutting Up A Whole Chicken Into 8 Yummy Pieces

Why are whole chickens so much cheaper than pieces? Because the store didn’t have to do a thing except bag...

February 6, 2017
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