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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5 Unique Salsa Recipes

Here are five salsa recipes that can please a crowd.

August 24, 2015
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Food Trend Watch: Cauliflower

This cauliflower mac 'n' cheese dish will be sure to win over your guests regardless of their age.

August 13, 2015
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Coffeehouses To Visit In Boulder, Colorado

Here are some great coffeehouses in Boulder to get your drink of choice.

August 10, 2015
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How To Curate The Best Brunch

Hosting your own brunch can be easier than you think. Here are some tips on how to curate a delightful brunch for your friends and family.

August 7, 2015
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Super Smoothies For Summer

Here are some recipes that incorporate fresh produce into your smoothies.

August 6, 2015
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5 Ways To Cook Eggplant

According to Medical News Today, eggplants are a good source of vitamins and minerals and are low in calories.

August 4, 2015
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How To Make Beer Can Chicken

When it comes to grilling, we’re game for just about anything. That’s especially true when you combine two of our...

July 31, 2015
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Summer Drink Recipes For Every Type Of Gathering

Delicious drink recipes that prove you know how to create great flavor while still being able to spend time with friends and family.

July 31, 2015
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Make These Mini Foods For A Tasty Snack

Miniature foods are perfect to make and bring to parties, eat as a snack or provide for your a kids-only hangout. 

July 28, 2015
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How To Make Roux

Roux is a thickening agent that has been used in cooking for hundreds of years.

July 2, 2015
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A Guide To Boulder’s Best Craft Breweries

It's no wonder that so many chefs who have graduated from cooking schools in Colorado have opted to make beer pairings with their dishes a priority.

July 1, 2015
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Cooking With Vermouth

When you hear "vermouth," you probably think of classic cocktails like the Manhattan or the martini, and you'd be right to do so, but vermouth is also a great ingredient to have in the kitchen.

June 19, 2015
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Comfort Food At Its Best: Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts Graduate “Comfort Food” is one of those terms that is difficult to...

June 12, 2015
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Lemon desserts for your summer sweet tooth

Use one of summer's most popular fruits (lemon) to make these delicious desserts to eat a home or at a friendly gathering.

June 5, 2015
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Gearing up for Summer – Artichoke + Asparagus Recipes

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student If you are like me the warmer weather makes you want to eat more...

June 3, 2015
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Spice up your homemade trail mix

Hiking can be great ways to work up an appetite. Having a healthy snack on hand is mandatory. Trail mix is a super versatile way to get some fast calories no matter where you are.

May 26, 2015
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Jicama: Ways to use this underrated vegetable

Jicama is widely available in Austin due to it's proximity to Mexico. This healthy root veggie can be added to many dishes for a bit of crunchy, sweet flavor.

May 22, 2015
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Make your own pesto

There are some packaged foods that don't come anywhere close to tasting like the real thing. Pesto, for example, is much better when made fresh.

May 20, 2015
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Avoid bakery lines by making your own Sunday treats

Hungry brunch-goers and young families love to get their donut/croissant/pie fix bright and early on Saturdays and Sundays. Make these treats at home to avoid the line.

May 19, 2015
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Barbecue condiment must-haves

Break up the condiment monotony with these great recipes.

May 15, 2015
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Try these interesting cake alternatives

While cake is a popular sweet to end just about every dinner dish, we've found some alternatives that will feed your crew in a less sheet-like, frosted way.

May 14, 2015
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5 ways to use avocado

Have you ever used avocado in pizza, cookies or grilled cheese? 

May 12, 2015
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A Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bar Recipe

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts Graduate Any regular readers have probably noticed that I tend to veer more...

May 6, 2015
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Non-Traditional Margaritas for Your Cinco de Mayo Celebration

We've all had a strawberry margarita with sugar crystals clinging to the rim and a berry, carefully perched along the side. Why not get a little more creative for Cinco de Mayo?

May 5, 2015
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The Mystery of Dulce de Leche

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts  and Pastry Arts Graduate Chances are good you’re familiar with that hip young upstart on the...

April 27, 2015
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4 hot dog joints to try in Houston

Houston is filled with delicious hotdog joints. 

April 24, 2015
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How To Make Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

By: Helena Stallings, Culinary Arts Graduate As a culinary professional it is important to be able to take the simplest dishes and...

April 22, 2015
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Finding the best wine bars in Texas

Texas has come to be absolutely saturated with fantastic bars and wineries.

April 20, 2015
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How to make your own maple syrup

Follow these steps and you can make your own maple syrup.

April 17, 2015
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The Video Game Baking Challenge

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts Graduate The fact of the matter is, a pastry chef can only make the...

April 14, 2015
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Help the bees, help the culinary industry

Bees are rapidly dying and changing the way agriculture is produced. Plant flowers, buy local honey and avoid chemicals to help these insects continue in their vital role. 

April 13, 2015
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Make your own mozzarella

Instructables user mikemwa shared this recipe that makes about 16-18 ounces of fresh mozzarella cheese.

April 12, 2015
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Celebrate National Empanada Day!

Today, April 8th, is National Empanada Day. Celebrate with these recipes.

April 8, 2015
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Recipe Spotlight: Vegan Corn Chowder With Southwestern Croutons

This recipe just might be absolutely genius. The recent surge in coconut everything might be a little overwhelming for most...

April 2, 2015
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How to Make a Hollandaise

By: Helena Stallings, Culinary Arts Graduate Our namesake, Auguste Escoffier, created the 5 mother sauces that every culinary arts student must know...

March 25, 2015
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March Madness Snack Guide

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts Graduate I was a sports kid growing up—I played first base from Tee Ball to Little League,...

March 17, 2015
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Rice 101

Each kind of rice has it's specific flavor and texture, as well as method of cooking. Here are some common varieties to consider using.

March 14, 2015
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St. Patty’s Day recipes for your celebration

St. Patty's Day food doesn't all have to contain copious amounts of green dye. Here are some recipes to put your Boulder culinary school skills to the test.

March 11, 2015
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How To Temper Chocolate

By: Helena Stallings, Culinary Arts Graduate For pastry arts students knowing how to temper chocolate is like knowing how to make a...

February 25, 2015
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How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes

By: Helena Stallings, Culinary Arts Graduate For Escoffier pastry arts students learning how to make and decorate cupcakes is the highlight of...

February 11, 2015
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