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Newsletter #29 & Making Candy Eye Video

News and Fun Facts   Halloween treat classes kick off this week!   La Toque’s YouTube channel has launched.   It will be a work in progress but come see how to make candy eyes for your Halloween treats. Snap and Cook Photo … Continue reading

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Newsletter #28 & Halloween Classes and Royal Icing Recipe

News and Fun Facts   La Toque’s big news is that I’m teaching 6 Halloween classes starting next week.  Think spider cookies, ghost cupcakes.    Or host a Halloween cooking party with your friends.   I’d just like to make this holiday fun … Continue reading

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Newsletter #27 & Sauted Corn with Fresh Herb Recipe

News and Fun Facts   This newsletter has a focus on corn as we wave goodbye to the summer crops.   Grab some corn while you can!  As for classes, head my way if you’re a chocolate lover. This Friday: Chocolate Custard … Continue reading

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Newsletter #26 & Skillet Meatball with Peaches, Basil and Lime Recipe

What’s Happening at La Toque If you’re looking for a fun activity to boost the spirits of your team at work, how about setting up a happy hour and start with a cooking class?  I was thinking it could be … Continue reading

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Neiman’s Chocolate Chip Cookies – Cooking School Online Learning Newsletter #25

News and Fun Facts   Most of my readers are living in the west coast and it’s tough times with the fires burning, some of you evacuated, some with losses and most everyone experiencing smoky unhealthy air.  So, once again, I’m … Continue reading

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Neiman-Marcus $250 Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

5 cups oats 4 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups packed light brown sugar 2 cups unsalted butter 8 ounces milk chocolate, such as Hershey’s … Continue reading

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Rosemary Salmon Purses – Cooking School Online Learning Newsletter #24

News and Fun Facts   My Toll House Cookie recipe I sent you was a bit of a loser in The Pancake Princess’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bake Off.  The winners were Cooks Illustrated (I almost always love their recipes) and the … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan – Cooking School Online Learning Newsletter #23

Chocolate Lava Cake with a Dollop of Ice Cream News and Fun Facts For those of you who are fans of durian (or non fans but just are interested in this unusually smelly fruit there’s a Thorny issue: Malaysian durian … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Cooking School Online Learning Newsletter #22

Strawberry Meringue Torte News Due to the events of the week, here is a short but hopefully comforting newsletter (that is, the chocolate chip cookie recipe). Classes are “on” this week: shrimp risotto, eggplant parmesan and scones. Cook and Snap … Continue reading

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Corn Fritters – Cooking School Online Learning Newsletter #21

Corn Fritters News and Fun Facts Announcing the new “Snap and Cook Club”. Each week I’ll be posting a recipe in the newsletter and teaching both savory and baking classes.   Snap a photo of the dish you’ve made from either … Continue reading

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