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Being A Culinary Student
Being a culinary student is not an easy job. Ever since I started culinary school in July of 2015, it has been a real struggle and I have been faced with many challenges along the way. I have seen a lot of students leave after only just a few weeks after school started. Here are three obstacles that culinary students face every day.
Best Pizza Cities
Pizza. It’s one of the most venerable and popular foods in all the United States. It also happens to be extraordinarily simple, and easily available. Yet for all its ambiguity and simplicity, finding a truly great slice of pizza is harder than one may think. In fact, depending on where you’re from and how developed your palate is for this cheesy concoction, it’s entirely possible that you’re extremely choosey with where you buy your pie. And that’s ok with us!
Evolution of the Donut
When you think of a donut, what do you think of? Glazed icing? Delicious gooeyness? If you're a huge fan of donuts, chances are that your mouth is probably watering for one right now. We've all been introduced to the tempting assortment of chocolate-covered donuts, strawberry donuts, and of course – the classic glazed donuts, but how far have donuts come? To emphasize, where do our donuts come from? In the beginning, donuts weren't exactly donuts back then, either.
New York City’s Best Steakhouses
The custom of visiting steakhouses began in the 19th century, when people decided to start gathering at local steakhouses for great food, drinks, and conversations. NYC is critically acclaimed for its incredible variety of steakhouses, but there are also some lackluster ones. To make sure you're visiting the best of the best, we have created this list of some of the best of the best steakhouses NYC has to offer.
Best Diners in New Jersey
The best diners in New Jersey provide endless amounts of entertainment for patrons of all ages. If you are under the age of twenty-one, it’s one of the few things you can do after 9:00 PM, and if you’re over twenty-one, it’s one the best things you can do to end a night of partying. Families in New Jersey are often seen at diners enjoying a nice breakfast or lunch, while teenagers and young adults can often be found enjoying a late night breakfast or dinner. Many diners in New Jersey also offer specials for our senior citizens, so that they can have a great meal at a great price.
Pizza and Wine Pairings
The most popular example of Neapolitan cooking transported to America is the pizza. Pizza connoisseurs, like hamburger infatuates, swear by their favorite street stands or pizza palaces. And like hamburgers, street pizza can be luscious, soulless, and utterly nauseating. Nevertheless, pizza is a staple in American culture, as patriotic as baseball and apple pie. Across the country, there are varieties of the dish, cities and states that claim “Ours is the best,” restaurants that specialize only in pizza and the likes of, and people who have revolutionized the industry with cauliflower crusts and the like.
Must Have Breakfast Cookbooks
Breakfast cookbooks are not the most popular kind of cookbook. This makes sense, as when you wake up in the morning the last thing you usually want to do is create something elaborate in the kitchen before you have to head to work. However, there are plenty of breakfast recipes that you can master and be ready to start first thing when your alarm starts blaring. Not only is this a great way to surprise your loved ones on the weekend, but it is also a great way to make every morning just a bit better in your day-to-day life. In order to do this you’re going to need some breakfast cookbooks though, so check out this list of must have breakfast cookbooks!
Delicious Classic Ice Cream Shops
There’s really nothing better than digging into a bowl of creamy, blissful rocky road, or crunching down on the last bite of a vanilla bean filled waffle cone, and what better way to feed that sweet tooth than making your way through the best classic ice cream shops in the US?
Best Places to Brunch
The best places to brunch are those where you can meet with friends (or family!) to recharge after a long week and mentally prepare for the upcoming one. It’s a brief respite in the busy rhythm of our daily lives, where you can stop and sip the mimosas and load up on sugary sweet french toast delights or savory bacon and egg concoctions. It's also a great place to cure a hangover (cue the bottomless mimosas and spicy bloody marys!) or get a little boozy before another dreary Monday rolls around. Are any of the best places to brunch in your city?
America’s Best Milkshakes And Where to Find Them
America’s best milkshakes—what’s better than a cool, creamy ice cream milkshake treat on a hot summer day? Or in a nice cozy restaurant on a cold day, for that matter? Well, if you’re reading this list, then, probably not much! Read on to discover some of the best spots to enjoy America’s best milkshakes. Don’t forget the cherry on top!
Best Burger Joints In America
Be warned, the following list of burger joints in the United States uses the expression “joints” fairly liberally. While the word likely conjures up images of (Guy Fieri’s?) diners, drive-ins, and dives (and a number of these will be included along with greasy spoons and shacks), this list will also include refined burgers found in gastropubs and restaurants throughout the country. At the end of the day, who is to say what a burger joint really is, beyond a physical location that sells a great burger? And each and every spot listed here does theirs with aplomb. Each of these burger joints turns up the volume and the heat and delivers something special… so let’s get started.
Best Dessert Cookbooks
If there’s one thing you ought to do right as a host, it’s desserts. There is always some holiday right around the corner, so there’s never been a better time than now to forget that fad diet you’re half-heartedly committing to, buy one of the best-selling dessert cookbooks around, and start baking scrumptious treats for your loved ones (and yourself, of course). To assist you on your quest to baking perfection, we’ve compiled the very best dessert cookbooks on the virtual shelves today.