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  1. drirene liked jcakes's post in the thread Commercial kitchen for cookies?.

    Taking that class listed above is going to be your quickest way to gain the knowledge you want. The only other suggestion I would have...

    Oct 17, 2018
  2. drirene liked azenjoys's post in the thread Commercial kitchen for cookies?.

    For what it's worth, King Arthur hosts a 4 day class that might be a good jumping off point for you.. here's the description.. Setting...

    Oct 17, 2018
  3. drirene liked granola girl's post in the thread Commercial kitchen for cookies?.

    Your story brings a lot of dejavoo moments to me. I am also not professionally trained. I'm a CFO in Los Angeles County. I have a class...

    Oct 17, 2018
  4. drirene liked sgsvirgil's post in the thread Commercial kitchen for cookies?.

    Well, you sound fairly determined to make this happen come hell or high water. That could be a good thing or it can be a curse. Time...

    Oct 17, 2018
  5. drirene liked sgsvirgil's post in the thread Commercial kitchen for cookies?.

    You have a very simple problem: you have a product that has generated some interest because of its quality and because, as you put it,...

    Oct 17, 2018
  6. drirene liked chefpeon's post in the thread Pastry Case Display set up/expiration date of fillings.

    In regard to expiration dates.......I leave items in the display case only if they are still of optimum quality and have not degraded....

    Oct 17, 2018
  7. drirene liked four2boyz's post in the thread Doughnut Food Truck???.

    Hi there - just as a follow up from the thread....i have gotten 6 inquiries about setting up donut trucks and my experience. We are now...

    Oct 17, 2018
  8. drirene liked chrislehrer's post in the thread White chocolate coffee ganache.

    You guys are awesome! My expected/planned layers and bits: Aerated chocolate White chocolate ganache with a hint of coffee WITH...

    Oct 17, 2018
  9. drirene liked harpua's post in the thread White chocolate coffee ganache.

    In my experience, it just takes a lot less cream than dark ganache. Another thought; to get the coffee flavor, it might be nice to just...

    Oct 17, 2018
  10. drirene liked pete's post in the thread Pineapple tenderized steak, big fail.

    Did they use fresh or canned pineapple in the video? The canned stuff will only lend flavor to the dish, but fresh will do as stated...

    Oct 17, 2018
  11. drirene liked sgsvirgil's post in the thread Pineapple tenderized steak, big fail.

    Yeah.....never use raw pineapple or raw pineapple juice to marinate meat, especially prime cuts like strip steak etc. Raw pineapple...

    Oct 17, 2018