#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today I am completing yet another task in my quest to become a Plant Based Certified Professional through Rouxbe Culinary School. This is a task designed to hone your sensory tasting skills using fresh kale so it should be i...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today my young adult daughter requested one of her favorite bite sized sweet snacks called buckeyes. These sweet peanut butter chocolate coated bites of bliss are so easy to make and best of all, there is no cooking requir...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. I’m back with another update on my journey through Rouxbe Culinary Institute’s Professional Plant Based Certification Program. My next task is to do what Rouxbe designates as a kitchen reset, which means a cleaning and organ...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey, do you like coffee? If so, there is some really good news in terms of a study that just came out looking at coffee consumption in a large group of colon cancer patients. Now these patients had cancer that had already...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Some people cook strictly “by the book” following recipes down to the last ingredient. I have never been one of those people. Often, if I am trying a recipe for the first time, I will do my best to follow it to the letter, a...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. There are two kinds of people. Those who love collards and those who don’t. And even for those folks who haven’t come to their senses about collards and don’t like them, it’s not their fault, because likely they have never...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Taste is an interesting sense isn’t it? You know for sure when something tastes “good” to you, or if you don’t like it, you are likely to characterize it as tasting “bad.” I don’t know about you, but I have gotten sort of...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today I made my version of Brussels sprouts that were first marinated in a spicy sweet sauce, then seared in a hot pan and finished off in the oven. I’ve been seeing versions of this Brussels sprouts recipe floating aroun...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today I felt sort of like a school kid again because… I got my first assignment graded from Rouxbe Culinary Institute’s Professional Plant Based Certification program which I enrolled in last week. The assignment wasn’t...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Did you ever wonder what is it about a food’s presentation (or “plating” as it’s called in the culinary world) that adds to the dish’s attractiveness and even to the perception of how the food actually tastes? I enjoy an a...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey there y’all…! Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. She asked me to make her a batch of shortbread cookies which I wrote about here. But those disappeared in short order so she asked me today if I would make a batch of bro...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey there y’all…! Today is my daughter’s birthday. She is not much of a cake fan, so she asked me to make her a batch of shortbread cookies. Believe it or not, I had never tried making them, as for some reason, I thought bakin...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today I completed my first real mission (better known as homework, but that somehow doesn’t seem quite as glamorous!) in Rouxbe’s Online Culinary School Professional Plant Based Certification program in which I am enrolled....
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Welcome back y’all as you continue with me on the road to getting my Professional Plant Based Certification via Rouxbe’s online culinary program. Yesterday I talked about the concept of mise en place (say me-zohn plahs) whi...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Today is my first full day as a student in Rouxbe’s Professional Plant Based Certification online program, which I announced yesterday in my Hometown Foodie column. The first task I have to complete as an introduction to the...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey, hey…it’s Ellen Britt your Hometown Foodie and Atlanta News and Talk Ambassador. Hold on to your chef’s aprons y’all because I have some exciting news…I enrolled today in the Rouxbe (say “ROOS-be”) Plant Based Profession...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey y’all…Ellen Britt, the Atlanta Hometown Ambassador back with today’s food talk! Have you tried any of the great plant based meats on the market, especially the burger products? If not, you are in for a treat. A lot of...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey there y’all…Ellen Britt, the Atlanta Hometown Ambassador, here with more Foodie talk. Today I want to talk about “failing” at cooking something. Let me set the stage here…for the past couple of days, I’ve talked about ex...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey y’all…! Ellen Britt here, the Atlanta News and Talk Hometown Ambassador, back with the results of my “jooked” grits experiment. If you’ve looked at my recent Hometown Foodie posts from the past couple of days, I talked a...
#foodie-all – by Ellen Britt. Hey y’all…! Ellen Britt here, the Atlanta News and Talk Hometown Ambassador, with more food talk. I love experimenting in the kitchen and I’ve been, as you know, experimenting with making the Chinese long cooked rice porridg...