I know, I have been a bit absent this week – but there are exciting things going on a my job! Check here for some behind the scenes shots of our first Cooking Show at C’est Bon Cooking!! It has been such a fun and exciting process. But none the less, a resolution is a resolution… so even though these didn’t make it to twitter – here are some culinary word a days!

Active Dry Yeast – a granular powdered yeast in which yeast cells in dehydrated form are alive but dormant.

Bain Marie – a large pot containing hot water in which smaller pots or bowls may be set to cook food slowly or to keep food warm. Often the bottom of a double boiler is used.

Carambola – the acidic, orange, fleshy fruit of a small shrub of the wood sorrel family. The fruits have 5 prominent ridges – called star fruit.

Diner – a type of restaurant that originally resembled a railway dining car where customers eat at the counter or booths. It is also the term for a person eating a meal, especially in a restaurant.

Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian – a person who eats vegetables, grains, fruits, nuts, milk and eggs but not meat.

Nog – originally a strong variety of beer, but now is an abbreviation of egg nog.

Sea Bean – any of various beans or showy seeds of tropical origin that are frequently carried by ocean currents to remote shores and often used as ornaments.

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Just in case anyone needs this for my birthday tomorrow…

A restaurant that doesn’t accept tips?? Am I the only one who finds this odd?? How else are you supposed to confirm that you are, indeed a generous and awesome person if you can’t leave a tip?! Though there are some good points made…

The Gouda Life has another yummy drink recipe up… just in time for Friday!

A tasty looking salmon and cucumber salsa recipe from Not Without Salt.

And now for something hilarious, gross, and dog related. Just because a rainy Friday needs a laugh or two.

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