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Waffle Iron Hashed Browns

Posted on by chefscott in Recipes | No Comments

Waffle iron hashed browns are fun! This platform for cooking potatoes will allow for crispy crunchiness plus nooks and crannies which are great for toppings. While keeping a moist, cooked interior. A waffle iron helps achieve this.

A note on cooking technique for this recipe is that a good cook controls the amount of moisture in a dish. By making this recipe, one will learn 3 great methods for controlling moisture.

These moisture control skills are called for again and again in cooking.

Once this basic recipe is grasped, how about adding delicious ingredients like ham and cheese; or top with sour cream chives and smoked salmon; or how about Parmesan style with tomatoes and mozzarella or even poached eggs? Where does your imagination take you? Let us know in the comments!

Cheesy Polenta

Posted on by Kyle Pivnick in Recipes | No Comments

Polenta is a Northern Italian dish. The main ingredient is corn meal. It doesn’t matter if it is fine or course.  Before American corn was brought over to Europe, they used Barley. A great read is found at How to Make Polenta – The real rules At Chefsville, there are times we want to introduce people to new concepts using basic cooking techniques. This is one of those recipes because polenta is a great platform and offers the cook a great opportunity for creative variations. This simple recipe has been done by thousands of kids in the DFW area, and almost everyone loved it. This is also a great recipe if kids have texture acceptance problems. By focusing on the taste we have found that kids begin to become familiar and less sensitive to the texture. Polenta can be put into a mold (circular or rectangular) and then cooled. Once …

cooking skills

Cooking Skills Every Beginning Cook Should Learn

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Cooking skills are so important! When it comes to cooking, there are so many wonderful ingredients, equipment, cultures and techniques to use that one will find they never will get bored. Chefsville provides all kinds of teaching venues throughout the Dallas Metroplex. After working with over 250,000 students (both kids and adults) we decided to drop this online as a great read. Teaching cooking skills is wonderful fun for us.

We are still taking prorated enrollment for after-school programs. Just select “Register” from the menu and then select the school. Chef Scott or one of our staff members will contact you regarding payment of the 4 or 5 sessions left this year.

If your school is not listed, call 972.516.0325.