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Texas Brisket

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-Crab Quesadillas with homemade Tortillas
-Green Chile Chutney
-Starburst Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad
-Bragging Rights Brisket
-Red Bliss Potato Salad

The Line Up

The Line Up

Starburst Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad

Starburst Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad

I love a good grapefruit, and paired with the strawberries and tart dressing, made this dish a delight.

Crab Quesadillas with Green Chile Chutney

Crab Quesadillas with Green Chile Chutney

I made the Quesadillas. They were really crab-y tasting, but it went well with the Green Chile Chutney. The Chutney was actually a gastrique, meaning it was both sweet and tart at the same time.

Tortillas

Tortillas

Homemade Tortillas! I burnt my hands doing this so many times, but it was still worth it!

Bragging Rights Brisket with Red Bliss Potato Salad

Bragging Rights Brisket with Red Bliss Potato Salad

There’s really nothing to say about this dish other than Yuuuuuuuuuuum.

Slicing the Brisket

Slicing the Brisket

Just look at that!

It was a really good night! I did have one accident though.

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I busted my thumb up against the spice container while I was opening it. Chef made fun of me. Only I could “cut” myself on a spice container.

Week 1-Advanced Patisserie

Plate 1
-Chocolate Grapefruit Tart with Grapefruit Tulie
-Campari Caramel Marinated Grapefruit

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I loved the way the cookie came together with the ganache and the curd. The flavors were really complementary.

Plate 2
-Vanilla Been Parfait
-Warm Spiced Doughnuts
-Layered Hot Chocolate

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This was my first time making doughnuts and I am really proud of them. I love the spicey-ness of them. The spice was a mix of coriander, szechwan peppercorns, start anise, and cayeene pepper, and of course sugar. The vanilla parfait was everyone’s favorite. It was so easy to make but so yummy.

Plate 3
-Raspberry Creme Brulee Tart

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Before Slicing

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I was disappointed in these. They look pretty, but they were just really boring. They tasted like sugar. That was it.