Category Archives: Culinary Kitchen

NCC Teaches Teens about Healthy Living

In partnership with Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) and Tyson Multimedia, Nash Community College Culinary Arts department hosted approximately 15 young teenage women in its kitchen Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Chef Frank Bookhardt shared healthy eating concepts, and provided instruction as the group prepared pizzas using healthy ingredients. As part of the Healthy Places NC grant, the program was designed […]

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Bourbon Bacon Brittle Recipe

Ingredients: Vegetable oil, for greasing parchment paper 1/2 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of light corn syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons of water 1 tablespoon of butter 3/8 teaspoon of baking soda 1 tablespoon of bourbon 1/2 cup of crispy bacon, torn into small pieces Sea salt, to sprinkle Instructions: Brush a parchment-lined baking sheet with vegetable oil; set aside. Bring […]

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Weekend Recipe: Chiles Rellenos

                          Amount                       Measure                       Ingredient 4 Poblano Chilis For the Filling 1 cup                            4 ounces, 113 g          Queso fresco, or white farmer cheese, or Monterey Jack, grated To taste                                                           Salt and white pepper For the Batter 3                                                                      Eggs, […]

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A Sweet Pursuit of Lifelong Learning

Nash Community College alumna Winde Jackson has made a commitment to lifelong learning. She earned Associate in Applied Science degrees from Nash Community College in Networking Technology and Computer Information Systems Technology. Later she graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Food and Beverage, and a minor in Business […]

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Ultimate Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients 5 oz. Bittersweet chocolate or 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 oz. Unsweetened chocolate, chopped 8 Tbsp. Unsalted butter, cut in to pieces 3 Tbsp. Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1 ¼ C Sugar 3 ea. Eggs, large is best but medium will do 2 tsp. Vanilla extract ½ tsp. Salt 1 C All-purpose flour Directions 1. Adjust oven rack to […]

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Lemon Chess Pie

Ingredients:                                                                                   4 Eggs, at room temperature 1½ C Granulated sugar 1 Tbsp. White cornmeal 1 Tbsp. All-purpose flour ½ tsp. Salt 5 Tbsp. Butter, melted, cooled to room temperature ½ C Buttermilk 5 Tbsp. Lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Lemon zest ½ tsp. Vanilla extract 1 ea. Unbaked 9-inch (22 cm) pie crust Whipped cream (optional) Method: Preheat the oven […]

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Green Tomato Chutney

Ingredients: 2 ½ Lbs. Green tomatoes, small and diced 1 C Golden raisins 1 C Onion, small and diced 1 ½  C Brown sugar, firmly packed 3 -5 ea. Cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. Salt 1 ¼ C  Cider vinegar 1 Tbsp. Pickling Spices (cinnamon, cloves, coriander, brown mustard seeds, bay leaf, etc.) put in a sachet bag and tied […]

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