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Chef in the Schoolyard

Chef in the Schoolyard

Written by Tim Fetter, CEC, Executive Chef, Duquesne University and posted by Jamie Moore On Tuesday September 16, I had the privilege to spend the afternoon with some students at the Greater Pittsburgh Urban League Charter School in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Grow Pittsburgh has a terrific Edible Schoolyard program that creates on-site gardens … Continue reading

Homemade Potato Chips

By Mike Passanita, Executive Sous Chef at Saint Francis University Part of the fun of homemade potato chips is you can use whatever potato variety you like: Yukon Gold, Yellow Finn, Russian Red Fingerling and even purple.  At Saint Francis we buy our potatoes from a local grower at Blue Goose Farm that grows potatoes … Continue reading

Homemade Queso Fresco

By: Tim Fetter, CEC, Executive Chef at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Pittsburgh, PA Cheese…..Who doesn’t like a great handmade cheese? Do you ever wonder what goes into making cheeses? In February of last year, at the PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) Farming for the Future Conference, a group of Parkhurst Chefs that make … Continue reading