You should be able to find the silver balls in a craft store like Michaels.
I found lavender at World Market.
Epicurious has some good lavender recipes.
I agree with several others on the Hershey's. Throw it away. . For future reference, Trader Joe's Cocoa Powder is the best I've ever tasted.
Try this fabulous cake that uses a lot of cocoa powder. It freezes nicely as well.
Make the Apple Matzoh Kugel, but cut down on the sugar by half.
Try Emeril's recipe for Caramelized Onion Foccacia on the FN.
Try a quick trip into the microwave just to take the chill off. Follow with the toaster oven directly on the rack to recrisp the crust.
I always buy the diet tonic and can't tell the difference.
A really charred cheeseburger will do the trick.
I would rent the kitchen and students will pay directly. I also have liability insurance. I'm guessing the students are required to bring their own knives?
Move faster in the kitchen. Making cooking into a race or a game always saves me time.
Try Rioja (gran reserva) with ham. Pinot Noir will work as well.
I must have Pallini Limoncello in the freezer. It's great straight, on the rocks with sparkling water or in a vodka martini.
I'm going to have to go with Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook. I took it out from the library to see if it was worthwhile and had to go buy a copy.
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