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JC

JC
With his BA in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales, JC has spent a total of 10 years exploring the diverse and extensive world of the culinary arts. After living in Charleston, South Carolina for 5 years working in its strong food and beverage scene and then Bolinas, California for 2 years as a personal nutritional chef, he has landed in Chicago and is now a chef instructor at The Chopping Block. The opportunity to get to teach people to cook and bring what he has learned to each class he teaches is truly exciting.

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Avgolemono Warms the Soul

  Everyone has heard of chicken noodle soup and if you haven’t, go whip up a batch or grab a can of Campbell's, it's known as an American classic for a reason. Chicken noodle soup found its way to ...

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Choosing, Understanding and Making the Most of a Recipe

  Have you ever looked up a recipe online and ended up buying $70 worth of ingredients to make it? It's so common these days with the millions of recipes available on the internet. Although some ...

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Cast Iron Care: Making an Oldie New Again

  The term “age ain't nothing but a number” couldn’t be truer when talking about cast iron. This classic cookware may take a touch more love to keep in great condition, but what about cooking isn’t ...

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Cocoa Loco and Loving It

The world of hot chocolate is a vast, diverse, fascinating and a bit overwhelming. It’s a beverage that most connect with cold weather and holiday spirit, but please take note, the hot cocoa most of ...

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Picking Stew Meats Made Simple

  When the weather outside is frightful and your belly craves something delightful…. That may not be an award-winning version of the song, but the concept of hunkering down in the cold months and ...

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A Little “Peppering” of Knowledge

  Extremes of spice, in food, around the world are baffling. Whether you like a little cracked black pepper on your eggs in the morning, or you pop pickled jalapenos like they are marshmallows with ...

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