Days left in Advanced Dining: 0! We’re done!
Pieces of flatware dropped in dining room: 1 knife last week
Times I lit something on fire in class: 1, making Cherries Jubilee
Inappropriate comments heard in class: I lost track. Last semester. Thanks Jay and Rob.
Food spilled in dining room: 0. I nearly lost some soup one day though.
Drives to Denver this semester: 9. And counting.
Days above 60 degrees: an unnerving amount for March.
Days left of cold weather: more than we think.
Pizza consumed: at least once a week
Wine tasting before 7 am: 8. Don’t worry, I spit mine out, unlike some other people I know…
Days trying to pronounce French: 3. Horrible, horrible stuff. Oui!
Sunburn: 1. See “Days above 60 degrees.”
Days cooked at school: 2. I made tableside Caesar salad and Cherries Jubilee. I can’t wait to be back in the kitchen tomorrow!
Garde Manger starts for us tomorrow and I’ll learn all the joys of aspic, forcemeat and ICE CARVING. Yes, I get to wield around a chain saw and carve something with it. I can hardly wait! Hopefully, the bum hand will hold out for that.