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Slide Show: Recipes from the American Academy of Culinary Arts

Students at PTI’s American Academy of Culinary Arts study a variety of cooking techniques, regional styles, and, of course, recipes for all occasions. Put on the toque of our Pittsburgh culinary arts students and sample recipes you can use as appetizers or finger food for events or entertaining. Read More

How to Start a Career in Culinary Arts

  The culinary arts present young men and women today with an irresistible draw. Food is an integral part of life, and for many, it is also a passion. Just as people love to eat delicious meals, others love to immerse themselves in the preparation of fresh ingredients and creation Read More

Essential Kitchen and Cooking Skills

Some people were born in the kitchen; others only visit it when it’s time to eat.  Whether you’re pursuing a culinary arts education or just trying to survive in your kitchen, everyone should have basic cooking knowledge.  And “I can make cereal” Read More

Mom’s Cut Out Cookies with Fondant Icing

Nothing says the holidays more than hand-decorated, cut-out cookies with royal icing. Whether you celebrate the Winter Solstice, Festivus, Christmas, Boxing Day, or Kwanzaa, these anise-flavored cookies with fondant icing could become your next generation-to-generation holiday tradition. Mom’s Cut Out Cookies with Fondant Icing nph (since I was Read More

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AACA Announces Culinary Cookoff Winners

The American Academy of Culinary Arts held a cooking competition in the AACA Culinary Center November 23. Students from across the region participated in the event.