Blogs & Recipes

We know that when you come into Mrs. Dornberg's it's not just for the class; it's for a better lifestyle. That's why we have this corner open to all of our current and prospective students. From recipes, to news about our kitchen, to the thoughts of Mrs. Dornberg, you'll find it all below!

September 11, 2018

Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread — A Fall Favorite!

This past weekend we held our hands-on Souper Saturday class.  To accompany the soups, the students made this buttermilk skillet […]
September 7, 2018

YOUNG CHEF Fall/Winter 2018 Classes!!

Our Young Chef Fall/Winter classes are now available for sign-ups!!  It all gets started NEXT week, Saturday, September 15!! Check […]
September 7, 2018

Cooking Basics: Homemade Stock, The Kitchen Workhorse

Stock is the foundation of classic cooking and the workhorse of the kitchen.  Almost daily in my classes and personal […]
September 3, 2018

Got Tomatoes? Slow Roast to Savor Later!!

Now that the calendar has turned to September, the days are numbered for fresh garden produce.  It seems like you […]
August 30, 2018

The Secret to Becoming a Better Home Cook — FOCUS ON THE BASICS!!

It is easy to quickly become overwhelmed with even the idea of cooking — there are so many recipes, ingredients, […]
August 26, 2018

Bruschetta Stuffed Avocado — WOW!!

Nothing beats traditional Bruschetta when garden tomatoes are juicy, ripe and abundant!  However, for many people bread and carbs are […]
August 23, 2018


With our busy schedules, long-held habits and old mind-sets it is easy to go into autopilot mode especially with our […]
August 18, 2018

A Better Bean Salad!

After picking a flush of green  and yellow beans from the garden my thoughts went to Three Bean Salad.  I […]
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