Category: Contest

16 Jan

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Win Magical Prizes for Your Kitchen from Breville & Le Creuset!

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TWO WAYS TO WIN
1) Take the complimentary sample course
2) Refer/Tell a friend to take the sample course

Contest ends at 11:59PM PST on Sunday, January 27th, 2013.
No purchase necessary. The sample course is complimentary (no payment required).

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    Timing
    The contest ends on Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 11:59PM PST.

    Prizes Include
    Breville Slow Cooker (valued at ~$129.99)
   

    Breville Personal Pie Maker (valued at ~$79.99)

    Breville Digital Steamer (valued at ~$79.99)
  

    Le Creuset Stainless Steel Sauté Pan with Lid (valued at ~$159.99)
   

    Eligibility & Selection
    Winners will be selected at random from the pool of eligible candidates.

    Eligibility is determined in two ways:
    1) Student takes the sample course on Wheat & Gluten and completes it,
    with a final grade of 60% or higher, before 11:59PM on January 27th, 2013.
    2) Student refers a friend who completes the sample course on Wheat & Gluten,
    with a final grade of 60% or higher, before 11:59PM on January 27th, 2013
    & is selected as a winner.

    Trouble Finding the Sample Course?
    New Student?
    1) Go to http://rouxbe.com/cook-better
    2) Enter what you’d love to learn to cook
    3) Enter your email & first name (Don’t worry, we don’t share your information.)
    4) Look at step 1 in your “Get Started” Dashboard

    Existing Student?
    The course, Wheat & Gluten, is waiting for you on your Dashboard in the
    courses section. The associated photograph is a large stack of delectable pancakes.
   
If it’s not there, head to the details page of the sample course (click here)
    and click on the “enroll” button.

    Totally Lost?
    Contact us if you can’t figure out where to start.

21 Oct

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Food Buzz Blog Awards | Vote For Rouxbe

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Rouxbe has graciously been nominated for the “Best Video Blog” – thanks to everyone that nominated us!

We of course would be thrilled to win, so we would love it if you would show your support and take a minute or two to vote for us. To vote, just click on the icon at the top of this page. To see the other nominees in our category scroll down to #17 on the list of categories.

There are also many other categories that you may want to check out. You may even find a few new blogs that you never knew about – and believe me there are many!

Good luck to everyone.

Cheers – the Rouxbe team!

21 Mar

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DON’T Even Get Me Started!

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Okay so it’s here, the Georgia Straight “Golden Plates” awards…how exciting…NOT!!!

I can’t believe that year after year they are exactly the same. I was literally shocked to see that for “best sandwich” in Vancouver, they picked Subway! Come on, can’t we do better than that? Is that all we want or demand for ourselves? If a European came here on vacation and asked you, “Ver do I go, for best sand-wich?”, would you really (honestly) send them to Subway?

Personally, I would say the best sandwich that I have had lately was at Scuié. It’s an Italian caffé. They make really nice sandwiches (and much more). There are two locations here in Vancouver (the downtown one has better service and is more livelier than the Yaletown location). There is also La Grotta Del Formaggio, they make fantastic sandwiches. You can pick from fancy ingredients like marinated artichokes, roasted peppers, yummy green olives etc. Not to mention that the meat is sliced right there, as is the cheese. Plus it’s family owned, which is a bonus.

I guess what I am saying is…is this it? Is this as good as it gets? If we don’t expect better than “Subway” then we will not likely get any better. Not that I am really slagging Subway – I am sure there are very nice people (and smart people) behind it and the sandwiches are good value and not bad tasting. I just want more than this when it comes to “the best sandwich”…am I wrong? Is that too much to ask?

Well that’s my Saturday Rant!

So what do you think? Do you just love Subway, and if so “would you rate it as, “the best sandwich?” Where is your favorite sandwich? I Would love to know for the next time I go on vacation. Just in case, the locals tell me “Subway” :-)

Ciao for now, dawn

p.s.

For those of you who don’t know “The Georgia Straight” is a local free paper here in Vancouver. They do a pretty good job at letting us Vancouver folk what is happening here in the city.

04 Nov

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Technique Tuesday: November 4, 2008

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Hey there Ya’ll,

We just wanted to send everyone a note to say that there is not going to be a release this week. We are working on some good ones though, which will be coming out in the weeks to follow. You might even say some of the lessons are “Egg-cellent”.

Besides, we know that today is a big day in the United States and many people will be standing in line to vote and focusing on the election. Don’t worry though – we aren’t going to leave all of you high and dry. Here is a yummy video recipe for Chicken Parmigiana.

Golden pieces of lightly breaded chicken breast are baked in a delicious homemade tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese. Oh so good, especially when served with Spaghetti Aglio e Olio.

Chicken Parmigiana

P.S. – We have reviewed the homework from last week and it has come down to two finalists. They were picked based on the following: the amount of techniques used, whether or not those techniques were used properly and their recipes (photos, steps, and method description).

But we want you – the community – to have a look and tell us what you think. Rate and comment on each recipe. Check out our finalists:

Linda C. made Yang Chow Fried Rice
Carol P. made Juniper Gin Chicken Pasta

The winner of a 7″ Global Knife will be announced next Tuesday. Good luck Linda and Carol!

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22 Oct

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Pan Tossing Winner

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Congratulations to scullen from New Zealand! He is the official winner of Rouxbe’s “So You Think You Can Toss?” pan-tossing competition.

He will receive an 11″-inch Viking Fry Pan (valued at $184.95 USD) plus a lifetime membership to Rouxbe (valued at $199.00 USD).

Here’s an example of why your kids are never too young to start cooking – 6-year old Kate did a fabulous job on her video but since her daddy works at Rouxbe, she’s not eligible to take first place.