Entries by Jordan Hamons

Recommended Tools and Equipment

Chef’s Knife 8-inch blade high-carbon stainless steel molded plastic handle substantial but lightweight comfortable grip Try before you buy — what’s comfortable for me may not be best for you Wusthof Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife Global 8-inch Chef’s Knife J.A. Henckels 8-inch Chef’s Knife Paring Knife 3-4 inch blade comfortable grip Wusthof Classic 3.5-inch Paring […]

Jungle Jim’s German Baking Class Notes

Facebook Group People Who Love to Eat is my Facebook Group exclusively for students from my classes. If you have questions from class, need help with a recipe, or just want to chat, it’s the best place to get ahold of me. I hope everyone will join and participate. Please post photos of what you […]

Desserts Around the World at Cooks’Wares – Class Notes

Facebook Group If you want to join the Facebook group, you can click this link and I’ll approve your request to join. You can post questions, photos of anything you made, or links to interesting articles. The name of the group implies that it’s just about dessert, but it’s really a place to discuss anything […]

French Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

I have a tendency to overdo it when I travel. I get excited and want to do everything. The more guidebooks and blogs I read, the more plans I make. My friends and family remind me that “You can’t do everything” and I politely ignore their advice. This was the case during my last trip […]