Photos: Heather Houston
It’s a special occasion when everyone from JA is under one roof, and to celebrate we kicked off the holidays with a party/cooking class at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, just a few blocks from our office.
With family and friends in tow, and under the expert (and patient) tutelage of our chef and instructor Jerrod Perry, we peeled, diced, toasted, roasted, sautéed, seared, deglazed, puréed, caramelized, stir-fried, baked, marinated and mashed our way through an impressive menu:
Photo: Katie Miller
13 amateur cooks working in the close quarters of a commercial kitchen could be a recipe for disaster (think knives, open flames). However, there were no burns or bloodshed—only gorgeous platters of delicious and beautifully prepared food, plus plenty of laughter and comradery. The proof is in the pictures!