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Food & Cooking | Miscellaneous 

Cooking Schools
Easy, elegant, fearless, fussless gourmet cooking (Kosher or non-Kosher). Almost everything can be made ahead or frozen, takes about 20 minutes to prepare, doesn't make a big mess and tastes fabulous. Articles, books reviews and more.
Culinary School search engine for cooking and culinary schools. Culinary arts & Le Cordon Bleu certification.
Continuing-education guide lists culinary arts schools nationwide, including those offering the Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts program and instruction in baking and pastry arts.
Harvest Moon bed and breakfast Inn in beautiful Lancaster County PA. Fine dining and lodging accommodation in Pennsylvania's Dutch Country. Your perfect hotel alternative.
How to become a chef in culinary arts. How to master cuisines. Do These Words Trigger Your Interest In Becoming A Chef? culinary_schools/culinary_schools.shtml
Find out about the best culinary schools and the programs they offer. Mike direct contact with the school using on-site forms.

Liaison College - Culinary Arts & Business Programs. "Largest Trainer of Cooks in Ontario". Basic and Advanced Diploma Program in Culinary Arts. Professional, accredited, experienced instructors.
Feed Your Passion.
Debbie Diament's Hands-On Cooking Classes
Food, wine, jazz, cooking classes and culinary tours!
Cooking, wine courses in Tuscany - Online booking for cooking and wine courses in Tuscany Italy.

Come and enjoy a fantastic cooking course in a spectacular villa from the 1500s in the Chianti hills, in Tuscany. We will teach you everything you will need to know to prepare an authentic Tuscan meal with a hint of international twist from the antipasto course to the dessert.

Canadian Jewish News - Click on the "Ask Norene" link on their Food page for Norene's column About Food.
Our popular Food Page has hundreds of recipes of all types, each one proven delicious in our test kitchen. Menus for holidays, special occasions, and everyday meals, as well as a directory of local kosher food resources.
The name says it all!
ZaraMart: Kippot, tallit, judaica and t-shirts from Israel
. Hand crocheted yarmulkes at rock-bottom prices from Israel. Personalized kippot add flavour to simchas. ZaraMart also offers tallitot, Hebrew t-shirts, Dead Sea products and Israeli Army items.

You can find hundreds of Judaic and Jewish products, sites, and services.

DoctorSimcha - Bar / Bat Mitzvah Planning Ideas & Forum: A Jewish Bar / Bat planning advice & community site. From gift ideas, invitations, song selection and party favors, to the religious aspects of the ceremony, we discuss it all in special articles and on the Bar Mitzvah discussion forum. Prepare for the upcoming Simcha party and make your event a success.
Rosh Hashanah Cards: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year with our heart-touching free rosh hashanah greeting cards...the day on which God created Man, the birthday of Mankind, we proclaim God as our one and true King….
General information about keeping Kosher, recipes, Passover, links to other Jewish sites.


The history, traditions, recipes and much more about Passover.
The online search engine is a non-profit/privately funded web site that encourages online Torah learning.

Rosh Hashanah Greetings & Rosh Hashana Ecards -
Rosh Hashanah... the Jewish New Year, is time for celebrations, retrospection and fun as well. As you begin another New Year, wish all your friends/ dear ones/ colleagues/ acquaintances with traditional and classy Greetings & ecards from our collection.
Jewish Passover Cards
Free Passover Ecards, Passover Greeting Cards from
Comprehensive kashrut information for the kosher consumer. Product certification alerts, updates, articles, current events, plus discount shopping.
About Kosher Food offers user-friendly information about keeping kosher and a plethora of kosher recipes helpful to anyone who keeps kosher.

About Kosher Food offers user-friendly information about keeping kosher and a plethora of kosher recipes helpful to anyone who keeps kosher.

Gift Baskets, Food & Wine

Epicurian Foods
Creating quality Canadian gourmet foods and gift baskets for gourmet chefs around the world. Pasta sauces, teas, fine chocolate gifts and more. Wholesale inquiries welcome.

Purim baskets: Welcome to one-stop Purim resource for all  purim needs.Purim offers purim baskets ,purim gift baskets,mishloach manot,shalach monos, kids costumes and purim shtick and even local megillah readings on purim. Enjoy the yom tov of Purim all year round!

Gourmet food gift baskets from Casa de Fruta. Dried fruits, nuts, chocolate covered fruits and nuts, healthy fruit wine, meat and cheese packs, and wines artfully arranged in gift boxes, Valentine baskets, crates and tins. Or enjoy the fruits and flavors of Casa de Fruta in person at our Pacheco Pass Original Fruit Stand.

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and send good wishes to people you care for with ecards. IT'S FREE!
Salt-N-Peppers Plus is a direct merchant of hard-to-find cooking tools, ingredients and supplies for creative cooks. Our product range encompasses the categories: Gourmet Herbs & Spices, blends, spice racks, peppermills and a variety of kitchen accessories to outfit your specific needs.

Toscana Olives Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Toscana Olives Australian producers of Organic Olive Oil - website includes Italian recipes and pasta recipes using Toscana Olives olive oil.
Choco Fountain-Chocolate Fountains: provides Chocolate Fountain rental nationwide, as well as Chocolate Fountain sales world wide.

Dried, Wild and Edible Mushrooms, Porcini Oil and Powder. Offers edible wild mushrooms, including Morel, Porcini and pine cone craft.

Table Top and Hanging Wine Racks: Find a large selection of wine storage solutions from the single bottle holder to table top and hanging wine racks – all in popular styles and materials.

Chocolate gifts. 
We offer homemade mouth-watering gourmet chocolates & heavenly confections, packaged in unique gift baskets especially for you

Tara Hutton's Art Shopping and Travel - Art Deco paintings by Tara Hutton. Also visit the Art of Cooking, Shopping & Travel pages.

Nat DecantsNat Decants FREE Wine E-Newsletter: Wine picks, articles and humor from Natalie MacLean, named the World's Best Drink Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia. Natalie is also the author of Red, White and Drunk All Over: A Wine Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass. For more details on this book and to sign up for the newsletter, visit
French gastronomic site dedicated to some rare products of the soil.
If you are looking for the perfect holiday dessert cake to serve at your next party or special event, then is the site for you.
All Things Sicilian offers "the highest grade specialty and gourmet foods from Sicily, carefully selected and exclusive to us."
San Pasqual Winery artfully handcrafts small batches of distinctive wines.
Wide wine rack selection in a variety of sizes using only the finest materials available.
Looking for bulk candy, hand-dipped chocolate pretzels, kosher cand corporate Purim gif baskets, Shalach Manot, Chanukah gifts, holiday camp packages, sugar-free candy, gummies, nuts, dried fruits - you will find it all, and only the best, here.
The Lox Box
Zoria Farms produces the finest quality dried fruits and chocolate-covered dried fruits, all Kosher certified. Based in San Jose, California since 1921, Zoria Farms grows, dries and packs its own fruits for bulk and wholesale purchase. California-grown apricots and cherries are our specialties.
Jayshree product range includes, world's finest seasonings, whole herbs & spices. Also find recipes suited for all tastes.

Sweetie Sweets - Gourmet Desserts and Pastries offer gourmet delicacies that use fine ingredients. Our desserts range from specialty cakes, pies, assorted chocolates, flavored chocolate bark, low-carb, low-sugar desserts, and dried fruit dipped in chocolate. Great for holidays or any occasion.

Recipes, Tips & Articles

The Food Maven - "...although you may well find some fancy recipes here, or a review of a fancy restaurant, or an item on an expensive wine, or a reference to an esoteric food product, for the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth advice on everyday cooking, eating, food shopping, cooking equipment, and nice things to put on your table. I'm a real food know-it-all." Daily food news and articles
The Cook's Thesaurus - A cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools.  Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.
Here at Pearl's Pantry, we offer many fine, high quality ingredients that are sure to please the discerning gourmet. The Pantry also includes over 3000 recipes, cooking tips, "Food Lover's Glossary" and links to other food related sites.
"It's nice to know that there is someone out there willing to help people find recipes they've loved and lost - or tasted, but never found a recipe for the dish!" Norene Gilletz

The Reluctant Gourmet
A Culinary Guide for the Novice ...from a Novice. The Reluctant Gourmet features tips, tales, techniques and recipes, but is more about looking at cooking from a home cook's point of view.
The Art of Candy Making - 1915
Website for cookbook author Gil Marks (Olive Trees and Honey). Weekly column on food and history.

Recipes - offers thousands of easy and delicious recipes all of which were produced & perfected by America's top test-kitchens of leading food companies.
Cooking and baking with parchment paper by Chefs Select. Recipes and tips. 

Entertaining with Margaret Dickenson - Elegant, inspiring, passionate, cultured, unique.
Quickly and easily access thousands of food and drink recipes, follow food news and industry headlines, research facts, convert measurements, browse restaurant reviews, get useful cooking tips and much more.
A vegetarian resource site for recipes, articles and links.
"Your Guide to What's Cooking on the Net!"
The ultimate recipe and crafts resource. Over 30,000 recipes and much more!
Recipe Site Review "is a source for finding recipe websites classified by country of origin (for the most part) and ranked by site quality (based on my humble opinion)."
Gourmet recipes and gourmet cooking.
Chef Kenji reveals secret methods to making sushi and sashimi as well as Japanese cuisines. Watch and learn complex techniques made simple and fast!
is a family orientated website with over 21,000 free recipes - the biggest selection of recipes on the net today.

Cooking recipe online - Tammy's cooking recipe online - Indonesia food cooking recipe.

Quick & Kosher, Recipes from the Bride who Knew Nothing

Food Professionals

International Association of Culinary
International Association of Culinary Professionals - Your culinary link to Who's Who in the world of food, with a worldwide membership of nearly 4,000 from over 35 countries. 
Food Photography - a high quality foodimage library and food photography studio. Purchase mouth-watering images online or commission a studio shoot to your requirements.
Thousands of executive hospitality jobs in deluxe hotels and cruise ships across the world

Chef uniform design, tailored shirts, aprons, pants and hats from Culinary Classics far surpass the products and services of other chef uniform companies. With us, you choose the product, fabric, and all options. Your chef uniform won't be coming from a chef uniform warehouse. From chef uniforms to shirts to pants, our products are made to order. Together we can develop the best possible chef, restaurant and professional uniforms for your needs.

Diversity In Hospitality – Hospitality Careers for Today’s Workforce

Women In Hospitality – Hospitality Careers for Today’s Workforce
Crooked Brook offers custom chef jackets, aprons, hats and vests. Site contains information on the company; photos of clothing details such as piping, buttons and fabric; a size chart; prices and their policies. Located in New York City, United States.

Escoffier On Line
The Web Portal for Chefs and Food Professionals. Web Resource Directory for Chefs, Hospitality Education and Scholarship Information, Classifieds Area with Guaranteed Help Wanted Ads and Free Job Seekers area, Articles, Photo Gallery and more.

Explore the world of America's best restaurants and cuisine, and the leading chefs and restaurateurs who create them.

Chef Coats, Chef Uniforms, Chef Pants and more! offers quality chef apparel and custom embroidery at the guaranteed lowest price.
Cooking questions, cookbook reviews and information for culinary professionals.
Baker Perkins is a market-leading supplier of technology to the food processing industry provide best-in-class candy, fruit snack & confectionery production & manufacturing equipment & machines.

Kitchen Wares
A kitchenware store offering cookware sets and cooking tools.

Fante's Kitchen Wares Shop  Highly Recommended!
We are a small family business selling kitchen utensils and specialty items for hobbyists and professionals. We carry about 3,000 kitchen related items on our web site and try to provide information to help our customers chose the best product for their needs.   
A Cook's Best Friend
Visit our store for a comprehensive selection of Kitchenware for your home. Select from Name Brand Bakeware, Barware, Cookware, Cutlery, Outdoor Cookware, Small Appliances and Tableware with a "No Fuss" return policy and backed by our commitment to your satisfaction.

Cookware and Bakeware Kitchen Store offers quality Cookware and Bakeware from all around the world. Free Shipping to Canada and United States for orders over $100.

One stop for all your kitchen needs, whether cookware, dinnerware or whatever it may be. Beautiful kitchen cutlery with each piece of dinnerware more beautiful then the next piece of cutlery. Choose any of these silverware sets to be your dining flatware. Enjoy chopping food for your kitchen cooking with a nice food processor. Enjoy your steaming hot coffee first thing in the morning thanks to a wonderful coffee maker. Slow cookers are great when you have no time to cook in the afternoon. Just put in the ingredients, set to the temperature you want and by the time you come back a few hours later the food will be ready to eat.
When consumers need a helping hand in the kitchen,  we are there for you!  We carry a large range of appliances for the kitchen that mix, chop, shred, steam or cut through everyday food preparation with ease.
Pleasant Hill Grain offers great prices on quality kitchen machine designed to save time and labour and reduce food costs, and we place great emphasis on responsive personal service.

Chef Kitchen Knife Cutlery 
Online store featuring cutlery, kitchen knives, and kitchen utensils.

Range Hoods - Pot Racks - Kitchen Islands: Kitchen Accessories Unlimited is the premier online retailer specializing in high quality products for the home, kitchen, bath and patio. Shop today for great products at affordable prices and free shipping!

Gourmet Impressions Food Embossing & Imprinting Kitchen Tools.
Create words and images into your foods. Gourmet Impression has multiple kitchen tools for embossing and imprinting words and images into many foods
Bosch Mixers, Dehydrators, Rebounders, Juicers, Grain Mills, Supplements: Juicers at Nutrition Lifestyles. Specializing in Bosch Mixers, Juicers, Rebounders, Dehydrators, Bread Supplies, Grain Mills and Supplements.

SKS Bottle & Packaging is an index of great ideas for packaging many different types of foods, spices and other cooking necessities.

Food & Cooking
Print food recipe ingredients on your aisle-by-aisle grocery list. Other features: organize coupons, track sales, e-mail your grocery list to someone else and more. Software runs on Windows 95 or later.
Discount cake decorating supplies, cake decorating ideas, wedding cake & candy making accessories. Quality cake decorating tools for your decorating needs!
Bread Recipes and Bread Making. Categorized bread recipes for the home baker. Everything from Sourdough to Whole Wheat to Quick bread recipes. Plus, our step-by-step cooking classes.

Wild Food! Learn about edible and medicinal wild plans and mushrooms, nature and ecology.

Cookbooks We Love
cookbook picks and reviews, featuring a small, hand-picked selection of cook books. Online shopping available.
is your one-stop site for all cooking related and food needs.
Home of the award-winning "Food Journal of Lewis & Clark". Features recipes, historical cookbooks for adults and kids, food history presentations and ideas for exploring food and culture.
Fotosearch Food Stock Photography
Stock photography portal featuring thousands of images of various foods and dining topics from over 90 top photo sources.

Miscellaneous Sites
Find out how to create your very own cookbook!
By embracing the future while guarding tradition, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be a preferred destination for knowledge, entertainment and social interaction
All Fundraising Companies Directory 1200+ fundraising companies. Choose from traditional, unique and even bizarre alternatives.

We are developers of Palm OS and Windows OS software. Our focus is on Health and Medical Software. We also do Flash and GIF animations.

WEGO Health’s mission is to identify, rank, and organize the most helpful health and wellness content on the Web, and make it easy to access by everyone.

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