Monthly Archives: March 2013

The 6 Essential Nutrients

Written by John Marquez and Taylor Lyles Today, we came into class and took a writing test about the 6 essential nutrients: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals and Water. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates is the main source of energy for the brain. … Continue reading

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Prepping for a Banquet

by Eduardo Dominguez (Mount Diablo), Janae Felix-Randolph (Vicente Martinez High School), Lexi Perez (Vicente Martinez High School) Today, we had visitors from New Leaf: A Sustainable Living Collaborative, a program at Vicente Martinez High School. Every year, our visitors put … Continue reading

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We Have Visitors from Vincente Continuation High School

by John Marquez While some of us went to a meeting with Chef Cindy last Friday, and others visited San Francisco State University. The rest of us stayed in class and cooked Ziti. We cooked Vegetarian Ziti with Marinara Sauce … Continue reading

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Four of Us Meet and Greet with Leaders

by Taylor Lyles, Carchele Fitzpatrick, Alexias Vierra, Cristian Gonzalez Last Friday, we went to the Crown Plaza Hotel in Concord. We were supposed to dress up. Carchele and Taylor didn’t realize that, but Cristian wore a tie and Alexias work … Continue reading

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Five-in-one Quinoa

Today, when we came to class, Chef Cindy had the base for all of our recipes ready: 2.5 lbs of ground turkey 3 lb of brussel sprouts 1 lb onion 1 lb carrots 1 lb celery Garlic 2 cups of … Continue reading

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Why Leftovers are Awesome

Last Thursday, we still had a lot of chicken cacciatore left over. It’s important to use leftovers, because they have a lot of flavor. It also saves money. It’s also to not waste things. It’s not cool to waste resources. … Continue reading

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10 Things We Like about IHTA

Mount Diablo High School has several “academies.” They are organized around different subjects, like healthcare or building or computers. Our academy is “IHTA.” That stands for “International Hotel and Tourism Academy.” The teachers are working on a brochure about the … Continue reading

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