Food & Adventure

Jul 20th 2022

We experience new places through food. As travelers, migrants or explorers, our first encounter with a novel taste or food culture may happen in one of many spaces — a restaurant, family home, market, grocery store, or food truck — but the encounter...
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On Culture and Autistic Interests

Jun 17th 2022

Recently, I’ve spent quite a bit of time reflecting on autistic passions (including my own), how they form part of self-care, and how they fit into our cultural understandings of autism.The first year of the pandemic reawakened my childhood obsession...
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Beef Burgundy Recipe

May 17th 2022

This recipe has been adapted from the master herself, Julia Child. We love the rustic nature of this dish. It takes time to prepare & is best when there is time for it to simmer away for 4-5 hours. So, don't use this as a last minute dinner party...
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Macaron Workshop

May 4th 2022

Macarons are not easy cookies to make, but they are worth the time, effort and love that it takes to prepare them! Macaron Recipe, yield 20 cookies¾ cup almond flour (80 grams)1 cup powdered sugar (117 grams)2 large egg whites @ room temperature...
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New Years Reflections

Dec 31st 2021

2021 Reflection:2021 is almost finished. Wow. It’s honestly been a hard year to sit and reflect on. In many ways, it feels like so much has happened and that the year was over before it really started. And yet it also feels like many of the hopes and...
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Pie Dough

Dec 16th 2021

The pie dough recipe is from Simply RecipesPie Crust: 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon sugar (increase to 1 ½ teaspoons if for a sweet recipe)8 TBS (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into ½ inch cubes3-4...
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Who We Are

Dec 1st 2021

Welcome to Chez Genèse! We are a small, French inspired cafe in Downtown Greensboro and we believe the desire to find meaning and fulfilling work is woven into basic human need and nature, and that every person has a skill set to contribute. It is...
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