Canning Season and Food Storage Hot Tip!
Category: Essential Kitchen
Mirepois: How To And Why To Make It
A little prepping shortcut chefs use and is so nice to have on hand. Freezes well!
Chef’s Tuesday Tip – Consistency of Cut
If you’re roasting, boiling, sauteing, simmering, steaming, or otherwise cooking food, cut pieces consistently in size to ensure consistency in cooking through. Whether sliced, diced, cubed, or minced, consistency matters.
Pro-tip: Potatoes Are Actually Healthy
More potassium than a banana, plus naturally low fat, and that isn’t all.
Pro-tip: Mise En Place
The French have a lovely phrase “mise en place” which means basically prep (wash, cut, measure, etc) all of your ingredients before you begin cooking or baking. This technique is actually pretty helpful. You can apply it to things like slowcookers meals where on a Sunday while prepping dinner, throw together all of the ingredients…
Holiday Gift Guides & Recipes
Your Guide to Culinary Holidays
Ten Culinary/Kitchen Gifts $100 Or Less
For under $100, here are my picks for perfect gifts for the cook in your life.
Ten Culinary/Kitchen Gifts $25 Or Less
Seeking some great gifts for the cook/baker in your life? Looking to streamline your kitchen without breaking the bank? Here ya go!
Spaceships & Spices: The Boiling Question.
What am I doing because I understand it, and what am I doing because that’s how I was taught
Ten Kitchen Tools I Love
I’m a believer in having the right tools on-hand for whatever you’re doing, whether it is cooking, baking, or cleaning up. Firstly, it makes things easier, but more importantly, there is just more fun to be had in the kitchen if you’re not struggling along the way. Here’s a little list of ten things I’m…