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: 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…

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…