How to sear fish fillet or steak

Learn how to sear fish fillets and steaks: this is a basic recipe, and the notes include tips and tricks.

Cooking lesson: Braised Chicken and Roasted Vegetables

This cooking lesson plan is for those who want healthy FAST and EASY cooking …cooking chicken on the stovetop while the vegetables are cooking in the oven.

Cooking lesson: Healthy Eggs and Pancakes

A cooking lesson plan for making healthy eggs and grain-free pancakes.

Cooking lesson: the basics of poaching, steaming and seasoning

Choose this cooking lesson to learn the basics of poaching, steaming and seasoning.

Cooking lesson: knife skills and searing, sauteing, braising

This cooking lesson plan is for those who want to cover the basics of knife skills, and 3 stove-top cooking methods, using chicken, veggies and dried herbs.

Mystery Basket “Chopped” competition

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A fun foodie competition – just 20 minutes to finish a dish.

Iron Chef -food- competition at home

Iron Chef, the judging of 3 teams, with 3 dishes each team

Here is an Iron Chef – like home competition. A 2-hour family-fun team-fun dinner during the holidays.

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6-course dinner for four

Persimmons, cardamom ice cream, pots de creme

Here is a menu and images for a 6-course private dinner party for four.

Sour Cream made with Coconut Milk

Sour Cream with Coconut Milk Ingredients 1 can (14oz) full-fat coconut milk (or Trader Joe’s Coconut Cream) 1 lemon, zest and juice 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbls ground dried herbs (any variety, see NOTES below) Directions 1) Blend all ingredients together. (Best results in a food processor.) 2) SLice the potatoes to 1/4-inch […]