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Holding a knife is one of the basic things I cover when working with clients in the kitchen. Here are a few videos that I found to be helpful, and entertaining… Short and sweet, to the point. How to hold a knife Alton Brown gives us the low down on SHUN knives. Worth watching for [...]
Here’s my way, to open a pomegranate. T’is the easiest way I’ve found to remove the seeds. Please share with us — in the comments below — the way you have found to be easiest. Links to recipes, below. 1. Make several cuts through the skin of the pomegranate, just deep enough to score the [...]
Cooking a fruit cobbler on the stove top is one of the easiest summertime cooked desserts I can think of…. stone fruits, berries and apples can be used, along with a variety of batters. The prep work is not laborious, it’s easy to put together and it cooks pretty fast (under 20 minutes). I’m hoping [...]
Follow these steps to make your own frozen blueberries (actually, you can use these steps for most fruits) Step #1: wash the blueberries (I shampoo’m with “Veggie Wash,” then rince’m). Step #2: gently dry them with a paper towel, hand towel, or let them air dry on a baking cooling stand. Step #3: put the [...]
Here I share the ins and outs of the cantaloupe, muskmelon.
Want to know how to tell if a cantaloupe, muskmelon is ripe? Want to know how to choose the best tasting cantaloupe, muskmelon? If so … keep reading… please let me know if this info was helpful. If I didn’t cover your question, please share it below. LOOK at it (the exterior color and texture) [...]
Can this eggplant be eaten? “Best, Good, Not-so-good, Don’t eat.” … with lots of selecting tips (+storage, preparing tips).
My housemate, Dan, presented a bag of 4 chicken breasts last night asking: what is the fastest way to cook these?
I’ve found that there are quintessential steps to take in order to have the most tender chicken you can imagine. Preparing the chicken #1 > If you are going to cut the chicken breast before cooking, then do so when the meat is COLD. #2> Cut the COLD chicken breast by cutting against the grain (see [...]