As a “personal trainer for your kitchen,” it is my goal to build your culinary muscles and show you tools and techniques for success.
The most coveted of techniques: KNIFE SKILLS.
I will quickly cover the basics: the design of the chef knife, how to hold a chef knife, and the uses of a chef knife. And then, we will start slicing and dicing.
I’m excited to show you how to cut a bell pepper! …and avoid all the seeds.
“Encore Presentations” refresh • reinvent • reinvigorate your leftovers A cooking class dedicated to showing how to change leftovers into a newly inspired dish. Click here to book this class. This is a 3-hour PRIVATE cooking class for up to 6 people. “Encore Presentations: Bringing back leftovers with renewed flare!” News flash! –leftovers do not […]
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.
This is a team building session with a scavenger hunt (see below), staged in the kitchen. Getting to know the kitchen and ingredients from a chef’s point of view. Here’s a timeline for a previous group: 2:30 – 3pm: Arrival, introductions. 3:00: Do scavenger hunt in teams of 2 or 3 people. 3:20: Make 3 dishes, in teams […]
Holding a knife is one of the basic things I cover when working with clients in the kitchen. Here are a five videos I found to be helpful, and entertaining… 1) Short and sweet, to the point. 2) How to hold a knife 3) Alton Brown gives us the low down on SHUN knives. Worth […]
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 […]