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how to dice onion

how to dice onion

Welcome to my kitchen, and to a brand new series called “In The Kitchen.” This new series will be covering basic cooking techniques, knife skills and kitchen hacks to help make cooking from scratch easier for you. On my very first day of culinary school,...
how to peel, seed and cut a fresh pumpkin

how to peel, seed and cut a fresh pumpkin

If you happen to buy a fresh pie pumpkin for cooking and you aren’t quite sure what to do with it, here is my easy step-by-step guide with photographs of how to peel, seed and cut a fresh pumpkin. Also, if you have yet to check my tips on how to make home-made...
greek yogurt hollandaise

greek yogurt hollandaise

If you love hollandaise sauce but avoid it because it is “so bad for you” then this Greek Yogurt Hollandaise is about to change your life! Serve it for Easter, Mother’s Day or any special occasion. At only 60 calories per serving, you can even have...
Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Kohlrabi

Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Kohlrabi

Today’s Produce Spotlight is the Ultimate Guide to Kohlrabi. We are going to be covering everything you want to know about kohlrabi, and more! I will show you how to peel and cut the tough skin away. How to cook it, how it tastes, and what to pair with it. I...
can i substitute kosher salt for table salt

can i substitute kosher salt for table salt

All salt is not created equal. If you have ever wondered, can I substitute coarse kosher salt for iodized table salt in a recipe? Then read on, this blog post is for you! The answer will affect the outcome of your recipe and the deliciousness thereof! Health wise,...
how to make wonton cups

how to make wonton cups

Making homemade wonton cups for bite-sized appetizers and hors d’oeuvres is easy and fun. All you need is a package of wonton papers, cooking spray and a set of mini muffin tins. That’s it! Once you know how super easy it is to make them, you’ll be able to use...
salted bourbon caramel sauce

salted bourbon caramel sauce

Today is Halloween, the most sugar laden day of the year, and in honor of that I have a post entirely devoted to sugar. Or more precisely about sugar and water and a little argument that they have been having since the beginning of time. I also have a recipe for...
stove-top roasted garlic

stove-top roasted garlic

Calling all garlic lovers!!  This Stove-top roasted garlic puree and roasted garlic oil is bound to hit the mark. A simple gluten-free, paleo and vegan ingredient to add flavor to seasonal vegetables. One would think that with A) This being a seasonal food blog, B)...
wine brined grilled chicken

wine brined grilled chicken

Never eat dry flavorless chicken again. With my Wine Brined Grilled Chicken recipe boneless skinless chicken breasts magically become super flavorful and juicy! The trick is soaking them in a salt and wine brine before grilling. And they’re gluten free! Have you...
whole-wheat soft pretzels

whole-wheat soft pretzels

I have always been a soft pretzel lover. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, I was lucky enough to get my hands on good hot soft pretzels all over the place, from vendors on the street to Phillies games. They were everywhere really. But, probably the most...
whole-wheat chive biscuits

whole-wheat chive biscuits

These biscuits may be made with whole-wheat flour but please don’t hold that against them. They are as flaky and tender as any white-flour biscuit, thanks to a cool technique we learned at King Arthur Flour Blog & Bake™. It was actually a technique the chef...
cherry almond chocolate bark

cherry almond chocolate bark

Chocolate lovers unite!! This Cherry Almond Chocolate Bark is delicious and easy to make after a quick lesson on tempering chocolate. Take a moment to read…it is not as hard as you think and the results are well worth the effort! You know what makes chocolate so...

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