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Cast Iron Problems

Cast iron is one of those things I’ve always wanted in my kitchen and I finally got some. I have a 10-inch skillet and two 5-inch skillets and the more I used them the more I realized I didn’t know how to properly take care of them. 445 more words

Simple Tips To Help You Learn To Cook

Do you wonder how your family and friends make such wonderful meals? This article can help you to increase your abilities as a chef!

To make it easier to peel boiled eggs, run them under cold water immediately after removing from them the stove. 288 more words


3 Simple Homemade Sauces To Improve Your Cooking Game

Some (OK, most) of us will never have the time or energy to make fresh pasta, chocolate ganache, or cocktails with our own lemon-thyme infused vodka for that fancy dinner we’re planning. 659 more words

Sharpening Your Knives

Having sharp knives in your kitchen can make your cooking experience all that much easier and safer.

A sharp knife is also important for safety. A blunt knife is more prone to slipping on food and may result in some nasty cuts. 1,128 more words


Basic Cooking Skills: Fishy Fishy Fishy Fish Oh. And it went where ever I did go.

This article is one of the key reasons why I started writing this blog. As I relayed in my initial charter, I had a young co-worker who threw away a piece of salmon that she had brought because it had its skin on it. 732 more words

Basic Cooking Skills

Basic Cooking Skills: You can pick your friends. You can pick your nose. But you have to pick your produce.

So much of cooking is in the ingredients and you have to know how to choose the best quality components for your dishes. I’m not going to write about organic versus non-organic or farmers’ markets versus grocery store. 309 more words


Basic Cooking Skills: Dressing for Success

Vinaigrette is an emulsion of vinegar and oil that can be used for a salad dressing or marinade. Of the items contained in this part of blog, it may be the easiest thing to conquer. 321 more words

Basic Cooking Skills