Saute Like The Pros

The Secret To Great Saute

The Secret To Great Saute

How to Saute Like a Professional Chef Probably the most important technique I can share with you is how to sauté properly. When you learn how to saute, you can prepare hundreds of meals with this technique. What Is Saute? Saute in French means “to jump” and can be a method of cooking or a […]

Saute Cooking Videos

Saute Cooking Videos

How To Saute Cooking Video One of the most important cooking techniques you can learn is how to saute properly. Once you learn how to saute, you can prepare hundreds of recipes by substituting ingredients. For example, learn how to saute onions and your can saute most vegetables. Learn how to saute a piece of […]

The Art of Roasting

Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

Pan Roasting Technique

Pan Roasting Technique

Pan Roasting—the Chef’s Secret Cooking Technique One of my favorite cooking techniques not talked about in most cookbooks If I could teach you just one chef’s technique that will help you save time in the kitchen and deliver a thick cut of meat to the table with a perfect sear and juicy medium-rare throughout, it […]

All About Baking

The Egg Foam Method In Baking

The Egg Foam Method In Baking

The Egg Foam Method of Combining Ingredients When Baking This is the last of the series describing how to mix (combine) ingredients when baking by my friend and professional baker Chef Jenni. She saved this method for last because it is the only method in which the addition of chemical leaveners is not the norm […]

Baking Two Stage Method

Baking Two Stage Method

The Two-Stage Mixing Method There are many methods for mixing ingredients when it comes to baking. Not being much of a baker myself, I asked my friend Pastry Chef Jenni Field to explain various methods of mixing, where and when to use them and tips for doing it properly. You can read her post Important […]

Thinking of Culinary School?

The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

How Do Baking School and Pastry School Differ From One Another? Most of the time, “baking school” is an umbrella term used to describe everything related to the act of baking, including both baking and the pastry arts. After all, pastry and baking are really two sides of the same coin; each one includes a […]

Doing Your Homework When Choosing Culinary School

Doing Your Homework When Choosing Culinary School

Mistake #2: Not Doing Your Homework Once you know what you want out of your culinary education experience, you must find the right school to get you exactly that. Unfortunately, for most of us, this isn’t as easy as opening the Yellow Pages and seeing what schools are located within city limits. Choosing a culinary […]

My Best Chicken Recipes

Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

Low Cal Chicken Thighs with Cole Slaw Recipe

Low Cal Chicken Thighs with Cole Slaw Recipe

How to Prepare An Extremely Low Calorie Chicken Thighs and Cole Slaw Dinner? This week I started a new diet called The 5:2 Diet where you eat normally for 5 days a week and eat extremely low calorie meals on the other 2 days. The goal for me is to eat a total of 600 […]

Cooking Tips & Facts

Stop Bananas From Ripening Too Soon

Stop Bananas From Ripening Too Soon

  How To Keep Bananas From Over Ripening In our house there are always bananas on hand for banana pancakes, fruit bowls, smoothies or a topping on cereal and granola. Most likely by the end of the week there are a couple of over ripe, brown bananas no one wants to eat so they just […]

What Is The Difference Between French Bread and Italian Bread

What Is The Difference Between French Bread and Italian Bread

What Is The Difference Between French Bread and Italian Bread? Both Italy and France are countries that specialize in bread making. Sure, when we sit down to eat at a restaurant in the US we are given a bread basket to start off our dinner. But bread is essential to almost every meal in Italy […]

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Kitchen Tools for First Year College Students

August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Kitchen Tools for First Year College Students

What Kitchen Gadgets Should You Bring to Your College Dorm? My oldest daughter is about to head off to college. It is her first year and we are trying to figure out what kitchen items, tools, gadgets she might need to help her transition. It’s been 40 years since I’ve been in college so I’m […]

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In Search of the Perfect Lobster Roll

August 15, 2016 0 Comments
In Search of the Perfect Lobster Roll

My Wife & Daughter’s Pursuit of the Perfect Lobster Roll While Touring New England Colleges Contributing Writer – Meg Jones Last February, we coupled my daughter’s wheelchair basketball tournament in Baltimore with a search for the best lobster roll in the area.  That was pretty successful, and a lot of fun, so we decided to […]

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For Your Consumption Weeks of August 8 and August 15

August 9, 2016 0 Comments
For Your Consumption Weeks of August 8 and August 15

What Are You Reading In Your Local Newspapers? If you like the news articles and topics I’m posting here, be sure to bookmark this page and come back often. I would also appreciate if you can share this page on your social media pages like Facebook and Google Plus. And if you come across a […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Favorite Celebrity Chef Quiz

August 2, 2016 0 Comments
How Well Do You Know Your Favorite Celebrity Chef Quiz

You may know your favority celebrity chef’s favorite cooking ingredients or style of cooking they enjoy most, but how well do you really know your favorite chefs? Here’s a quick quiz to test your knowledge. And please be sure to share the quiz with all of your friends and family on Facebook and Google+.   […]

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For Your Consumption Week of August 1

August 2, 2016 0 Comments
For Your Consumption Week of August 1

8 Secrets of a Chinese Restaurant, Revealed by an Employee –

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For Your Consumption Week of July 25

August 1, 2016 0 Comments
For Your Consumption Week of July 25

What Athletes in the Olympic Village Will Be Eating – Should Colleges Serve Crappy Food on Purpose? – Lime Juice Shortage Leaving Margarita Fans on the Rocks – When Will Food Issues Be on Politicians’ Plates?

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For Your Consumption Week of July 15

July 31, 2016 0 Comments
For Your Consumption Week of July 15

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas – To Get the Most Out of Corn Season – 11 Kitchen Staples That Will Make Your Meals So Much Better – Starbucks to co-develop Italian bakery chain

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For Your Consumption Week of July 7

July 30, 2016 0 Comments
For Your Consumption Week of July 7

What Wine to Drink With Your Burger? – A Washington Bug Lobby – Really? – Higher Costs Bite Chocolate Makers – No One Cooks Anymore

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