Good quality kitchen shears are essential in any chefs sharp object arsenal. I have 7 different pairs of shears in my kitchen – all different. Each pair of scissors has a specialty, but can be used in various culinary situations; however, I have narrowed my list to FIVE ESSENTIAL kitchen shears. Top 5 Essential Kitchen
I am lucky, I have been invited to my dad’s house for Thanksgiving, which means, I do not have to prepare the traditional meal. However, I hosted a huge family Thanksgiving several years ago. There is more to it, than just cooking a turkey and few trimmings.. I wanted to give you my 5
It is National Read a Book Day and I am excited because I love books! I read all kinds of books from cookbooks to horror. I refuse to participate in the “digital” book age, preferring to buy all my books in print; and I am not alone 65% of Americans read print books 28% of
As of today, my garden has rendered a great harvest, more than enough for my husband and I. I have been doing research and I am trying several methods to “preserve” my summer harvest. All fruits and vegetables have enzymes and bacteria that can destroy the nutrients, change the color and texture of the food.
Ok, my memory is not what it used to be. Last night, I am grilling chicken breast and could not remember the proper cook temperature – uggg. So, I decided to make a user friendly chart for me and my fellow home cooks. [table id=1 /] The best way to test for doneness is using
To honor National Grilled Cheese Day, I thought I would talk about cheese and the process of making cheese. With over a dozen organic dairy farms making cheese in South Carolina alone, it has become more easily accessible. Specialty and small farm brands can be ordered online. What is cheese? Cheese can be broken down
When deciding what to prepare for dinner, I usually assess what ingredients I have in the kitchen and find a corresponding recipe. I hate anything to go to waste. Although I try to pre-schedule meals and make my shopping list accordingly, at the beginning of the week, somehow a wrench is always thrown in my