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Chicken Velvet Soup

Chicken Velvet Soup

Creamy, smooth, simple, and scrumptious. This soup for me is the pinnacle of taste simplicity. From the ingredients alone, you wouldn’t expect much from this soup but it’s so delicious you would be surprised. It’s smoothness and simple goodness pairs well as an appetizer to […]

All About Roux

All About Roux

Roux, it’s a funny little word and an even funnier ingredient or mixture or whatever you want to call it. It’s one of the most important things when you are making soups or sauces. If you have cooked anything like that before (homemade gravy for […]

Chunky Caramel Applesauce

Chunky Caramel Applesauce

Crisp fall mornings with the warm smell of apples wafting through the air is a favorite childhood memory. At least once or twice a year whenever apples were their freshest and cheapest my parents would get a bunch and go make homemade chunky applesauce. Best […]

Crushing on Garlic – All about Garlic Presses

Crushing on Garlic – All about Garlic Presses

To press or not to press? The humble garlic press has found it’s way into a many kitchens as a shortcut to mincing garlic. In school they made a whole lot of hoopla about always dicing your garlic and never using a press. We are […]

Fall Harvest Roasted Veggies

Fall Harvest Roasted Veggies

Click to Jump to Recipe With October starts the fall harvest and with the fall harvest comes some of the year’s best veggies! With this recipe, you’ll get to capitalize on some of the veggies that are hard to get the rest of the year. […]

Making the Cut (Knife Sharpening 101)

Making the Cut (Knife Sharpening 101)

Let’s talk knife sharpening. Keeping your knife sharp is a quintessential skill for any home cook. First thing to know; dull blades are dangerous ones! It’s far to easy to let our blades dull and allow the process of kitchen prep to become all the […]

Knife Anatomy

Knife Anatomy

You’ve probably heard of knives before, maybe even seen them, I’d even say that you might have even (if I may be so bold) held one before?! You’ve also probably noticed all the shapes and sizes knives come in (both inside the kitchen and out) […]

How to Knife

How to Knife

Chopping, slicing, dicing, peeling, and squealing (well hopefully not). That’s the gist of most of the knife skills you’ll need to learn in order to get through most of your cooking tasks. Most people can accomplish these things, but I bet they could accomplish them […]

Better Than Take Out Chicken Fried Rice

Better Than Take Out Chicken Fried Rice

Jump Straight to Recipe I don’t want to sound bold, but boy am I proud of this. I think I’ve actually discovered a chicken fried rice recipe that actually tastes better than takeout! Well, at least compared to the take-out I’ve had. So of course, […]

Simple Salsa

Simple Salsa

Jump Straight to Recipe Salsa sure does come in quite a few varieties lately. Habanero, pineapple, mango, and even apple salsa recipes are all over the place. So many varieties and flavors to experiment with and a lot of them can be amazing. To me though, […]


My Goal

My Goal

My Goal

If you are reading this then hello and welcome to my humble little corner on the internet! I hope to one day see this website filled full of useful tips, delicious recipes and all the knowledge you’d need to be able to not only follow recipes but even create brand new ones!

I love a good explanation with silly analogies followed up with examples that drive the point home clearly. Using those principles as my base, I plan to give easily understandable explanations that anyone can learn and apply! This isn’t just a recipe blog but a learning environment for all things food and feasting related. That includes techniques, tricks, tools, gadgets and of course, recipes.

My goal is to inspire people that can’t cook to try, and those that can and do cook to discover new frontiers in the field of food! I want to learn as much as I’m teaching and have an open discussion with anyone I interact with to share our experiences.

I hope you stick around and feel free to invite anyone you’d like to join in! Thanks for reading!