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Everyday Kitchen Utensils

Everyday Kitchen Utensils

You use them everyday you cook (which is why this is called everyday kitchen utensils). Maybe you’re stirring something on the stove or just getting a quick bite out of the microwave. Either way, you probably grab for one of these tools everyday. Whether it […]

Easy Halloween Peanut Butter Ghosts Treats

Easy Halloween Peanut Butter Ghosts Treats

This Halloween is sure to bring out the ghosts and ghouls and get together. Whether at your place or others I’m sure a holiday themed sweet will be welcome. But, Halloween is tomorrow and you don’t have a dessert to bring yet! Well, if that’s […]

Candy Corn Coated Crispy Treats

Candy Corn Coated Crispy Treats

It’s that time of year and while it may be cutting it close, there is no better time to prepare for Halloween goodies this weekend than finding some colorful fun treats! In an effort to branch out and try something new, I began experimenting with […]

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. Its 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 its way into 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 going […]

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 too 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) […]