Nothing quite embodies the spirit of Halloween like the Jack-o’-Lantern does. Creepy or funny, creative or classic, the carved gourd is more than just simple holiday decor. It’s also a symbol of fall harvest and that winter will soon be amongst us. But did you know, the pumpkin was not the original carved vegetable for this time of year–it was the turnip!
Chile peppers bring both flavor and heat to a variety of dishes, so knowing how to best buy them and store them is ideal. With these simple tips you will get the most out of your chile peppers.
Whether it is tangy yellow peaches or sweet white peaches, you’ll get the most out of your hard earned cash with these tips for buying and storing them.
These tips will make your kale last for up to a week and very very tasty. For example, kale is very sensitive to ethylene, formed naturally from certain other produce, so store it away from those items.
There are quite a few ways to de-stem kale. But most of what I have seen people do wastes a lot of it. And who wants that? Kale is super tasty and super healthy! Let’s get as much of that green leafy goodness off the stalk as possible, and as quickly as we can too, […]
Kale is not only super healthy, it is also super tasty. Well, that is if you pick out the right bunch. Using these quick tips, you can have the freshest and healthiest kale out there. Frist off, always buy organic kale. Last year, kale was added to the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen. The Dirty […]
The flesh of the tomato houses all of that wonderful umami flavor you love. So, knowing how to seed this ubiquitous fruit is very important.
Fresh fennel is good for a lot of things. Everything from curing flatulence to being high in Vitamin C. So storing it properly is important! Fennel can be used in a variety of ways. It is perfect caramelized, on pizza, in a soup, over a salad or braised.
Fennel is not only tasty but high in Vitamin C and fiber. The plant’s bulb can be used in a variety of ways. It is perfect caramelized, on pizza, in a soup, over a salad or braised. Once you learn how to cut it properly, you will be adding fennel to everything!
Fresh fennel is not only tasty but the plant’s bulb is high in Vitamin C and fiber. This video shows you how to pick out the freshest fennel available.
Good produce makes a great meal. In this video I explain how to pick out the best fresh tomatoes whether you are at the farmers market or the grocery store. Fresh tomatoes should be full on flavor and very aromatic. With these quick tips, you will never buy a dull tomato!
Great on burgers, omelettes or just about anything…caramelized onions are one of my favorite things. There are a few tricks to it but once you get it, you cannot stop!
This method of chopping cilantro is very very simple. Too simple, I know. But every time someone new sees me doing it, they are surprised.
Poached eggs are just a glorious thing. They make any meal seem more gourmet, more sexy, and more food porn-y, right? Well, this method will make the perfect poached egg every single time.
Good produce makes a great meal. In this video I explain how to store fresh tomatoes to ensure they are flavorful and last the longest. Using this method, I have had fresh tomatoes stay fresh & tasty for over a week using this method.
Good produce makes a great meal. In this video I explain how to best store fresh berries like raspberries, strawberries and blackberries so they do not mold. Or at least not anytime soon! With this method, the berries should stay fresh and plump for seven days, on average. Up to two weeks for strawberries.
Fresh asparagus, when cooked right, can be a lovely addition to almost any meal. It’s crisp, earthy flavor is undeniably unique and so tasty!
Mangos are tasty but also expensive. Using this quick tip on cutting one, you will get the most bang for your buck.