Your Cutting Board

In Culinary Fundamentals we are taught to use a rubber mat under our cutting board. This is one of my favorite at home tips that seems like it should have been so obvious and I can’t believe how many years that I was cooking at home with slippery cutting boards. I...

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Mise en Place

Everything in its place. When you set up your mise it is the most satisfying feeling to have everything cut and prepared perfectly in the most appropriate container and lined up in the order that you plan to use it. This is how food establishments keep things...

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Knife Sharpening

A sharp knife is a safe knife. Invest in a sharpening stone, they are not very expensive (mine was $30) and when you realize how dull your knives have gotten you will be so happy you did. Not only are sharp knives safer, but they are also so much more fun. When...

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