The Blue Zones Kitchen

The Blue Zones Kitchen

The Blue Zones Kitchen 100 Recipes to Live to 100 by Dan Buettner The Blue Zones Kitchen is a cookbook that stems from the research done for National Geographic regarding the five areas in the world where people live the longest, which the researchers refer to as Blue...
Your Cutting Board

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 use...
Mise en Place

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 running...
Knife Sharpening

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 your...