Tipsy Tuesday!

Happy Tipsy Tuesday! When someone finds out that I went to culinary school one of the first things they are interested in are knife skills. The good news, they are really simple techniques. The bad news, just like any other skill, you have to practice! I went through pounds of potatoes to pass my knife…

Tipsy Tuesday!

If you enjoy new recipes and tend to follow them to the T, this may not work for you. Especially in baking, since accurate measurements are key! Most savory recipes are written with a general flavor profile that can be tweaked to your taste. In other words, a tad bit more or a tad bit…

Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni   So just what is a bouquet garni? Traditionally, in French cookery, it is a bundle of fresh thyme, bay leaf, parsley (stems usually since the leaves can discolor your dish), and peppercorns enclosed and tied inside of a leek leaf. It is mostly used for soups and stews. You can also use…

Happy Tipsy Tuesday!

Happy Tipsy Tuesday!   Let’s talk about mineral oil. This multi-purposeful product is odorless, colorless and easily found at your local grocer or pharmacy. It can be used in the same ways that you would use baby oil or WD40 at a fraction of the cost. Today, I want to share my thoughts on cutting…

TIPSY TUESDAY!

  The Gadget Drawer   We all have one right? That drawer full of kitchen utensils that are a must have but impossible to find when you need a particular one.   I’ve noticed a trend in recent years. Multi-colored utensils have been popping up everywhere! I resisted, for a while. Who needs colors in…