On Wednesday, Oct. 16, I'm participating in the Fall Food Talks series at Potluck Kitchen Studio, a charming kitchen and classroom space in downtown Anacortes, Wash. We'll start off the evening with a comparative tasting of salt and a quick knife skills demo, then I'll talk about … [Read more...] about Fall Food Talks in Anacortes on Oct. 16th
I keep hearing about "superfoods." What the heck are they and should I care? - Danielle, a reader from Milwaukee Superfood. You may have seen this mysterious moniker planted on grocery store packaging, promising to prevent cancer, heart disease or any number of ailments. … [Read more...] about Reader Q&A: What the heck is a SUPER FOOD?
Adapted from a story by editor Jennifer Armentrout from Fine Cooking, this infused oil can be added to roasted vegetables before cooking or to steamed vegetables afterward. It provides a lovely complement to roasted beets, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, fennel, … [Read more...] about Recipe: Rosemary-Thyme-Lemon Oil
Let’s set the record straight: The Paris-based cooking school has nothing to do with this dish. The specific origins remain a bit of a mystery, but the original (with veal) is likely a cousin in Germany’s schnitzel family, and may have originated in Austria. Taste the ham and … [Read more...] about Chicken Cordon Bleu with Mornay Sauce
Inexpensive and easy, this is arguably the most popular recipe from The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. You can make this dish with a whole cut-up chicken, but it’s well suited to bone-in chicken thighs. This dish pairs nicely with simple green beans. In cold weather, I … [Read more...] about Recipe: Chicken braised in mustard