7. Covering your knife in lemon juice before cutting How is it supposed to work?: The lemon juice -- a powerful, natural
I get pretty excited about new vegetable varieties.
Here are a few simple tricks that will add complexity and depth of flavor to any dish.
From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: If You Are Against Animal Abuse, You Should Also Be Against Vegetable Abuse
As the chef at a restaurant that prides itself in sustainable seafood, artisan meats, and even game, I often find myself questioning the overuse of animal products. Too often, chefs use ingredients like bacon or meat stocks as crutches.
All the skills you need to get your tomatoes ready for cooking (or eating).
There's never been a better time to eat your vegetables.
Bringing the farm stand to you.
I can't say enough about the miraculous nature of nonstarchy vegetables. They contain micronutrients that work with macronutrients to rebuild and repair your body on a cellular level. The problem is cooking and then all the chewing involved in eating the ideal 12 servings a day.
Onion chopping is one of two things that consistently makes me cry. (The other is "Friday Night Lights.")
Crispy, crunchy and addictive, it will be nearly impossible to eat just one of these Kale Chips with Black Roasted Sesame Seeds. If you've never tried kale chips before, you are missing out.
I made these curry-spiced parsnip and sweet potato fries on a whim one chilly afternoon.
Step 4: Realize the recipe has too many steps and is way too difficult for someone who only has one Sponge Bob (i.e., 22 minutes) to make the
insane adorable heart potatoes and the rest of breakfast.
Allow us to introduce you to our other favorite part of the celery plant: celeriac.
Allow us to introduce you to our other favorite part of the celery plant: the root.
In the kitchen, you can certainly replace parsnips for carrots in many recipes for a milder, more subtle result. For roasting and mashing, however, parsnips are interchangeable with root vegetables from the Brassica family like turnips and rutabagas. But enough about substitution -- it's the parsnip's turn to shine.
It's not as hard as it sounds, we promise.
We've all been there. You start to cook. Then you freak out.
Broccoli and cauliflower are vegetables that are easy to malign when cooked poorly.
Just please, whatever you do, hold the Tofurkey.
To the uninitiated, spiciness is binary: just hot or mild.