How to Make Crisp Waffles

Make Crisp Waffles

Oh, waffles. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. 1. I love all your nooks and crannies, perfect for cradling fruit and syrup and whipped cream. 2. I love that I can whip up a batch and freeze them for a speedy breakfast (or lunch or dinner or snack). 3. I Hungry for more?

How to Cut Corn Kernels Off the Cob

Cut corn kernels

These last days of August might send everyone into back-to-school mode – including my peeps – but the calendar and the farm markets are still all summer. All the time. Yes, apples are starting to peep their way into our (reusable) shopping bags but our bae, corn, is still giving us plenty of good Hungry for more?

Stir-Fry Tips & Cashew Chicken

Stir Fry Tips

Stir-fry is king queen in my kitchen, especially on busy week nights when dinner often takes second (or third) place behind work and homework and after school activities (and exhaustion). They’re quick and a great way to make the most of whatever’s hanging out in your fridge or pantry. You can mix up your Hungry for more?

How to Cut a Mango

How to cut a mango

How to Cut a Mango One of the things I love about working as a personal chef is that no two days are alike. One day I’m preparing a dinner party for a dozen diners, the next I’m dicing 500 mangoes to hand out as snacks to marathon runners. Yes, you read that correctly. Hungry for more?

How to Peel Ginger

Peel ginger

Peeling fresh ginger can be tricky. Ginger’s firm, yellow flesh, where all the flavor lives, is covered with a paper-thin, tan skin that should be removed before using. the trouble with ginger is its shape. It’s odd and finger-like with an uneven, bumpy surface. A vegetable peeler will work, but you’ll likely have trouble maneuvering Hungry for more?

How to Chop an Onion

How to Chop an Onion

I’m taking it back to basics with this step-by-step video on how to chop an onion. Watch and learn. Knife Skills = Life Skills! Check out more of our videos on our YouTube channel.

Fresh Herbs vs Dried Herbs & Orange Tarragon Chicken Salad

So, about those grilled boneless, skinless chicken breasts. You know, the ones I taught you how to season and grill to perfection earlier this week. Yes, they’re awesome on their own. Seriously, a quick dip in my yummy marinade and bland and boring are out the door. Hello, deliciousness! Deliciousness you can use in Hungry for more?

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