Easter Brunch Recipes

How to Make Crisp Waffles From Scratch

Jump to recipe 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 […]

Honing vs sharpening

Honing vs Sharpening

Today I hope to dispel a common kitchen myth, a culinary urban legend that misinformed cooks everywhere have taken to heart. Countless times I’ve witnessed cooks – beginners and experts alike – run their knives […]


Candy or deep frying thermometer

Candy or Deep Frying Thermometer

A candy or deep frying thermometer is used to measure temperatures of oils (for deep-frying and pan frying) and hot sugars and caramels (for candy). Instant read or meat thermometers typically measure temperatures up to […]

Quinoa 101

Quinoa 101 | Quinoa, Kale & Apple Salad

Jump to recipe Quinoa 101 – What is Quinoa? Quinoa is a wonderful thing…once you figure out how to pronounce it, so let’s start there. Keen-wah. Keen-wah. Now you try…Perfect! Quinoa is an ancient grain. Nope, despite […]


Make Italian Dressing from Scratch

How to Make Italian Dressing from Scratch

Jump to recipeSalad is a big deal in my kitchen. A BIG deal. I mean HUGE. It’s not unusual for dinner menus at Chez Turner to solely consist of some yummy salad like this, this or this. […]

Cut corn kernels

How to Cut Corn Kernels off the Cob

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 […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Saucce

How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

Jump to recipe Chocolate. Peanut Butter. Heavy cream. Enough said, right? That’s just about all you need to make this decadent chocolate peanut butter sauce. It’s perfect for drizzling — think ice cream or cheesecake […]


Clean Portobello Mushrooms

How to Clean Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are large, round mushrooms known for their dark brown color and meaty texture when cooked. They’re often used as the central ingredient in vegetarian recipes because of their meaty consistency. Cleaning portobellos is […]

How to Make Simple Syrup

How to Make Simple Syrup

Jump to recipe So, you’re at a restaurant. It’s lunch time. You’re hot. You order iced tea. It arrives and you pour a couple of packets of sugar into your tea and stir and stir […]

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