How to Make an Egg Wash
Videos

How to Make Egg Wash

As much as I lovelovelove eating pastries, I shy away from making them. You need a delicate hand to get them just right and if I’m being honest, a delicate hand I am not. (Also, […]

Clean Portobello Mushrooms
Techniques

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 Cut a Pomegranate
Techniques

How to Cut a Pomegranate

How to Cut a Pomegranate Pomegranates are like the crabs of the fruit world to me. Let me explain. I don’t want to steam them, smothered in Old Bay (as one does in Maryland) but […]

Cut corn kernels
Tips

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 […]

Peel ginger
Tips

How to Peel Ginger – Grab a Spoon!

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. […]

101

How to Throw a Vegetarian Dinner Party

Once upon a time, vegetarians were relegated to simply eating everything that surrounded the main course on the dinner table, but making a meal out of side dishes doesn’t exactly create a dining experience to […]

How to sauté mushrooms
Recipes

How to Clean & Sauté Mushrooms

Cleaning Mushrooms Cleaning mushrooms can be tricky. Mushrooms are pulled straight from the earth so they’re typically dirty when you bring them home from the grocery store. Dirt aside, rinsing your mushrooms, which are made […]