Men and Cooking

Men and Cooking

77 % of the chefs in restaurants in the US are men. So why do so many men either hate, avoid or just stink at cooking? To me the reasons are simple – either they just don’t want to learn how to cook or they are intimidated by anything more than simple grilling of steaks.

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The Best Guacamole

This is the best guacamole recipe because it’s simple to make and uses fresh, high quality ingredients. Authentic guacamole doesn’t contain unnecessary ingredients. All you need is avocados, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, garlic and salt. Easy and delicious! A Cooking Secrets for Men special! Pick ripe avocados for the Best GuacamoleRead More…

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito peppers- Shishito peppers are small, slender, and thin-walled. About one out of every ten peppers is spicy. It  will blister and char easily compared with thicker-skinned bell peppers. The hardest part about cooking Shishito peppers is actually finding them in a grocery store. Higher end stores like WholeRead More…

Best Greek Lamb Burgers w/Tzatziki Sauce

Best Greek Lamb Burgers w/Tzatziki Sauce

Best Greek Lamb Burgers – Next time it’s Burger Night, try something different. Like these Greek Lamb Burgers. They are juicy, flavorful and easy to make. The secret is combining aromatics (shallots and garlic) with spices like oregano, paprika and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Add a generous doseRead More…

Hanger vs Skirt Steak when grilling

Hanger vs Skirt Steak when grilling

Hanger vs Skirt Steak – Skirt steak and Hanger steak are tasty, tender and under-utilized cuts of beef. They are two cuts of meat you need to get from your butcher. It is doubtful that it will be in a package in a refrigerated case with the strip steaks andRead More…

My recipe for Cincinnati Chili

My recipe for Cincinnati Chili

Chili is a dish that has literally 100’s of different recipes. They vary by region, ethnicity, chili color, ingredients and intangibles such as what to serve with your favorite type of chili.  There are multiple Chili cook offs in every city every year. Nothing says comfort food in the USRead More…