Thanksgiving Tips · Tips & Short Cuts

Thanksgiving Short Cuts

Splayed Turkey recipe – Although I love the idea of a beautifully browned whole turkey sitting in the middle of the dining table, I have yet to master cooking it that way. Instead, I like to break down the turkey: I braise the legs slowly awhile I roast the breasts. This way, I know everything…… Continue reading Thanksgiving Short Cuts

Tips & Short Cuts

Tips and Short Cuts

Here is a random listing of tips and short cuts I have learned over the years – Use chicken thighs in place of chicken breasts in a recipe. Dark meat chicken has the reputation for being fatty  but it’s really the skin you should not be eating. Boneless thighs are high in healthy monounsaturated fats.…… Continue reading Tips and Short Cuts

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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. Click on "Men and Cooking" to keep reading this.