TIP OF THE DAY: Top 10 Turkey Cooking Tips

Have you been blasted with turkey tips this season? If not, these tips, adapted from Whole Foods Market, will help you out: 1. PLAN FOR THAWING If you purchase a frozen bird, plan ahead! Depending on its size, the turkey could take half a day to defrost for small for small birds, or multiple days…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Perfect Fish Dinner

We’re big fans of one-pan dinners: protein and veggies baked together in a 13” x 8” sheet pan*. Sheet pan dinners mean you don’t have to worry about coordinating the cooking of sides and main: They all bake together. For people who are timid about cooking fish, baking is as sure-fire as it gets. Here’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cast-Iron Cooking & Beef Bacon Hash

[1] Beef and bacon hash for brunch (photo courtesy Lodge Manufacturing). [2] One of Lodge Manufacturing’s three cookbooks devoted to cast-iron cooking (photo courtesy Lodge Manufacturing). [3] A kitchen’s worth of Lodge cast-iron cookware. Photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma.   One of our family’s favorite Sunday brunch recipes was corned beef hash with poached eggs. Mom always…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Julienne Or Shave Those Veggies!

Give a new perspective to everyday foods with some creative slicing. In these dishes, Chef Jennifer Day of Upper Story By Charlie Palmer in New York City, juliennes the vegetables and serves them either cooked, as with roasted halibut in photo #1; or raw, as with the grilled chicken salad in photo #2. The vegetables,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sansaire Sous Vide Machine

[1] The Sansaire Sous Vide Immersion Circulator. [2] The back and side of the Sansaire, showing the clip that attaches to any pot. Step 1: Attach Sansaire to pot filled with water (photos 1 and 2 courtesy Sansaire. [3] Step 2: Season your food and place it in a cooking bag. [4] Place the bag…
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