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Exploring the Fine Line Between Sweet and Savory Dishes

Posted on November 30, 2015

If you’ve been to fine dining restaurants recently, you may have been treated to a new trend in cooking; savory oatmeal, sweetened meat dishes, and other plays on the expectations we have between sweet and savory ingredients. More and more, we’re seeing a blurring of the lines in food between the traditional categories of sweet […]

Drinks to Welcome Autumn

Posted on November 30, 2015

  Summer is nearing a close and that means putting away the margaritas and wine spritzers and looking toward other ways to bring the best of the season to the home bar. Mixologists are increasingly following the lead of seasonal food menus from restaurants and adjusting their drinks offerings with seasons and as certain ingredients […]

Autumn is a Perfect Time To Learn How To Bake Bread

Posted on November 30, 2015

  Now that low carb lifestyles seem to have subsided, there has been a resurgence in the popularity of bread, and as a result, the diversity of loaves available even at regular grocery stores has skyrocketed. If you’re in a rush, you shouldn’t feel badly about grabbing that crusty olive boule on the way home, […]

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Slow Cooking 101: How To Use Your Slow Cooker To Cooking Success This Fall

Posted on October 30, 2015

  Slow cookers have a reputation as an appliance where you make huge batches of chili or stew for a tailgate or on a night when you have to take your kids to hockey, but slow cookers can be an invaluable tool for everyday meals, dishes for entertaining and even bread baking. What is a […]

Help Chef Corbin Raise $100 000 for Breast Cancer Research

Posted on October 17, 2015

Chef Corbin is participating in KitchenAid’s Cook for the Cure Culinary Showdown with a fundraising goal of $100,000. In an effort to reach this goal, Chef Corbin has created the 10 Table Challenge. In 3 weeks he hopes to sell 10 tables to raise $100,000. With every purchase of a table, sponsors will receive a partial tax […]

Corn: Late Summer’s Ultimate Ingredient

Posted on September 30, 2015

  If your experience with corn is largely canned niblets or creamed, you have missed out on one of the singular pleasures of summer. Corn on the cob is summer in your hand, but most people simply boil it and finish it with butter. While classics got that way for a reason, it’s time to […]

Preserve Summer Produce with a few Chef Tricks

Posted on August 30, 2015

The best part of summer is the unbelievable variety of local, high quality produce ripe for the taking. When summer’s over, we often feel let down by the limited options. You can extend your produce by getting it at its height and preserving it for future use. Pickling In the last 5 years, pickling has […]

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Capturing Summer’s Bounty in Unusual Ways

Posted on July 30, 2015

  We’ve waited so long for summer to come this year that now it feels like an embarrassment of riches with locally available produce. Berries, stone fruits, asparagus, zucchini, peas and tomatoes are all readily available, beautifully ripe, and at the best price of the season. It’s easy enough to eat fruits and vegetables in […]

Making Your Kitchen Semi-Professional

Posted on April 24, 2015

This post originally appeared on Dine.TO Without a doubt, the number one question I am asked by home cooks is “how do I make my food taste like it does in the restaurant?” It’s a question with many answers, but there are some distinct differences between how food is cooked in a professional kitchen and […]

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