Category Archive: Basics

The things you should know to get yourself started

Aug 02

Sauté – the workhorse of the stovetop

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When you think of cooking something quickly on the stove, you’re probably thinking of sautéing. The cooking school definition is to cook over high heat in a small amount of fat. It’s an important skill, and one that you’ll use a lot in the kitchen. It’s also really simple as long as you follow a …

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Nov 27

Kitchen Essentials – Cookware

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When it’s time to set up a kitchen for the first time, most of us (myself included) go for a cheap and cheerful cookware set.  It seemed to have enough stuff to get going, and as long as you could make breakfast, or heat some soup, or boil some pasta, it all seemed just hunky …

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