Learn how to toast pecans in the microwave along with other types of nuts, seeds (like sunflower and pumpkin seed), raw old-fashioned oatmeal, and coconut. You’ll be amazed at how fast and easy it is.
Kitchen secrets are hacks and tricks I've found to make life in the kitchen simpler, more efficient and more delicious. I hope you find them helpful.
Do you know the secret to choosing avocados without bruises, especially from a discount grocery store?
A cautionary tale about why you should not clean your extremely dirty oven racks without safety glasses.
All the reasons I love my Matfer strainer and ideas for all the ways you can use it.
I list my five favorite Mason glass jars as well as some I don’t like along with the reasons why. Also includes a discussion of lids.
10 Inexpensive Small Kitchen Gadgets from a Restaurant Supply is a list of my favorite kitchen tools under $10 for a Christmas stocking.
Tips and pictures of 7 reasons to use exam gloves in your kitchen.
Use your microwave to brown butter without all the watching and waiting. Then use it in this tasty brown butter frosting for cookies, scones and cakes.
This Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo includes instructions for making roux in the microwave.