All Meat All The Time

Kitchen Basics: How to Cook a Perfect……..(Insert Favorite Lean Meat)

I forget how much I owe to my education at Oregon State University’s now-defunct College of Home Economics. (Yes, I went there back when rocks were soft! lol) I still can hear my instructors telling us how to know when to flip a burger on the grill or how to pick the sweetest and juiciest […]

Cipollini Onion Candy!
Cooking & Kitchen Basics

“I’ll Have What SHE’S Having”

Today we’re going to talk about the “O” word. No, not THAT “O” word! lol! Onions! Onions are a versatile vegetable that can stand alone or added to dishes to create an added layer of flavor. Often misunderstood and mistreated, today’s blog will address some of the common questions and give you some handy tips! […]

Pepper, hummus, avocado, & tomato sandwich- yum!
Cooking & Kitchen Basics

A Plethora of Plenty!

Farmers’ Markets, CSA weekly deliveries, our own gardens gone berserk! Even Costco has monster-sized produce.  It is so easy to throw away food without even thinking.  I am as guilty as the next person. Here are some ideas to capture the goodness so you can savor it for later! When cooking your wonderful humanely raised […]

Chicken

“Perfectly Cooked Poultry” or “How I learned to cook the best chicken of my life one easy step from…a life-long bachelor”

There is so much misinformation out there about simple cooking topics, that it isn’t surprising that people are CONFUSED. So today I am going to address a topic I get asked about constantly. Really. In fact, I just got asked AGAIN the other day…HOW do you cook a chicken and how do you know when […]

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