Omelets 101

brown omelets do not pass go. No, your omelet should not have any brown on it. I can’t tell you how many cooks serve brown omelets. It’s maddening. The secret to a perfectly cooked omelet is all about controlling your temperature, using the right pan, balancing your ingredients, and having confidence in your flip. First […]

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Posted on February 16th, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Burgers 101

The burger…the all American classic. What makes a great burger GREAT and a not so awesome burger, well, not so awesome? Choosing the right protein, cooking it right and topping it off correctly are the key elements for the best burger ever. 80/20? I seriously have to work with fractions?!? How many times do you […]

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Posted on January 14th, 2016 at 10:52 am

Chili 101

1. Choose the right pot. Ditch the flimsy pan and go with something sturdy. Cast iron is perfect for chili—it distributes heat evenly . You need something wide enough to sear meat, but tall enough to take all the other components For a normal crowd, I would go with a 5.5 qt cast iron pot […]

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Posted on November 19th, 2015 at 8:50 am

I’ll have the berry plate, without the salmonella please…

There have been tons of recalls in the last few years. Remember the e.coli breakout with spinach? Or how about the most recent e.coli scare with Chipotle? With food safety issues constantly in the news, it’s no wonder you guys are worried about the health of you and your families. But the solution is actually […]

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Posted on June 11th, 2015 at 3:00 pm