Too Many Rules, Not Enough Time

Angelou says we Americans rush around too much. The time spent cooking and eating good food should not be seen as unproductive, but rather a time to nourish more than our bodies.

Pantry Basics: Dry Ingredients

There are certain dry ingredients you need to have in your pantry.

Pantry Basics: Cooking Oils

I maintain that any well stocked kitchen should have three kinds of salt, three kinds of vinegar and three kinds of cooking oil. And now we’re going to look at those oil choices.

Why not a wok?

A traditional wok is heavy and usually has two handles, like a pot. It is shaped like a shallow bowl. But a wok pan has a flat bottom, allowing the cooking surface to be heated evenly on the flat cooktop.

Recipe: Quiche Lorraine

This open pie is made with bacon, onion and cheese. Real men do eat quiche. It can be as fancy or as hearty as you like.

Bachelor Tip: No Special Equipment

Don’t get me wrong, I think a food processor is a great invention. But not all kitchen have them. Not all bachelors can afford them.

Cooking Tip: Using Cooking Oil

Oil should always be added to a hot pan–never a cold one.

Strawberries: Can You Pick The Sweetest?

A sweet, fruity aroma is a much better indicator of what lies beneath the rosy exterior than the rosy exterior itself.

Vegetables For Breakfast

“So I decided it was acceptable for me to incorporate vegetables into my breakfast. I could bake an egg in a tomato shell instead of a ramekin, or top my bagel and cream cheese with roasted eggplant, onion and bell peppers or avocado and tomato. Oh, the possibilities.”

Help set a new record just by cooking

Chef Jamie Oliver is continuing his food revolution by getting people in America to cook and eat healthy. Now he’s out to set a world record.