kitchen basics

How To Choose A Sheet Pan

Baking sheets and cookie sheets, they are all the same thing. When your stocking your first kitchen, it doesn’t matter much how good it is as long as it does what’s needed. But as you grow in kitchen experience, you’ll find you want something a little better.

Kitchen Basics: Utensils

There are a number of tools you’ll need to mix, stir, flip, turn and move around food, both while cooking and before. These utensils can cover...

Knife set in block.

Kitchen Basics: Knives

A chef’s knife is the all-purpose knife used most in the kitchen. That’s why it’s called a chef’s knife. Notice that the blade is fairly long...

Chicken Stock Great For Home Cooking

Anytime you roast a chicken, or even chicken parts, save all the trimmings, bones and skin. Just put it all in the pot with some cut-up carrots, celery, onions and some herbs with enough water to cover completely to make a terrific stock to use for all sorts of cooking projects.