Zap Your Food For Faster Service

A microwave is one of the most useful kitchen appliances you will ever own and well worth both the investment in money and in time, learning how to use it well.

How to Stock a Pantry

A well-stocked pantry can all the difference to coming up with a meal at any time.

What’s That Smell?

In addition to taking a regular inventory of the refrigerator contents and making a note of expiration dates, the next best thing is to use your nose.

More Kitchen Basics

In addition to having something to cook in, you also have to have things to get food into those cooking vessels and move them around.

Kitchen Basics – Part 8: Utensils

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

Is It Still Good?

Okay, bachelors: Here’s a Pop Quiz! You novice cooks can join in, as well. Have you ever ignored those expiration dates on packages? If you answered no, we will likely doubt your veracity. (That means we won’t believe you.) But if you answered yes, congratulations! You are a typical bachelor! Next question. Admit it, you […]

That’s A Knife – Part 3: Care and Feeding

A sharp knife does the work with relatively little effort on your part.

That’s A Knife – Part 2: Hold Me

Whether you buy a knife set or individual knives, take time to examine what you intend to buy.

Now That’s A Knife

Knife skills are important in the kitchen. That means you need to learn how to buy, use and care for them.

Making Time to Cook Worth It

Having time to cook when you’re single is a matter of strategy. If you plan ahead you can eat better without being tied to the kitchen.