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How to Dredge Chicken

chicken fillet on chopping board with herbs

Dredging may be a basic cooking technique, but done right, it will give your chicken a satisfyingly crispy coating while keeping it moist on the inside. Here’s a quick guide on how to dredge chicken. How to Dredge Chicken To dredge meat is to coat it lightly with a dry ingredient. You can dredge chicken … Read more

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Not Taste so Bad

vinegar with apples

Research shows that Apple Cider Vinegar aids with weight loss and helps regulate blood sugar. Some studies also suggest that it may improve heart health. But for many, the health benefits it offers aren’t worth the awful taste it leaves in the mouth.  Luckily, there are ways to mask the characteristic sour taste of vinegar, … Read more

How to Make a Mortar and Pestle

Mortar and pestle on white cloth

Using a mortar and pestle is an excellent way to make food richer and more flavorful by pounding ingredients like garlic to lush pastes and grinding spices to evoke deep-seated flavors.  And you don’t have to buy one to own one.  Here’s a guide to help you learn how to make a mortar and pestle … Read more

How to Cook Fish so It Doesn’t Taste Fishy

fresh uncooked fish

Fish tastes bad – and if you’re reading this, you or someone you’re cooking for knows that for a fact. But there are ways to make fish taste better by getting rid of its characteristic pungent taste. I’ve highlighted the best cooking techniques on the internet so you can learn how to cook fish so … Read more

How to Start Liking Fish

fish plate with vegetables

Regardless of if you never ate fish as a child or never really liked it, it’s great that you’re considering adding fish to your diet. Eating fish has a ton of health benefits! But that begs the question: how to start liking fish? Here’s a guide to help acquire a taste for fish. How to … Read more

How to Plate Food

chicken vegetable plate

Studies prove that plating food right makes people want to pay for it. While not all of us are trained, it’s not very difficult to learn to plate well enough to make our meals more appetizing. In this post, you will learn how to plate food like a chef. How to Plate Food Plating food … Read more

How to Dredge Fish

Fried fish

The perfect dredging can produce a delicious payoff – fried fish that is crisp on the outside and tender and flavorful on the inside. To dredge a fish means to coat it with a dry ingredient lightly. How to Dredge Fish Fish is usually dredged in flour before being dipped in egg wash and finished … Read more

How to Make Fish Taste Good

Fresh fish about to be cooked

The strong taste and the pungent smell of fish can be off-putting. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about if you’re reading this. Luckily, there are many ways to mellow down the flavor and aroma of fish. In this short guide, I’ve outlined how to make fish taste good, whether you’re cooking it for … Read more

How To Use A Sharpening Stone

Used knife on top of a sharpening stone

This likely isn’t the first time you’ll be hearing of this: a dull knife is far more dangerous to use than a sharp one. You will need to apply more pressure to use a dull knife, increasing the risk of it slipping and cutting you.  How To Use A Sharpening Stone Here’s a quick guide … Read more

Butternut Squash Puree Recipe

Prepared butternut squash puree recipe with braised meat on a plate

One of my favorite potato alternatives is butternut squash. It is lighter than a potato and less sweet than a sweet potato or yam. Luckily, even though they are a fall vegetable, it is pretty easy to find butternut squash all year round.  What is a Butternut Squash Puree? Butternut squash puree is made from … Read more