All posts tagged "home feature"

  • Scallops with White Wine Sauce
    How to Use Wine to Make a Sauce

    To Wine or Not to Wine, that is the Question When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do. And fortunately for the modern world, the Romans added wine to their cooking and sauce. The rest of the...

    • Posted May 26, 2019
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  • Peeling and Deveining Shrimp
    Prepping Shrimp for the Barbie

    There’s no reason to be scared of peeling and deveining shrimp. It’s supper easy. Save a few dollars and put it towards more shrimp by doing it yourself. This method, from Sunset Magazine, will show you how easy...

    • Posted May 23, 2019
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  • Grapes for making VerJus
    VerJus – Rediscover an Ancient Secret

    A New Old World Culinary Adventure We’re very excited to introduce you to a product that is new to us but is a very ancient cooking ingredient, VerJus. It was very popular during medieval times and used...

    • Posted May 20, 2019
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  • Paella with Saffron
    The Mystery of Saffron Explained

    A Guide to Saffron Saffron is a spice, but not just any spice – it is in fact the most expensive spice in the world. But what makes it so expensive and how can we use it...

    • Posted May 14, 2019
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  • Hollandaise Sauce with Asparagus and Capers
    A Guide to Capers

    The caper is one of those foods that a majority of people outside Europe have either never heard of or that have no idea what it is. Yet its distinctive flavor can make the difference between an...

    • Posted May 11, 2019
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  • Wine Bottles
    A Guide to Types of Wines for Cooking

    White Wines Dry white wines are best used with poultry, veal, and fish. Beurre Blanc Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Muscadet Reduction Sauces and Pan Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay Poaching, Steaming, Sautéing, Stir-Frying Pouilly Fume Chenin Blanc Pinot Blank...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Making Garlic Paste
    How to Make Garlic Paste

    Please stop buying garlic paste! When it’s as easy as this, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make it yourself.  Like most bulbs (most people mistakenly believe it’s a herb), it’s way better fresh. I would go...

    • Posted April 26, 2019
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  • Which Knife Should You Use?

    Let’s talk knives. Hopefully you’ve made the wise investment in a set of quality knives.  While you can spend less (sometimes considerably less), the difference between a high quality blade and a cheap blade is like night...

    • Posted April 20, 2019
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  • Shop for Verjus Here
    What is Verjus or Verjuice?

    If you’re looking for a delightful, non-alcoholic alternative that adds zest and flavor to your cooking without having to use wine, vinegar or even lemons, you’ll find Verjus, or as it is sometimes called Verjuice, to be...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Olive Oil
    Why We’re Obsessed with Olive Oil

    Olive oils have been used for centuries and I for one have become obsessed with the hunt to find the best tasting extra virgin olive oil to please MY palate. Alas, I have discovered that there is...

    • Posted April 8, 2019
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