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The Correct Way to Dice an Onion

Think you know how to dice an onion? If your method takes a time, effort, and tears, you’re doing it wrong. But guess what? There’s a better way! You’re not […]

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Save Tons of Money on Beauty Products and Use Ingredients from Your Fridge Instead

Pain is beauty, or so that horrible adage goes. But these days it seems more like money is beauty. With an endless barrage of expensive beauty products on the market, […]

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The Best Way to Reheat Pizza

Have a box of cold pizza in your fridge from last night, but hate cold pizza? What to do? Sure, the easiest thing would be to throw it in the microwave […]

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How to Accurately Measure a Shot without a Shot Glass

Accurately measuring a shot of alcohol is important. Whether you’re trying to accurately make a cocktail, or even just want to make sure your drink tastes good, you can’t just […]

Coffee Ice Cubes

Coffee Ice Cubes: The Best Way to Drink Iced Coffee

Summer is officially here! But that doesn’t mean work stops. So how do we get that good ol’ jolt of caffeine goodness, but still beat the heat? Ice, ice, baby. […]


How to Make Spaetzle with Paulaner’s Wolfgang Ban (Video)

When it comes to noodles, it’s easy to think you’ve got a pretty good grasp on that whole sitch, right? I mean, you’ve got your ramen, your udon, some rice […]

Grilled Artichokes

How to Make Grilled Artichokes with The Roosevelt Hotel (Video)

At The Roosevelt Hotel class is the name of the game. With glamorous 1920s decor (some original to the 1924 opening of the hotel), swanky bars, and luxury shopping, it’s […]

Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers

How to Make Paleo, Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers (That Don’t Suck)

Chicken fingers are a classic dish loved by the young, the old, and the drunk-at-3am-on-a-Saturday alike. And while no one’s gonna sit here and deny how yummy the greasy, fried, […]

Yogurt Gin Cocktail

Newest Cocktail Ingredient on the Block? Greek Yogurt & It’s Delicious

As great as your classic Manhattan and Gin & Tonic may be, it’s always fun to experiment with new cocktail recipes and ingredients. And, of course, there’s an ever growing […]

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How To Make Perfect Pie Crust

Is making pie crust the last frontier for you? It doesn’t need to be. The truth is, anyone can bake a beautiful pie crust. All it takes is a plan, […]

Saint Patrick's Day Toast

Sláinte! Cheers to St. Patty w/ These Traditional Irish Toasts (& Cocktails)!

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and I’m sure we’re all making plans, stocking up on spirits, and making sure we have an entire outfit comprised of varying shades of kelly […]

Chinese Dumplings

How to Make Dumplings with Chef Brian Tsao

Being from an Italian family, I am, of course, a big fan of ravioli. However, I also love pierogis, samosas, empanadas –basically I’m a big fan of dough stuffed with […]

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Velouté Sauce: The Versatile Stranger

Photo Credit: Bamitbach  Don’t know a Sauce Velouté from a Sauce Mornay? Me neither. So the other day when I was making a soup recipe that called for “a quart […]

Homemade Coconut Milk

Video: How to Make Your Own Coconut Milk w/ Chef Leah Cohen

Coconut milk –not to be confused with coconut water– is a thick, creamy, absolutely delicious liquid made from the grated meat of a coconut. It features heavily in Southeast Asian […]


Marinara Sauce: The Sauce that Shook the World

Marinara sauce is one of the world’s great sauces. And, I would venture to guess, the sauce that’s made the most often, found on the most grocery shelves, and served […]

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How To Make Clarified Butter

What is Clarified Butter? Clarified butter, also known as drawn butter, is butter from which the milk solids have been removed. Milk solids are the white bits that rise to […]

Gluten-free pizza

Video: How to Make Gluten-Free Pizza w/ Bistango NYC

Pizza-obsessed with a gluten allergy? Have no fear; Blessing Schuman-Strange & Jeff Walewski from the Bistango at The Kimberly Hotel are here, with a gluten free pizza crust recipe that’s going to […]

Creme Brulee

Video: How to Make Crème Brûlée

Need a simple, yet impressive dessert to bring to your next holiday party? Our very own Davina Thomasula is showing us how to master the crème brûlée using four simple […]

5 Hidden Gems of Wine

Video: 5 Hidden Gems of Wine w/ Ripe Life Wines’ Mary McAuley

Wine is never out of style – just ask Mary McAuley, the founder of Ripe Life Wines. As a culinary school graduate and a sommelier, Mary is obsessed with entertaining. It was only fitting that […]


Mushrooms’ Beginning and How To Cook Them Properly

Their makeup is 90% water. For the first 3,000 years, no one could figure out how to propagate them, and finding them in the wild took more energy than the […]

Chicken Pot Pie

How to Make Individual Chicken Pot Pies (Video)

Craving cold-weather comfort food? Just in time for Thanksgiving, our very own Davina Thomasula teaches us a thing or two about mastering the chicken pot pie! With winter in full […]

Chocolate Cake

Video: What It Takes to Make Strip House’s 24 Layer Chocolate Cake

In case you need another reason to feast around Thanksgiving, National Cake Day is November 26th! Cake is found at nearly every celebration across the globe, so it’s only fitting […]

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Video: How to Make Pimento Cheese (& 3 Amazing Uses) by Chef Janine Booth of Root & Bone

When we think of Australia, out minds tend to wander to waves, kangaroos, koalas and the outback.  But when it comes to chefs, Curtis Stone may want to step aside. Janine […]

Lavazza Espresso

Video: How to Make the Perfect Espresso w/ Lavazza’s Salvatore Foto

If you’re anything like me, the day doesn’t start until you’ve had coffee. It’s the turbo-charge to my vehicle, and as an ex-expat of Italy, I’m always on the hunt […]