Cooking Tips

Hone Your Chops: The Chef’s Guide to Knives (Infographic)

With all the books and blogs dedicated to the art of food, most focus exclusively on recipes. B..

How to Choose a Cast Iron Skillet

We're huge fans of cast iron skillets. These can truly be a buy it for life type item. A good c..

11 Popular Fast Foods You’ll Never Have To Buy Again

Doctors and dietitians warn us incessantly about the risks in eating fast food. But in spite of..

How To Make Your Own Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha sauce, a spicy Thai-style hot chili sauce is so hot the city of Irwindale, California ..

15 Outrageously Delicious Crock Pot Recipes

Slow cookers or Crock Pots have been around since the 1970s and achieved popularity because wom..

2016 Chef Spotlight: Patricia Quintana of Lucila’s Restaurant in Mazatlan, Mexico

Chef Patricia Quintana is the consulting chef for Lucila's Restaurant, located on ground floor ..

Chef Fall Recipes: Diana Stobo’s Vegetable Pad Thai with Grilled Prawns

Diana Stobo is the CEO and founder of The Retreat in Costa Rica. She is also the is award-winni..

2016 Chef Spotlight: Paul Deangelis of Lobster Roll Restaurant in Amagansett, New York

The Lobster Roll Restaurant, also known as "Lunch," is a nostalgic beach shack, serving lunch a..

Chef Summer Recipes: Mya Zeronis’ No-Bake Healthy Brownies

Mya Zeronis is a chef who weighs 98 pounds. She's currently riding her bicycle from coast to co..

2016 Chef Spotlight: Stephanie Bell of Dinners at Your Leisure in Katy, Texas

Dinners at Your Leisure is a personal chef service in Katy, Texas that prepares restaurant qual..

2016 Chef Spotlight: Chassis Hawkins-Younger of Foodtellect Personal Chef Service

With her passion for food and cooking for others, Chef Chassis Hawkins-Younger was able to esta..

Chef Summer Recipes: Paul Nagan’s Smoked Bison Back Ribs with Root Beer BBQ Glaze

Chef Paul Nagan is the executive chef of range restaurant in Denver, Colorado. He graduated wi..

Chef Summer Recipes: Stephen Wambach’s Prawn Palermo

Chef Stephen Wambach joined Formento's, a B. Hospitality Co. establishment, as an executive che..

Chef Summer Recipes: Prasad Chirnomula’s Sultana Chat

You'll definitely know that your taste buds are in the hands of an artist when you taste Chef P..

Chef Summer Recipes: Victor Boroda’s Albacore Tuna Crudo

Chef Victor Boroda is the executive chef of Esterel, a beautiful and upscale French-Mediter..

Chef Summer Recipes: Alexa Lemley’s Award-Winning Macaroni and Cheese

240sweet and Artisan Foodworks Executive Chef Alexa Lemley grew up working in her parents'..

Chef Summer Recipes: Mario Gentile’s Champagne Dressing

Chef Mario Gentile is the executive chef of Adoro Lei in New York. He was able to hone his k..

Chef Summer Recipes: John Ford’s Southern Pot Roast

Chef John Ford is the head chef at Cameron Bar and Grill, where he serves a recognizable, yet d..

Chef Spotlight: Sammy Davis of Sammoe Fud

We had the chance to interview Celebrity Chef Sammy Davis. You may know him from his appearanc..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Ethan Kostbar’s Pineapple Upside Down Pancake

Moderne Barn's Executive Chef Ethan Kostbar was raised in Israel and did quite a bit of travel ..

14 Outrageous Ways To Make Coffee

In the fifties and sixties, the primary method used to brew coffee was with a coffee percolator..

Do You Find These 3-D Printed Foods Appealing?

Although 3-D food printing technology is still in its infancy, two consumer products are expect..

Chef’s Winter Recipes: Sara Thomas’ Sweet Potato Cake and Ice Cream

Chef Sara Thomas earned her Associates Degree in Pastry Arts from Pennsylvania Culinary in Pitt..

Chef’s Winter Recipes: Eiji Okamura’s Halibut and Langoustine

Chef Eiji Okamura initially joined the Palace Hotel Tokyo team in 1995 when he was just 20 year..

No Knead Bread Baking Method

As anyone who has baked bread knows, kneading the dough is the most time consuming part of the ..

10 Vegetables and Herbs You Can Eat And Regrow In Your Kitchen

Some herbs and vegetables such as garlic, onions, and lettuce, are such basic ingredients in di..

Fall Recipe: Greg Ford’s Bayou Cioppino

Initially intended as a gift to his newly wed son, Greg Ford's collection of his own recipes an..

Perfect Bacon-Cornbread Stuffing for Thanksgiving

For this week's featured barbecue and grilling recipe, I wanted to highlight a recipe that I in..

How Many Knives Do You Really Need In The Kitchen?

If you were contemplating buying a new set of kitchen knives but find yourself low on funds, yo..

One of The Most Important Food People You Don’t Know

Besides being fun and easygoing, one of the pleasures of working with FriendsEAT co-founders Bl..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Oscar del Rivero’s Cactus Salad With Portobello Mushroom

I was so excited when Chef Oscar del Rivero offered his Cactus salad recipe. Cactus is not us..

6 Stunning CDC Revelations About Restaurant Food

Forty-eight million people become ill and 3,000 die each year in the United States because of f..

Chef’s Fall Recipes: Scott Crawford’s Malted Parsnip Soup, Butter Poached Lobster, Tangerine, Vanilla

You know you've got something special when you've received three James Beard nominations, inclu..

Fall Recipes: Burger DeLuxe’s French Onion Burger

Just 20 miles west of Manhattan, you can find Burger Deluxe, a New Jersey family-friendly resta..

Chef’s Fall Recipes: Rodrigo Bueno’s Mexican-Style Rib Eye Huaraches

Born and raised in Mexico City, Chef Rodrigo Bueno gained an appreciation for cooking early in ..

Winter Recipes: Helen and Lisa Tse’s Healthy Fish Soup

Helen and Lisa Tse are not only biological sisters, but also twins when it comes to entrepreneu..

Big Mac Recipe

The McDonald's website touts the Big Mac as "A double layer of sear-sizzled 100% pure beef ming..

Summer Recipes: Helen and Lisa Tse’s Chicken Fried Rice

Sweet Mandarin won Gordon Ramsay's Best Local Chinese restaurant on Channel 4's The F Word, bea..

Summer Recipes: Lisa Lillien’s Sweet Spiced Apples

Lisa Lillien, also known as "Hungry Girl", is a New York Times best-selling author and the crea..

5 Unbelievably Vegan Foods

Living off a strict vegetarian diet is no rocket science to most vegans. But for those who have..

Summer Recipes: Chad Bowser’s Sweet Smoked Lime Jalapeno Chicken Wings

The Easy Bake Oven inspired the love of cooking in many of us during our childhood. Katch Exec..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Chef Austin Perkins’ Goat Meatballs

Growing up in the West Marin Coast inculcated a love of fresh farm produce in Petaluma native, ..

Summer Recipes: Terry Walters’ Pumpkin Spice Muffins

If you are looking to make a change in lifestyle, to eat healthier, locally, and more humanely,..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Ken Arneson’s BBQ Chicken Salad

Kenneth Arneson ("Chef Ken") is a fourth generation Chef whose career started when aprenticed u..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Terry Walters’ Jícama Strawberry Guacamole

Going vegan (or vegetarian) does not have to suck. If you're thinking of making that lifestyl..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Scott Crawford’s Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut & Malt

Pennsylvania native, Scott Crawford heads the kitchen as executive chef at Herons restaurant at..

Chef’s Spring Recipes: Stuart O’Keeffe’s Ultimate Beef Stew

This handsome Irish import, Chef Stuart O'Keeffe, has been receiving recognition internationall..

Spring Recipes: Amy Riolo’s Egyptian Sesame Challah

Amy Riolo is an award-winning author, chef, host of Culture of Cuisine cooking show, and a Medi..

Is The Luxury of Copper Cookware Worth The Extra Price?

When someone is in the market for cookware in the form of pots and pans, they initially focus o..