Look, it’s January. We may have turned the page to the new year, but the pandemic isn’t done with us yet and some of us may need some good old-fashioned comfort food before this is over. So, let’s start with the most basic.… Keep reading...
Knife skills are important for every cook and this step-by-step photo tutorial illustrates how to slice an onion. With a little practice slicing onions becomes a quick chore and eliminates the temptation of the expensive pre-sliced onions in the produce department.… Keep reading...
Dear Home-ec 101,
I hate cooking. I make a bloody mess (literally!) everytime I have to do anything involving onions. Can you help?
~Stubby in St. Petersburg
Dicing onions shouldn’t make you cry, in pain that is.
First peel off the papery layers, this is easier if you cut off the root end, although some say this releases more of the chemical that burns the eyes.… Keep reading...