Easy recipes Fresh ingredients
Shopping list Planned leftovers
Pick your Season; Choose a Menu
or just go to the recipes....
We need the right Tools.
We need a well-stocked Pantry.
We need to understand the Terms and Techniques.
Then we need to know what to do with that knowledge to prepare the food.
Alliums: Onions, leeks, shallots, garlic; how to clean, slice and store
Dairy Products: The difference between Fromage Frais, Fromage Blanc and Greek Yogurt.
Eggs: How to hard boil; how to separate; how to freeze.
Freezing: Herbs, Tomatoes, Zucchini (Courgette), Pumpkin and Winter Squashes.
Cooking Meat: Tips and temperatures to tell if it's done the way you want it.
Substitutions: What to use when you don't have or want whatever....
Miscellaneous: Odds and Ends: Avocado, Asparagus, Mushrooms, Olives, Peppers, Pumpkins, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Soup Bases
Chopping terms: Chopping and cutting terms, as used in the recipes
Barbecue Grills: A primer on barbecue grills, both gas and charcoal, smokers and smoking..
Kitchen Pantry: Stocking a basic pantry makes any meal prep easier, with additions for summer grilling and winter braising.
Kitchen Tools: Having the right tools for the job is essential... Some are just fun to have.
Temperatures: Converts Fahrenheit to Celsius, and gives oven temperature information.
Weights and Volumes: Converts ounces to grams, inches to centimeters, etc. so you can handle any recipe.