I recently bought my sister a Hiromoto AS Gyuto. It’s her first Japanese Chef’s Knife and it gave me an idea on sharing knife care tips. Even the highest quality of knives will chip due to improper use. Below is a guide to keep your kitchen knife up to spec. Click the picture for full
Purchasing a standing mixer is one milestone that many home bakers dream of reaching. For those who are lucky enough to own one, they know how great they are. However, based on the infographic from Macy’s, it has great potential than just mix, that is, provided with the right attachments.
The holidays are coming closer and closer, and then they’ll be here before you know it. I found a kitchen cheat sheet at this thing called the Internet and thought I’d share!
Dipping your sushi into the soy sauce rice first? That’s a no-no. Mixing the wasabi into the soy sauce? That’s sushi etiquette faux pas! Hopefully, the infographic below that I found from Daily Infographic clears things up a bit.
I’m sure we’ve eaten bugs a few times in our lives without knowing it. Do you really think nothing crawls into your mouth when you’re sleeping or that your salad is completely void of insect parts? Well, I had my first taste of dried crickets and larvets when I was in Guam back in
There are some fruits and vegetables that should be bought organic, and some that should not, do you know which ones? Well, the Environmental Working Group has done the work for you! The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides ranks pesticide contamination for 53 popular fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of 51,000 tests for pesticides
From pho to spicy tuna rolls, and everything in between, Sriracha sure has gained much press lately, even a high level of respect from gourmands. It’s been around since I can remember, and it’s know to be a staple in every Asian family’s arsenal of sauces. Well, Sriracha, also known as Rooster Sauce, has hit
There you are, at a formal dinner party. You sit down at the table and wonder why there are a drawer’s worth of utensils and plates sitting on the table right in front of you. Panic sinks in as you have no idea what each utensil is used for. You don’t want to look like
So, are you a good tipper? Are you one of those douchebags who under tips or are you one of those who always tip near the realm of 20%? Having worked in the food industry for many years, I can empathize with those who work in food service, especially food servers. I usually tip within
Well, say goodbye to a cultural college icon. The threat of banning Four Loko nationwide has prompted the maker to change it’s formula. This iconic beverage is made up of four main ‘Loko’ ingredients: alcohol, caffeine, taurine, and guarana, and the new formula will remove the latter three. So, I guess those left in the