Sharing tips, tricks, trials and tribulations in the kitchen to save our most precious commodity…time.
For a very quick tip in rolling out any type of dough, place the dough between two sheets of parchment paper and roll away! No wasted flour, no mess, no fuss, and NO clean-up! I LIKE easy y’all!
PIZZA IN A MINUTE
In a time pinch for dinner but still want fresh and homemade? Make sure you’ve frozen, then thawed, some of your sauce and dough. You can even freeze a packet of sauce, WITH your dough! Stick it in your fridge to thaw before you leave in the morning and dinner can be ready in as little as 20 minutes. Keep a stockpile of fresh cut veggies in the fridge to speed your process even more and offer the little ones healthy after school snacks. Put together a nice salad and voila!
Slice Mozzarella in a Minute!
Chef’s Magic Trick!
An egg slicer works great to slice a ball of (COLD) fresh mozzarella!
Cast Iron Skillet 101
Kitchen Tip for the Week
After several meals of what tasted to be an interesting combination of grease and soap, I quickly realized there is a method to cast iron pans! Seasoning them…and CLEANING them! Here’s some tips and tricks for your cast iron.
How to Clean a Seasoned Cast-Iron Pan
Step 1: Very important—don’t use soap or scouring powder on a seasoned pan. It will destroy the nonstick coating. Instead, sprinkle the pan with kosher salt and scrub it with a paper towel.
Step 2: Rinse the pan clean under hot water. Dry it immediately and thoroughly with paper towels, then apply a thin, even coating of vegetable oil. If you keep your cookware stacked, place a paper towel in the pan to protect its surface.