Essential Flavor Builders

Essential Flavor Builders

The best way to be a good cook is not to worry about being a perfect cook. Give up on perfection, or at least any ideas you may have that perfection is a fixed thing against which you must measure everything you do. Nothing we cook will look will look exactly the same as a […]

For Perfectly Hard-Boiled Eggs

For Perfectly Hard-Boiled Eggs

Place room temperature eggs in a single layer in a saucepan and add enough cold water to cover by 1 inch. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon salt to the water to help prevent the shells from cracking and the whites from running should the shells crack. Bring the water to a boil over […]

Cooking Vegetables

Cooking Vegetables

Sometimes, the best way to cook fresh produce is the simplest way of all. For roasting vegetables, put them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with olive oil and a bit of kosher salt, and cook in a hot oven until tender, turn once or twice. For steaming vegetables, put a small amount of water in […]

Grilling Fish

Grilling Fish

Grilling season is upon us and many want to grill fish, but have questions on the best way to do it. Here are some easy tips to help you get the most out of your fish grilling experience. Ask Your Fishmonger. Fishmongers are knowledgeable and can recommend the best fish for dinner. They will clean […]

The Iconic Red Phone Box

The Iconic Red Phone Box

These original red phone boxes first appeared on British streets in 1926, but since the 1980s they have become obsolete and many have made their way to the junkyard. These days, however, the iconic red phone box has made a comeback and can been seen in cities and villages around England. Many have been renovated […]

Jam Time

Jam Time

It’s Time For Jam Making Here At Tiny New York Kitchen. First Up Is Strawberry Lime Jam. Sweet, fresh strawberries get a little kick from lime and a touch of salt, for a vibrant, fresh tasting jam. Put it to use on crumpets, toast, or spoon over yogurt. It makes a beautiful homemade gift as […]

Baking Brownies

Baking Brownies

Sometimes I Just Get In An Uncontrollable Baking Mood. Baking Brownies Is One Of My Favorite Things To Do.

Spring

Spring

It’s that magical time of year when Mother Nature reinvents herself. I love watching everything come to life after a long winter. Spring is also the time when people take a look at their homes and decide to tackle long delayed projects. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the inside of your home bloom along […]

How To Roast Chicken

How To Roast Chicken

Pulling a tender, juicy roast chicken with crisp, golden brown skin out of the oven is so rewarding. For a simple side, roast a pan of in-season produce like spring onions, ramps, new potatoes or carrots during the last 20 minutes of cooking. INGREDIENTS 1 Whole Chicken (4 Pound) 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon […]

Cast Iron Pans

Cast Iron Pans

Chefs love cast iron’s durability and its ability to evenly retain heat. What’s old is new again. Cast iron comes in all sizes from pans that hold a single fried egg to 20-inch giants that weigh 25 pounds and take up two burners. You can pick up a cast iron pan for $25 to $300. […]