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Autumn Fruit

Autumn Fruit

The fruit that is available in the autumn isn’t nearly as abundant as the fruit that’s available in the summer, but there are actually some delicious seasonal autumn fruits that you can look forward to eating. Delicious, tasty, and healthy seasonal autumn fruit is also a refreshing alternative to the heavier food we tend to […]

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Turkey is the center of attention at the Thanksgiving table, but the sides are just as important.

101 Simple Cooking Tips

101 Simple Cooking Tips

Tips to make every experience in the kitchen successful! 1. Set up your workspace by gathering clean tools, bowls, and utensils. Make sure to keep a trashcan within reach. 2. To create an egg wash, whisk together a large egg with one tablespoon of water until smooth. Use as a glue to seal pastries, then […]

Slow Cooker Season

Slow Cooker Season

When the weather turns chilly, it’s time to pull out the slow cooker. From hot breakfasts to family dinners and show stopping desserts, using your slow cooker is easy and versatile. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Rules For Better Baking

Rules For Better Baking

Turn out amazing treats with these easy tips and tricks to help you bake your best every time. Measure Flour Accurately Using a measuring cup to scoop directly from the bag can pack in too much flour, leading to dry, dense baked goods. Use the “spoon and sweep” method by gently stirring the flour in […]

Cooking Pasta

Cooking Pasta

There are a few pasta cooking rules that are important to memorize and you’ll have perfect pasta every time. Boil your noodles in well-salted water, save that pasta liquid to make the glossiest pan sauce, do not rinse cooked pasta, and always pass extra grated parmesan cheese at the table. “Work With What You Got!” […]

Autumn

Autumn

The fall season is a mixture of hot and cool, leaves changing and schedules becoming more structured. Whether you’re watching your child’s soccer game, taking a long weekend drive through winding roads saturated with fresh foliage or baking up the bounty of the season – take a moment to enjoy every phase the season has […]

Kombucha

Kombucha

Kombucha is a tart, fizzy, fermented beverage made of sweetened tea and a specific culture known as a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). It has been around for thousands of years. Kombucha’s probiotic content is what has everyone’s attention. The fermentation process also creates some vitamins, including vitamin C and certain B vitamins, […]

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Mushrooms should be evenly colored, feel firm and plump, and have a fresh, earthy smell. Avoid any mushrooms that are bruised or broken. Keep packaged mushrooms in their original wrapping until ready to use. Store loose mushrooms in a paper (NOT plastic) bag to allow air to circulate. Mushrooms trap dirt, so a good cleaning […]

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

Healthy snacks give your family the energy and nutrients they need throughout the day. As you plan snacks, think of them as “mini meals” that include two of the four food groups. Try these simple nutritious snack ideas: 1. Whole grain crackers with a cheese stick 2. Fresh cut fruit with a yogurt dip 3. […]