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Precooking Ribs Before Grilling

Precooking Ribs Before Grilling

To make delicious grilled baby back or spare ribs bake them a day or two in advance. Precooking ribs tenderizes the meat and shortens cooking time. Leave them in the refrigerator for a day or two after precooking them and the flavor develops even further. Remove ribs from refrigerator 1 hour before cooking and let […]

Freezing Basil

Freezing Basil

Fresh basil can be dried, but freezing holds the flavor better, and there are two easy methods. 1. Freeze Whole Leaves: Blanch basil leaves in boiling water for two seconds and immediately place in an ice bath. Dry the leaves completely, then place in a freezer-safe container, layered with parchment paper or wax paper, and […]

Organic Farming

Organic Farming

Organic crops, grown without recourse to synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, are credited with miraculous properties by many of their fans. Unfortunately, there is little scientific evidence that they are more nutritious than those produced by conventional means. But their supporters argue that the methods used to raise them bring other benefits, too. And here they […]

Picnics

Picnics

The word picnic was originally a 17th Century French word, picque-nique. Its meaning was similar to today’s meaning: a social gathering where each attendee brings a share of the food. Going on a picnic sounds like a great idea, but it might feel a bit daunting if you haven’t been on one in a long […]

Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

Use simple pizza dough to make smaller individual pies that guests can top themselves or make 2 larger ones for family pizza night.

Hot Sauce

Hot Sauce

Fire things up with popular hot sauces. Whether you’re just starting to heat things up or you’re looking for new options there’s a sauce to spice up any meal. HARISSA This thick North African sauce combines hot peppers with garlic and other seasonings. It’s traditionally served with couscous, but harissa can also add flavor and […]

Strawberry Chocolate Scones

Strawberry Chocolate Scones

Scones are made in one bowl and are practically foolproof, so they’re great for beginners. Use parchment paper to line baking sheets for easy cleanup. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

In Season Strawberries

In Season Strawberries

Juicy berries are bursting with flavor and now is the perfect time to pick them up, whether for snacking or adding to sweet and savory recipes. Make sure to look for bright, shiny strawberries, and skip any that are smashed, shriveled, or moldy. Their color should be deep and even, with no white or green […]

Lighten Up Dinner By Making Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Lighten Up Dinner By Making Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

The perfect combination of chicken Parm and hearty Italian meatballs. Each bite is packed with cheese and satiating protein. Pair with whole grain pasta or zucchini noodles. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Asparagus

Asparagus

If vegetables could speak, asparagus would surely say “spring.” While it’s available all year, nothing compares to the fresh spears that appear each spring. Asparagus is one of the first crops of the season, and after a long winter, when green produce is sparse, seeing the tips peek out of the soil is a welcome […]