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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!” […]

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. […]

Cupcakes

Cupcakes

Cupcakes are an adaptable fun treat that makes any occasion special. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Corn

Corn

As much as I love this hand-held summer superstar teamed or grilled, a little effort goes a long way in creating a more substantial summer side. I love cutting corn right off the cob, getting chunky clumps of corn kernels that I then lightly sauté – this brings out a bold sweetness. Sautéing tends to […]

Cooking For Yourself

Cooking For Yourself

In theory, it should make little difference to your health whether you cook for yourself or let someone else do the work. But unless you can afford to hire a private chef to prepare meals exactly to your specifications, letting other people cook for you means losing control over your eating life, the portions as […]

Handheld Pastries

Handheld Pastries

Handheld pastries are fabulous for picnics and beach time. Everyone can dig in without the need for utensils. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved