Don’t Let Cooking Challenges Keep You from the Kitchen
While cooking, have you ever had a simple, yet important, question pop into your head but didn’t know who to ask to find the answer? We know the feeling. That’s why two of our expert chefs, Chef Tim Zintz and Chef Jason Lewis, got together to share their pro tips and secrets to common cooking challenges.
How to Cut an Onion Without Crying
Onions are a flavorful addition to so many recipes. But when the tears start rolling, it can be tough powering through. That’s why our chefs have some tricks to make the whole process better. One tip: Put onions in the fridge to keep them cold. Chilled onions release fewer of the chemicals that make you cry.
Why Food Always Sticks to the Pan
We know the frustrations of trying a new dish or cooking up an old favorite only for it to stick to the pan! Lucky for you, our wonderful chefs have the solution you need to keep your food on your plate and not your pan. One tip: If you’re using a cast iron pan, make sure your pan is seasoned properly and you wait until it’s hot before adding your food.
How to Cut Veggies Safely and Evenly
Slicing and dicing vegetables is easier said than done, but these tricks will have you chopping hard vegetables like a pro. Make sure you are working on a flat surface to keep veggies from rolling away while you are cutting them. One tip: Keep your vegetables in their place by trimming off any round edges before chopping.
Note: Since everyone’s health history and nutritional needs are so different, please make sure that you talk with your doctor and a registered dietitian to get advice about the diet and exercise plan that‘s right for you.