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On April 9th I was celebrity guest chef at “An Evening Uncorked” to benefit Rhode Island PBS.

On Saturday, April 9th from 
7 to 10 pm I was the celebrity guest chef for “An Evening Uncorked,” the 15th anniversary celebration of great food and fine wine benefitting Rhode Island PBS. I will be on hand for photos and cookbook signing; hope you will stop by and say “hello.” The event will be…

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My 2016 Chantal Book Tour Schedule

My  Book Tour celebrating the March 8th release of “Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101: How to Make Everything Taste Better” and sponsored by Chantal Cookware began in April. For the next six to eight months, I will be teaching classes featuring recipes from the book at cooking schools and cookwares stores…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations: The Ultimate Drink Enhancer – Flavored Ice Cubes

You can freeze anything in an ice cube tray and then float it in a drink. Fruit is an excellent candidate, any kind, pureed and strained (optional – I don’t mind seeds) will make a lovely addition to a summer drink. Or herbal or regular tea. They can be added…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Don't throw out that leftover coffee, freeze it.

After my morning cup (well, cups) of coffee all I want on a hot summer afternoon is iced coffee and what better way to ice it then with coffee ice cubes – double whammy!   or you can take it even further and throw the cubes into a blender with…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Oversalted it? There is one solution.

I’m sure it’s happened to you – you forgot to taste one more time and added more salt anyway and then realized that suddenly your stew/soup/sauce was so salty it was inedible.     For years I thought the answer was to add one of these three starchy foods:  …

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Tomatoes Need Salt

There is absolutely nothing better in the summer than a ripe tomato. We have a garden in the back field of my parents old farmhouse and some years I can’t keep up with the crop: Even though this kind of harvest makes me feel slightly like Lucy trying to wrap…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Mise En Place is a Waste of Time for the Home Cook.

I take my life into my own hands by saying this. I’m sure all my chef instructors from my alma mater, the Culinary Institute of America, will want to shoot me at dawn. But here is what I have discovered from cooking dinner at home 5 or 6 nights a…

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Sara Kitchen Revelations – Fresh Corn: Cook It, Chill It, or Lose It

I bet many of you, like me today, are picking up corn at the farm stand or farmer’s market, which is a good thing, because corn close to the source (as opposed to trucked miles from the farm) is fresher. But there is a problem with corn – the second…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Small People Need Big Knives

This is not about my Napoleon complex. I really mean it -we little people work better with a bigger knife. Actually, mostly, big people chop more efficiently with a bigger knife too.  Why? Well, Here are two chef’s knives, side by side, an 8-inch and a 10-inch: The 10-inch knife…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – You can bake a cake at 10,000 feet

I am not much of a baker but I certainly would not bother at all if I lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico or McCall Idaho, that is unless I owned this book: It is written by one of my most trusted baking experts, Susan Purdy, who spent years testing…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – The Secret Ingredient to Juicy Tender Chicken

Southerners always soak their chicken in buttermilk before dipping it in flour and deep frying it – that is what I learned on my live call in show on the food network. I thought it was a just a Southern thing, I didn’t realize it was a science thing. I…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations: Milk is the Great Deodorizer

Love fish but wish it didn’t smell quite so fishy? And how about gamey venison or livery calves liver? How do you turn that assertive aroma and taste down a tiny notch? Soak that strong tasting ingredient in milk! I learned this years ago when I worked at a 3 star…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Watch out Beluga, there are some new caviars in town

Last Thursday I had a spectacular dish at INK in LA – Burrata with trout roe, garlic flowers, kataifi and much more Who says that cheese and fish don’t go together? But meanwhile, this trout roe reminded me how many new choices there are in the market in the fish…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – Raw Beets are Very Tasty

When I was grating my beets for a quick saute for The Husband I happened to taste a little bit of the shredded beets in the raw state shredded gold and red beet salad   and discovered that they had a very fresh, mild beet flavor with a lovely crunch.…

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Sara's Kitchen's Revelations – You Can Cook Beets in 3 Minutes

The Husband loves beets. Me, not so much. I think they taste like dirt. They take forever to cook – 45 minutes to boil or to steam, and if you steam them you have to keep adding water.  They take a whopping 1 1/2 hours to roast, which is the…

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Sara's Kitchen Revelations – That artichoke stem is edible!

It is not only edible but also dense and tasty just like the artichoke heart. Last night I was preparing some monster artichokes for my son Sam’s birthday chez us, when I decided to get out the camera and film the process of trimming the stems. I actually learned this…

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Kitchen Revelations: Greek Wines Taste Good

The first time I ever got drunk I was fifteen. I was on spring break with my mother and sister and we were sitting on the dock of the bay in Athens Greece. There was quite an interesting assemblage of people sitting around the table put together by my mother…

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Kitchen Revelations – Don't throw out that rotisserie chicken carcass!

When I was a few years out of cooking school I went to France to do a 3 month apprenticeship at a 1 star restaurant in Chartres France. I certainly expanded my cooking knowledge but most of all I learned how to be thrifty. The French (and most Europeans, and…

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Kitchen Revelations: my favorite pans

When I went on book tour in 2010 with my most recent book, “Sara Moulton’s Everday Family Dinners,” my sponsor was this elegant little cookware company called Chantal. They were relaunching a line called Chantal Copper Fusion, ” and wanted me to use it for my demos on the road.…

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Kitchen Revelations – My new blog starting today

I just started taking a blog writing class by Steven Shaw at the International Culinary Center (formally, the French Culinary Institute) – I was going to sit in on the first class to see what it was all about because I might be teaching another media class at the school,…

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Julia Child, A Legacy of Teaching the Joy of Food

I was recently interviewed by Michele Kayal of the Associated Press for an article honoring the memory of Julia Child on her 100th Birthday. You can read the story on salon.com right here.

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Check out my interview in LSA Magazine

 I was recently interviewed for an article in the latest edition of LSA Magazine, the Alumni Publication of my alma mater, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan.  You can read the article, Dinner With Sara, at LSA.  Here are the featured recipes: Roasted…

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Hope you'll catch me on the Heritage Radio Network!

I recently had the opportunity to appear on Michael Harlan Turkell’s Heritage Radio Network show, The Food Seen. Michael is a freelance photographer and a photo editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan magazines.  You can hear the whole thing at The Food Seen Episode 95.

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Wonderful Read for You or the Hip-Hop Lover in Your Life…written by my husband!

It’s a beautiful art book, published by Rizzoli, entitled Def Jam Recordings:  The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label.  It was co-written by Bill Adler, my husband, the record label’s first publicist, and Dan Charnas. If I were forced to explain what makes my husband, Bill Adler,…

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