Kitchen Shrink

  • Aprons: My Aprons and Chefs Jackets
  • Artichokes: How do you cook artichokes?
  • Asparagus: When should you peel asparagus and when don’t you have to?
  • Avocados: Can avocados be frozen?
  • Baking: How can I bake healthier desserts?
  • Baking: How can I get my cookies to brown evenly?
  • Bananas: Are bananas good to eat after they have been refrigerated?
  • Beef Roast: Why aren’t my roasts tender?
  • Biscuits: How can you make your own biscuit mix?
  • Black-eyed Peas: What is a good way to serve black-eyed peas?
  • Blueberries: Blueberry Muffin Tips
  • Broccoli: What can you do with broccoli stems?
  • Brunch: Can you suggest an easy brunch recipe that will please a variety of tastes?
  • Brussels Sprouts: What is the best way to cook Brussels Sprouts?
  • Burgers: How can I keep burgers from plumping in the center?
  • Buttermilk: Can you freeze buttermilk?
  • Buttermilk: What is buttermilk?
  • Cakes: If your lemon cake sinks in the middle, what went wrong?
  • Cakes: What causes the line near the edge of cake layers?
  • Caramel: Is there an easy, fool-proof way to make caramel?
  • Celery Root or Celeriac: What is celery root?
  • Cheese: Fresh or processed mozzarella?
  • Cheese: What are good melting cheeses?
  • Cheese: What causes cheese sauce to have a gritty texture?
  • Chicken Soup: How can I get more flavor in my chicken soup?
  • Chicken: How do you keep poached chicken moist?
  • Chicken: How to remove the tendon from chicken breast tenderloin
  • Chocolate: What is Ganache?
  • Chocolate: What is the best way to melt chocolate?
  • Clams: How do you store and clean clams?
  • Coconuts: How do I open a fresh coconut?
  • Cookbook: How to Write Your Own Family Cookbook
  • Cookie Dough: Are all cookie doughs freezer friendly?
  • Cookies: Why do cookies deflate after baking?
  • Cooking on wood: How do you select wooden planks for cooking?
  • Cookware: Caring for Cast Iron
  • Eggplant: How can I select an eggplant that isn’t bitter?
  • Eggs: Can I substitute another size egg for large eggs in a recipe?
  • Eggs: How long can I keep hard-cooked eggs?
  • Eggs: Is there an easy way to peel a hard-cooked egg?
  • Eggs: Perfect Hard-cooked Eggs
  • Eggs: What do eggs do in baking?
  • Eggs: What is the best way to store eggs?
  • Figs: How do you select and store fresh figs?
  • Fish: How can we find out which fish are safe to eat and not endangered?
  • Flour: What is the difference between bread and all-purpose flour?
  • Food Safety: How Accurate are “Best by” Labels
  • Food Safety: Is the food coloring in Red Velvet Cake safe?
  • Food Safety: What foods can I save when the power has been out?
  • Food Safety:Food Safety Help
  • Frosting: Why soda in caramel frosting?
  • Garlic: Is there an easy way to peel garlic?
  • Ginger: What is the best way to store fresh ginger?
  • Grains: Which grains contain gluten?
  • Grater: Where can I get a grater with a storage container?
  • Gravy: How can I make lump-free gravy?
  • Green Tomatoes: What can I make with the green tomatoes I just harvested?
  • Herbs and Spices: What are the basic herbs and spices I should have on hand?
  • Herbs: Substituting fresh for dried herbs
  • Herbs: What Is The Best Way To Store Fresh Herbs?
  • High altitude baking: What can I do to bake successfully in high altitude?
  • Leavening: What is the difference between baking powder and baking soda?
  • Limes: How can I get the most juice from a lime?
  • Maple Syrup: What is Grade B Maple Syrup?
  • Measuring: Mini Angled Measuring Cup
  • Meat: At what temperature is meat safely cooked?
  • Meat: How Can I Thinly Slice Raw Meat?
  • Meat: How can you check the flavor of homemade sausages without tasting raw meat?
  • Melons: How can I select a good melon in the market?
  • Meringue: How to make a hard meringue pie crust.
  • Mushrooms: Why do you suggest removing the gills from portobello mushrooms?
  • Olives: Substituting Ripe Olives
  • Packing Safely: How Can I Safely Pack and Carry a Picnic?
  • Pantry: What should you have in a well-stocked pantry?
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano: How can I tell that I am buying real Parmigiano-Reggiano?
  • Peppercorns: All about peppercorns
  • Peppermills: All About My Peppermills
  • Peppers: What is the easiest way to roast peppers?
  • Pie crust: When I am baking a single pie crust for filling, how can I keep it from shrinking?
  • Pine Nuts: Do pine nuts really come from pine trees?
  • Pork Ribs: How do you select spareribs?
  • Potatoes: How do you choose the right potatoes for a recipe?
  • Potatoes: What are the green patches you find on potatoes and are those potatoes safe to eat?
  • Potatoes: What is the best way to store potatoes?
  • Pumpkin seeds: How do you toast pumpkin seeds?
  • Pumpkins: How do you cook a pumpkin?
  • Ramps: What are ramps and how do you cook them?
  • Recipes: How to find the recipes from my show.
  • Safety: Hand Washing Tips
  • Salad Dressing: Can you give me an easy all-purpose salad dressing?
  • Sauces: How do you use cornstarch and arrowroot to make clear thickened sauces?
  • Sausage: What is Chouriço?
  • Seafood: Is it better to buy wild or cultivated mussels?
  • Search: How can I find the spice tins and other information on this web site?
  • Shrimp: How can I cook shrimp so they will stay tender?
  • Spice Tins: Where can I find the Indian spice tins used on the show?
  • Spices: All about fennel pollen.
  • Sweetener: What is Simple Syrup and How Do You Make It?
  • Tapioca Starch: How do you use tapioca starch?
  • Tomatoes: Can I freeze tomatoes to use in pasta sauces or soups?
  • Tomatoes: What is the best way to store fresh tomatoes?
  • Tool: V-etched Better Zester
  • Tripe: How do you cook tripe?
  • Vegetables: Can you suggest some good vegetable main dishes?
  • Wedding Cakes: Tips for making a wedding cake from a favorite recipe.
  • Wedding reception: How can you plan a special yet affordable wedding reception menu?
  • Won Ton Skins: What are won ton skins?
  • Wooden Boards: What is the best way to clean wooden cutting boards?
  • Yeast Breads: Why do my cinnamon rolls shrink after baking?