August 15, 2013

How To Quickly and Easily Dry Your Own Herbs

The product of way too much time on my hands one Sunday afternoon left me pondering the various spices and oils populating my mother’s cupboard. I saw rows and rows of dried herbs and spices. I was reminded of a family friend’s herb garden and wondered how I would go about drying my own herbs. Here’s how I did it. Read the rest of this entry »

July 22, 2011

Fancy Friday: Green Garnish

It’s another new blog feature on Chew On That! Get ready for our weekly post called “Fancy Friday” in which we show you how to kick your food up to the next level! Act like a pro and decorate your food with the simplest moves that make a world of difference. Presentation, presentation, presentation! Read the rest of this entry »

September 15, 2010

What Is A Bouquet Garni?


For the past week or so, I’ve been seeing the ingredient bouquet garni in tons of recipes. I’ve never heard of this ingredient before, and unless it’s a flower, I’m not too sure why it’s in a bouquet. My initial gut reaction was that it was a bunch of herbs or spices or vegetables. Yep, I had three reactions, and I wasn’t sure which one to take. Confused about this ingredient too? I’ll be doing some detective work to discover exactly what a bouquet garni is!
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August 6, 2010

Cocktail Hour: Tips From the Cooking Channel’s “Dr. Mixologist”


 This week, I didn’t make a cocktail.  Instead, I wanted to share some awesome cocktail making tipsthat were given to me straight from Darryl Robinson aka “Dr. Mixologist” from the Cooking Channel’s “Drink Up!”  Read more to get some great summer cocktail advice! Read the rest of this entry »

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