Tag "Chef Notes"

Summer

Meal Plan July 4, 2016

Have you moved outside yet? We set up a table on our deck and even have breakfast out there this time of year. Whether you’ve got a back yard or

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: Okra

A recent foray back to my birthplace reintroduced me to a largely overlooked vegetable. Not overlooked in the American south but certainly in most of the north and definitely in

Articles

Chef Notes: A healthier Sauce

One of the challenges of healthy cooking is finding sauces that are tasty but low in fat and calories. One option that is often overlooked is sauces that are based

Legumes

Chef Notes: Dried Beans

Being a good southern girl, I’ve eaten my share of dried beans.  Back in the day they were a staple of all working class southern families.  They’re healthy, simple to

Grains & Rice

Chef Notes: Amanda’s Secret Staple

I had never heard of quinoa until culinary school.  It’s not something you see in your grandmother’s pantry in Alabama.  And honestly, the first time or two I had it