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Habits of Highly-Effective “Deal With This” Kitchens: Pt. 1 – Fresh Herbs

Habits of Highly-Effective “Deal W...

Preface: This is just the beginning of an ongoing series of habits. Highly-effective habits, if you will, that any “Deal With This” kitchen should strive to embrace. Habits are what make these techniques and skills become more automatic. When that happens, you’re thinking about what new food awesomeness might be possible, instead of thinking, crap – I’m bored, stuck and not feeling good about eating another frozen pizza (oh sure – those Totino’s cheap party pizzas can get addicting for a buck a pop… but so can gas station...
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You Can Always Béchamel It!

You Can Always Béchamel It!

Just a couple evenings ago I was enjoying a long-awaited IPA (first beer after 2 weeks in the hospital and a week of recovery… long story…) with a good friend of mine and he said he was stuck on a food problem a week prior and sheepishly admitted that he was selfishly bummed that he couldn’t call me for some quick inspiration. He just wanted to do something with asparagus that would kick the meal up beyond the expected. His dilemma was pretty simple – and typical of what many of us run into quite frequently. Taking something beyond the expected....