Basic Knife Skills Every Chef Should Know

Some knife cutting techniques. Photo taken from:   If there is one thing a home chef must learn, it’s the proper ways to cut food. Learning the proper ways to cut not only save time and effort in the kitchen; they can also keep you (and your fingers) safe as well. Here’s a very … Continued

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Kitchen Knives

Knives… Every home chef needs a set of knives that can take care of most of the basic cutting task. Here’s a look at the three knives that you’re going to need in every kitchen. 1. Chef’s knife – Among the most versatile knives, this is the knife you’ll use daily for chopping, slicing, dicing … Continued

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Knife Skills 101

Learning the right way to handle a knife is very important if you want to avoid accidents in the kitchen. You don’t go around cutting food randomly, do you? You must learn how to hold your knife properly when you chop. And you also need to know how to protect your other hand while it … Continued

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Essential Kitchen Items for the Home Chef

How often have you ever looked for a kitchen utensil when preparing a meal only to discover you don’t have it just when you need it? Top chefs with their professional equipment never have to scramble for the right tool for the right culinary job. The home chef? Maybe, maybe not. So, occasionally it might … Continued

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Kitchen Gadgets to Make Cooking Easier

Photo taken from Nowadays, there are a number of gadgets that can make kitchen work easier and safer for home chefs. Gone are the days when you have to go through dozens of difficulties in the kitchen just to prepare food. We now have special gadgets to open jars of imported olives and pickles, … Continued

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The Art of Drunk Cooking

A photo of Hannah “Harto” Hart by Gage Skidmore Photo taken from I have only recently discovered this hilarious cooking show called My Drunk Kitchen. With over a million subscribers, Hannah “Harto” Hart’s show is certainly one of the funniest things I’ve seen in quite a while. I have to say I laughed out … Continued

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Top Chef Kitchens

The Wall Street Journal recently (Sept. 18, 2015, Sect. M) featured “The Global Chef at Home,” which described and showed photos of the home kitchens of four-star superstar personality chefs—in New York, London, Bangkok and Copenhagen—and other top homes with great kitchens designs, looks and appliances. Featured chef home kitchens are those of Rachael Ray, … Continued

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