Bone broth: not just for sipping

We all know about the health benefits of bone broth but there are other ways in which to use this elixir.  Use bone broth to make a quick soup by simmering finely chopped leeks, carrots, and onion until the vegetables are tender.  Add chopped cooked meat, drizzle with...

Leftover Bacon Fat

Leftover bacon fat is one of my favorite ingredients to have on hand as it adds an extra layer of smoky flavor to any number of dishes.  After cooking bacon, pour off the bacon fat into a glass jar or bowl and keep it in the refrigerator until ready to use. Here are...
Braised Flank Steak

Braised Flank Steak

This easy preparation of flank steak yields fork-tender meat with minimal effort.  You can skip the searing step in the interest of time, but the browning of the meat adds a depth of flavor that really makes a big difference in the end result. Makes about 3 packed...
No Cook Sides

No Cook Sides

By professional Chef, Fiona Kennedy: When the temperatures start creeping up, sometimes the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove or oven to prepare your vegetables.  With many vegetables, you can simply thinly slice them, toss with salt and seasonings, and...
Marinating Meats after Grilling

Marinating Meats after Grilling

There are many marinades for meat that contain garlic or herbs that simply burn when you cook the meat on the grill.  There are a couple of ways to season your meat after grilling that really serve to amplify flavor. Simply season meat with salt and olive oil before...