How to Make the Perfect Fried Egg

If you're like me, you settle for the best you can manage when it comes to cooking eggs. They're tricky, and it's much easier to order them than to make them the way you like. My second most difficult egg struggle has been with fried eggs. I like a perfectly cooked but not burnt egg … Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Fried Egg

Coffee Talk

The people that love you are likely to forgive you for a great many things, but bad coffee is not one of them. There are rules about coffee now. We have professional baristas explaining to us which coffee goes with which food and on what day, even! You can put lemon in your espresso, but … Continue reading Coffee Talk

The Importance of Everything In Its Place

The term "mise en place" is used by chefs the world over. It's French for "everything in its place," and it will change your life. When I started cooking, I would be stressed throughout the process, and I would completely destroy my kitchen and feel utter despair at the thought of cleaning it afterwards. I … Continue reading The Importance of Everything In Its Place