Cooking 101: How to Chop an Onion

How to Chop an Onion (A Seat at the Table)

As requested in a reader comment, this post is all about how to chop onions.  Mastering knife skills is definitely the hardest part of cooking.  My top tip for better knife skills is to always make sure that your knives are sharp!  Dull knives are more likely to slip, require more force, and are muchRead more

Mini Garden Turkey Meatloaves

Mini Garden Turkey Meatloaves (A Seat at the Table)

These turkey meatloaves are awesome.  They’re tender, packed with vegetables, and individually portioned.  These are ideal for packing lunches since they’re conveniently pre-portioned.  While the original recipe used zucchini and mushrooms, my version just contained onion, bell peppers, and carrots (just a few of the ingredients from my Hungry Harvest).  The vegetables help keep theseRead more

Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

Pineapple Coconut Mocktail (A Seat at the Table)

This semester I’ve been taking a Food Service class and learning more of the ins and outs of working in an industrial kitchen.  As one of our projects we had to design a nutritional intervention for an at-risk group and create an instructional video.  Since we’re about to enter the holiday season, I thought aRead more