I cook a lot. People (especially co-workers) tend to come to me for advice on how to make their time in the kitchen a better experience. My tips are pretty basic - but they usually result in an eye roll or two. (Hey - if you don't want to hear the truth, don't ask - right?) I usually start by suggesting that they use the freshest-possible ingredients and never - I mean never - use a box mix;
I love Martha Stewart. Yes, she can be a little pretentious at times - but she has every right to be: The woman knows her stuff! That's why when I ran across this article on her website, I was quick to check it out.
As a foodie, I have a strong dislike for kitchen gadgets. In my opinion, items like garlic presses and George Foreman Grills just take up space; There are practical ways of accomplishing the same results with the tools you already have (or SHOULD already have) in your kitchen...
After a successful soft-launch at select restaurant chains around the country, the newly-redesigned "Dip & Squeeze" ketchup packets from Heinz are coming to a grocery store shelf near you.