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How To Make Grill Marks

by / ⠀How-tos / June 11, 2013

You don’t need to be a restaurant chef to create those perfect grill marks on chicken breasts or filet mignons! All you need to remember is the “10 and 2” rule. Read on to learn how to mark your foods on the grill in three easy steps. 1. Place your food…

3-Step How-To: Chiffonade

by / ⠀How-tos / May 14, 2013

Chiffonade (pronounced shi-fə-nād or “SHIFF-uh-nod”) is a French culinary technique in which fresh leaves of herbs or vegetables are sliced into thin strips. In fact, “chiffon” is French for “little rag”, which is what the strips end up looking like. The technique is a pretty, delicate way to handle fresh herbs…

3-Step Recipe: Simple Syrup

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 30, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor Did you know you can use simple syrup in just about anything? This sweetener isn’t just for cocktails (although it does make them extra delicious)! You can add it to coffee, tea and even brush it on cakes to lock in their moisture and flavor. …

3-Step Recipe: Vinaigrette

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 17, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor The idea of making one’s own vinaigrette from scratch can be a daunting one. I like to keep it simple by using a 3:1 ratio of olive oil to vinegar/acid. From there, I’ll adjust to taste, either by adding a dash more olive oil or…

3-Step Recipe: Kale Chips

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 11, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor Crispy kale is my absolute favorite homemade potato chip substitute. It’s savory, salty, and oh-so crunchy. It can be made in minutes and, when stored in airtight container, keeps for up to a week!  More details: 1. Rinse, dry and oil the kale leaves: Tear…

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