TIP OF THE DAY: Steak Grilling Tips

If you’re grilling steaks on July 4th, here’s how to keep the sizzle and avoid the fizzle: grilling tips from Carlos Garcia, Executive Chef at Sullivan’s, Austin’s* premier steakhouse. In the cattle-rich, red-meat-loving state of Texas, you’ve got to get it right! *There are 20 Sullivan’s locations across the U.S. See the website for the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Kitchen

Pleasantly scented products make cleaningmore enjoyable. Photo courtesy Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day.   Today is the first day of spring. It officially begins at 7:21 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time. So it’s time for a little spring cleaning. Here are some kitchen spring cleaning tips from Chef Geoffrey Zakarian of The National restaurant in New York…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Stop Apples From Turning Brown

How do you keep a sliced apple from turning brown? (Here’s why apples turn brown.) Our grandmother dipped the slices into a solution of lemon juice and water. But the experts at the U.S. Apple Association recommend fortified apple juice, a better alternative not available to Granny (or to Mom, either). The vitamin C that…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Juicy Tip

Double the amount of juice you get from a lemon or lime with these tips: 1. The citrus should be at room temperature. 2. Roll it on the counter, applying firm pressure with your hand. 3. Microwave it for 15 seconds. Each of these actions releases more juice from the sacs. Today is Oranges &…
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TIPS: How Do You Properly Cook A Turkey?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 80% of foodborne illnesses are linked to meat and poultry. Since we want to give thanks for our health, NSF International, a public health and safety organization, has provided food safety tips to help you properly thaw, cook and store your holiday turkey. We’ve combined them along with…
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