Salty Foods – The magical ingredient we all crave

salty foods

Face it, we like salty foods Who doesn’t like to sit down with a bag of potato chips or a bowl of popcorn and eat until it’s gone? We crave the taste of salty foods to the point of excess. According to the CDC, 90% of Americans consume too much salt. The American Heart Association […]

Sour Foods – Discovering the taste of sour – vinegar anyone?

The Taste of Sour: Exploring the world of sour foods Today I’ll be diving into the world of sour foods. Life wouldn’t be as interesting without a good pucker. I think I heard that once. Regardless, the object of adding sour notes to our dishes is to create interest but without the pucker. We all […]

Sweet Foods – Probably salty’s closest cousin

Sweet foods

What is it about sweet stuff? Sweet foods … who doesn’t like something sweet from time to time? Actually, me. Rarely do I seek out something sweet. Not always the case but moving on. I previously talked about the five tastes, six if we throw in spicy. So today, I want to start on a […]

Cook With All Five Senses – It’s what the pros do

Cooking with all of your senses

In my last lesson, I focused on taste because it’s the most important, and because there is so much to that world that needs exploring. With that said, we must not forget that we have four other senses unless you’re Kate, a character in my book, Outside These Walls. She’s thought to have psychic powers. But […]

Taste Cooking – Tasting your way to dishes that soar

Sweet and Sour Pork

Taste Cooking: Using Your Taste Buds So far, all I’ve written about is something about taste, and today will be no exception as I talk about taste cooking. What do I mean? It’s simply tasting as you go. Cooking up dishes that your family will rave about is in the art and skill of balancing […]

Savory Recipes – Cooking on one end of the taste spectrum

Savory pizza

What exactly are savory recipes? Well, this pizza is a good example of savory recipes. Yes, I should have put more color on the crust, and I have no idea why I didn’t. Such is the life of a home cook. But I don’t think I would exercise such poor judgement today. Even so, I […]

Cooking Classes – A FREE and complete culinary curriculum

Cooking classes

More than cooking classes My cooking classes will have you whipping up dishes like a pro, and you won’t have to put out a dime. Search the internet all you want, but you won’t find what I’m offering for FREE anywhere. Sure, you can find free stuff a bunch, but only if you know what […]