“Hell’s Kitchen” Season 12 Contestant Jessica Vogel Dies at Age 34

Heartbreaking news from former “Hell’s Kitchen” contestant Jessica Vogel. Vogel died at the age of 34 on Monday, July 30. According to a statement from her fiance to NorthJersey.com, she was being treated for the inflammatory bowel disease colitis at a hospital in southern New Jersey when “her heart gave out.” According to her obituary, she … Read more “Hell’s Kitchen” Season 12 Contestant Jessica Vogel Dies at Age 34

The Easiest Way To Make Food Off The Grill Taste Amazing

There is a profound difference between grey oven-made steak and sizzling meat off the grill. It is an art form for most men. They have their unimpeachable method for cooking; anything else is sin. I’m not here to mess with your method, I think you should add one simple ingredient to the fire: hardwood. I … Read more The Easiest Way To Make Food Off The Grill Taste Amazing

Chocolate Mousse Heaven

What would you like for dessert? How about chocolate as light and fluffy as clouds that is rich, delicious, and is so simple that you may not even need to go to the grocery store? Chocolate mousse is like your favorite candy bar woke up and decided to make something of itself. It is also … Read more Chocolate Mousse Heaven

Recipe: Summer Corn Chowder

I don’t usually like making soup during the summer, but I make an exception when I can use fresh corn on the cob to make Summer Corn Chowder. Check out the video, and see how quick and easy this recipe is. Then try it and taste the deliciousness for yourself! Summer Corn Chowder Ingredients: 2 … Read more Recipe: Summer Corn Chowder

The Most Dangerous Burger: The Power Tool Burger

Cooking can be too refined. It can be stuffy and boring. But it does not have to be. You can make food that is rough, tough and relieves stress after a hard week of work. You can fire up your power tools for your mis en place. Work smarter, friends, and use the tools you … Read more The Most Dangerous Burger: The Power Tool Burger

10 Kitchen Hacks To Save Time While Cooking

So, you want to cook. Well, okay, you like the idea of cooking. It would be great if you could cook, but who has the time? Between work, a social life, family, and (maybe) the gym you just don’t have the time to slave over a hot stove. The only “cooking” you have time for … Read more 10 Kitchen Hacks To Save Time While Cooking

15 Essential Kitchen Tools That Should Be in Your Kitchen No Matter What

There are a million kitchen tools on the market that come in every color imaginable and each promise to make you a better cook. Most of them can only do one very specific task (like the strawberry de-stemmer) and will end up wasting your money and taking up precious space in your kitchen. If you … Read more 15 Essential Kitchen Tools That Should Be in Your Kitchen No Matter What

How To Choose The Perfect Cutting Board For You

We often discuss the sharpness and quality of our knives, spending ample time deciding which kind is right for us. But cutting boards are often relegated to a last minute purchase while wandering around Wal-Mart looking for kitchenware. Sure, this one works, you say. But a cutting board is an essential and long-lived purchase that … Read more How To Choose The Perfect Cutting Board For You

The Definitive Way To Make The Perfect Burger Is Here

You might never want to admit it, but don’t your burgers sometimes resemble a rock or a pile of dirt more than our American favorite? If your burgers are dry, crumbly, and sort of round, you’re going about it all wrong. Overcooking your meat, while safer for people unsure in the kitchen, can make for … Read more The Definitive Way To Make The Perfect Burger Is Here

Prove Your Kitchen Worth By Mastering These 5 Basic Cooking Skills

We all have that friend who’s ‘lost in the kitchen’ as some of our grandmothers put it. Said friend can barely boil water, manages to make an enormous mess in the kitchen every time they so much as open the fridge, and includes Ramen as a staple of their diet. Although I wouldn’t consider myself … Read more Prove Your Kitchen Worth By Mastering These 5 Basic Cooking Skills