Home Chef ❤️’s Moms

  You can’t mess with the classic. Every family seems to have a “mom’s best” recipe that is totally better than that other mom’s recipe. These recipes have been passed down generation to generation, seeing minor modifications and sometimes unintentional revisions along…

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo

  Margaritas Not Included For most Americans, Cinco de Mayo is an excuse to drink $5 margarita pitchers at noon. It is perhaps one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented holidays stateside. Blame it on the margaritas, but most (non-Mexican) Americans…

How-to Technique: En Papillote

En papillote, or as the Italians say, al cartoccio, translates to “in parchment”. It’s the little effort, big reward technique of cooking that both seals in flavor and makes for a mess-free, easy dinner. We’re using parchment paper for a…

Getting to Know the Fifth Taste: Umami

“Umami” Rhymes with “Yummy” Have you ever taken a bite out of a burger and have only been able to describe it as “delicious” or “yummy”? The word you’re probably looking for is umami.   All About the Flavor Just…

12 Grain Bowls To Beat Hibernation

The lack of sunlight and and colder temperatures (and no, we don’t mean 60 degrees, Floridians) will bring on the winter blues. It’s that time of year when choosing between going out and Netflix-ing becomes an easy decision; TV rays…

13 Waffle Recipes for Galentine’s Day

  It’s that time of year again. When you tell your best gal pal, “you’re the syrup to my waffle.” It’s Galentine’s Day, so breakfast for dinner is a must– waffles, to be specific. Galentine’s Day is a femme-forward and…

11 Guilt-Free Game Day Snacks

Let’s be real, everyone looks forward to the game day snacks just as much as the actual game (go team nachos). Even Shakespeare once said, “one doth not watch football without a buffalo wing in thine mouth.” Just face it,…

Your February Food Horoscope

    Aquarius January 20 – February 18 Go Aquarius, it’s your birthday! Can you take the heat? February is heating up for you with renegade Mars coming through on the 5th. No one has to tell you twice to…

Your January Food Horoscope

  Capricorn December 22 – January 19 Go Cap, it’s your birthday! We know that Mercury in retrograde snuck up on you hard last month and got you shook, but it doesn’t mean you need to take things to the…

A Brief History of Latkes

  We love you a latke.  Latkes are made with simple ingredients, yet are steeped in complex history. Anyone who has tasted one will know that they will have you wishing Hanukkah gelt was made of latkes, not chocolate. While…