Cast Iron Care and Maintenance

Just like many home-cooks and chefs around the world, cast iron holds a special place in my heart. It's inexpensive (when it's not enameled), durable, amazingly effective, and truly a workhorse in the kitchen. Cast iron cookware comes in just about any size and type of vessel you would want, most popular are Dutch ovens … Continue reading Cast Iron Care and Maintenance

How to Oil and Maintain Wooden Cutting Boards (and Spoons!)

I've heard a lot of people say that a really good chef's knife is their favorite tool in the kitchen, but what good is a knife if you have nothing to cut on? And while having a great knife is definitely important and makes things so much easier, I'd say that having a great cutting … Continue reading How to Oil and Maintain Wooden Cutting Boards (and Spoons!)