Which Knife to Use: Chopping and Dicing

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

3 of the Worst Mistakes People Make with Their Kitchen Knives

Any good chef in the culinary industry will tell you that their knives are the most important tools of their craft. Everyone will make mistakes with their knives at some point along the way, but if you are really not sure about how to care for your knives you could drastically reduce their lifespan! From…

How to: Make a Piña Colada Cocktail

Who doesn’t enjoy the summer season and what better way to enjoy the gorgeous weather than by learning how to make a Piña Colada! Admit it, you wish you knew how to make that delicious drink you ordered when you were out last week. Well, now is your chance to learn with Rich Hunt! For…

Canada Cutlery Inc. Knife Series Part 1: Butcher Knives & Tools

Once a month for the next 6 months, I will be previewing the 6 key knife series that Canada Cutlery Inc. (CCI) offers to the consumer.  From Butcher Knives and tools to CCI’s Masterpiece Europe Series™, we will be focusing on the key elements of each series to help you make an informed purchase! Now…

Proofing Baskets

Do you ever wonder how a baker gets the perfect loaf of bread every time? It is highly likely that they are using a proofing basket to keep the shape and structure of the loaf when it’s rising. Proofing baskets are not only used in the professional kitchen but they are also popular items for…

How to: Use a Julienne Cutting Set

For the professional chef, making julienne cuts is a simple task. As one of the first things they learn in culinary school, these basic knife skills are what allow them to prepare stunning meals that seems entirely impossible to recreate at home! Luckily, the stainless-steel, German made julienne set has made the job easier for the everyday…

It’s BBQ Season!

It’s time to get barbecuing your favorite meals! Hosting a party or planning for dinner this weekend? Check out some  of the best BBQ recipes we found on http://www.allrecipes.com! Grilled Pineapple Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Marinated Grilled Shrimp Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs Cheddar Bacon Hamburgers Tell us what your favorite things to BBQ are!

Facts About Scissors and Shears

Quality scissors and shears are the only kind to consider. Yet many consumers continue to buy scissors and shears that they find frustrating to use and hence are disappointed with their purchase. Quality scissors can be expensive, but the purchase should be considered an investment that can last a lifetime. What is the difference between…

Work on your piping skills with Chef Scott Green!

With the long Easter weekend ahead that means you’ll have an extra day to get those piping skills perfected. With the help of Chef Scott Green and Thermohauser baking tools, you can spend the weekend decorating a beautiful Easter cake! The best part? You can eat it too! To view or purchase the tools used in…

Who took the Cast Iron Chef title?

On Thursday, March 5th, 2015, a group of high school students battled it out in the kitchen in hopes of becoming Fleming College’s next Cast Iron Chef. The annual competition hosted by Fleming College was held at Fulford’s Restaurant. There were three teams consisting of a Fleming chef/faculty member, one to two Fleming culinary students,…

March Madness Sandwiches

March Madness, the phenomenon that grips the national sports psyche to determine the national champions of college basketball is here! This means you are probably going to be hosting or attending social gatherings to watch some games! Need a delicious snack to impress the guests? Try this smoked turkey, baby spinach and chipotle panini sandwich demonstrated by Chef…