The Great Debate: Pineapple Pizza

The great debate! Back and forth opinions on such a hot-button topic have set the internet a buzz recently; even celebrities and politicians are getting involved.  Is pineapple pizza an acceptable form of food?  The pineapple pizza pie has been around for decades, but has quickly become a controversial topic in recent weeks.  With harsh words…

Cooking With Spring Vegetables

It’s that wonderful time of year again! Spring has sprung! Spring is quite an extraordinary experience. It would seem as if the whole world comes alive after the cold blistery months of winter have ended. The world that seemed so gloomy, dull and cold is once again becoming filled with color! Little did we know…

Irish Themed Dishes to Make this St. Paddy’s Day

Once a year on March 17th everyone is little Irish! While quite a few of you probably like to think of green beer, late night debauchery, some “kiss me I’m Irish” memorabilia or maybe even a few pinches here and there, but St. Patrick’s is much more than that. This is a holiday celebrated by many…

Salt Bae and His Knife

Nusret Gökçe or “Salt Bae” sent the internet into a frenzy in early 2017 with his ever so erotic way he handles, cuts and salts his beef. Nusret Gökçe, is a chef and restaurant co-owner of a chain of Turkish Steak houses called Nusr-Et. He was given the nickname “Salt Bae” because of his flashy…

National Cupcake Day

Cupcakes: soft, sweet, mouth watering desserts. Today is National Cupcake day and what better way to get through a Monday than by celebrating such a wonderful day! The thought of the beautiful frosted icing has the ability to make any freshly baked cupcake alluring. After a long Monday their is not a more enticing activity than…

EURO Culinary™ Series

Color coded knives are designed to help you implement food safety practices in the kitchen! With different color handles for different types of food, this system helps teach employees to engage in safe food handling practices to prevent cross-contamination in the professional kitchen. Allergies have become such a norm in society today, which makes paying…

Cooking with Winter Vegetables

Originally posted on Tools for The Discriminating Chef:
When we think of winter, we often think of cold, short days, and long for fresh fruits and vegetables from our home gardens. However, we can have some culinary fun with winter too as this season provides some great winter vegetables to satisfy our palettes. We can…

5 Tips to a Healthier Dinner

Pizza, fries, wings or burgers. These items have a lot in common, they are delicious and tasty, but are also full of fats and calories. Healthy meals don’t need to be a long and laborious project, so before you go and put your local pizza joint on speed dial take a look at these quick…

National Pie Day!

Today is National Pie Day! That wonderfully delicious pastry that can be enjoyed no matter what time of the year it is. In honor of this momentous occasion, we couldn’t resist sharing a few of our favorite recipes! Who knows maybe this will inspire you to bake your own pie or maybe just eat some!…

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…

Back to School!

It’s January 10th and school is finally getting back into the swing of things.  The early morning alarms, late night studying and even a few tears during exams, but school is finally back!  This blog will be dedicated for all those aspiring chef’s beginning or continuing their education in 2017.  Below The Discriminating Chef will…