Jun 122015
 
Learn to quick pickle onions!

I felt like a million bucks the first time I quick pickled some onions. I had tasted pickled onions many times and loved them, but assumed that it was a difficult and lengthy culinary feat. I did some Googling and found a ton of relatively long recipes and techniques. I decided that I – didn’t have no time for that-,so I threw some paper-thin red onions in some water, red wine vinegar, peppercorns, sugar and salt and waited about 30 minutes. Crazy enough, those onions were plenty pickled and delicious. Unless my husband and friends were lying to me, and they may have been, these onions stood right up to [Read More...]

Jul 102014
 

I cried for years and years and sometimes it was because I was slicing onions. I tried every solution to the onion and tear dilemma including lighting a candle and wearing goggles, but nothing was as effective as using a fan. Check out how I illustrate how to cut an onion without crying. If you have any handy dandy tips of your own on how to make anything easier in the kitchen, let me know!