2 Cooking Tips to Help You Be a Better Cook Tonight!

Have you ever found a recipe that looks delicious and you start making it and realize all the prepping you have to do to even begin making the meal? Chopping, dicing, etc.? Below are 2 simple cooking tips to help you be a better cook tonight!

Tip #1

Read through the entire recipe before starting. You’ll then know where the steps are taking you. You’ll also have the insight of any great tips or substitutions the recipe author wanted you to know.

Tip #2

Assemble & prepare all ingredients before starting. The culinary world calls this “mise en place,” meaning, everything in its place. For instance, measure out the ingredients and/or prepare them as directed e.g. washing, drying, chopping, dicing etc. This will make the entire process go more smoothly. You’ll know if you are lacking an ingredient and need to make a substitution. You also will not be rushing to chop something while another something is burning in the skillet! This tip is true even if you are cooking from memory and not following a recipe.

Use these cooking tips to feel more organized & confident, like a pro! Need some new recipes ideas? Check out our blog for yummy and healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas.

Related Blog Posts

10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays can make it hard to stick to healthy practices or start new ones. Here are 10 tips to keep on track this holiday season with your health and wellness goals! Stay active. Make staying active a group effort! Halftime,…...

Added Sugar & Hypertension

While the relationship between salt and hypertension is well known, most people don't know that added sugar also plays a role in hypertension. The primary cause is insulin resistance and nitric oxide, which can lead to vasoconstriction and increased blood…...

Sodium and Food Labels – What Does it All Mean?

I have a story to share about sodium and food labels. I was at the grocery store the other day and was proud of myself for selecting the one with “reduced sodium” on the front. Way to go, me! I’ve…...

Spotlight on Mushrooms

Mushrooms are known for their great taste and amazing health benefits. Packed with a ton of essential vitamins and minerals, they make for an excellent addition to your diet, adding flavor to many different recipes. Add mushrooms to your eggs, as…...

Spotlight on Radishes

Radishes are in season most of the year, but we tend to think of them more in the spring. They are low in calories, only 20 calories per cup, and they are high in Vitamin C! Vitamin C is known…...
View More Posts