How to plate your food like a pro

How to plate your food like a pro
Sure, you could pile some roast chicken and mashed potatoes on a plate and call it dinner. But maybe you want to up your game next time you have guests over, or just want to practice plating your weeknight meals like a pro. We asked chefs Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless, Todd English, Wylie Dufresne and ...

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy Homemade Nachos

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy Homemade Nachos
When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there’s a world of difference between gooey-cheesy-spicy-crunchy-salty-awesome nachos…and soggy nachos. Don’t make soggy nachos. Don’t make these common mistakes. 1. Choose Your Chips Wisely A thick, sturdy restaurant-style tortilla chip is your one, your only when ...

Espresso Time

Espresso Time
Raising 2 children in this age and economy is not an easy task. My husband and I have to work two strenuous day jobs to make ends meet, and without coffee we can barely get our day started. Just recently our old coffee machine broke down and we were so afraid of the dent in our ...