home cooked dinners by the season

Category: How To

The Crimson Spoon Cookbook

The Crimson Spoon Cookbook

We’ve been chopping, dicing and simmering for over a year but what’s cooking in the Palouse is done and ready to go. The Crimson Spoon cookbook is here.

How Long Do You Sit Down?

How Long Do You Sit Down?

A quick sit down for dinner is better than none, although I’m always hoping for but don’t always get 30 minutes for a weekday meal. Scattered in many directions during the day, this is the one time we return home to share our day together. It’s a ritual I insisted on from the beginning of raising our kids…

Favorite Kitchen Basics

Favorite Kitchen Basics

What to have in your refrigerator and pantry to make cooking my recipes easier. As well as a recommendation for the basic pots, pans and cooking utensils.

How to Cut, Chop and Zest a Few of the Basic Ingredients I Use in my Recipes

How to Cut, Chop and Zest a Few of the Basic Ingredients I Use in my Recipes

How to Chop a Yellow Onion How to Mince Garlic How to Chop Italian Parsley (or cilantro or curly parsley) How to Chop or Mince Ginger How to Zest Lemon or Lime