25 Things You Never Knew You Wanted to Know How to do in the Kitchen!

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Ever wished you knew how to pit and peel a lychee or cut and eat a cactus pear?  Or perhaps you've wished you knew how to use lemongrass or how in the world to go about eating a cherimoya?  Well you've come to the right place, my friends!  Here you'll find 25 Things You Never Knew You Wanted to Know How to do in the … [Read more...]

How to Easily Peel Pearl Onions: A Photographic Guide

How to Peel Pearl Onions | Cooking On The Weekends

Are you on the edge of your seat?  Could there be a more exiting topic?Here's the deal . . . as I was peeling Pearl onions when I made Blueberry Balsamic Braised Brisket, I was remembering how I used to peel them -- before I actually knew how.  I'm not sure what I was doing, but I'm sure it took me way, way too … [Read more...]

How to Peel and Pit a Lychee: A Photographic Guide


This past weekend I was fortunate enough to go on a Vietnamese "food crawl" with the lovely Kim of Rustic Garden Bistro.We walked around Westminster, CA., where Kim's favorite Vietnamese eating spots are.  While the food was delicious, and the company was delightful, the highlight for me, was purchasing a big, … [Read more...]