Tips and Tricks

Make Sure Your Cutting Board Stays Put!

Some cutting boards, on some counter tops, just slide around as you work. To avoid this, simply place a damp towel under the cutting board. Now it will stay steady and stay put.

Raw Onions Too Harsh?

Once you have sliced, diced or otherwise chopped your onions to the desired size, place in a strainer in the sink. Slowly pour 1 quart of boiling water over the onions to leech out some of the heat and astringency. While warm, I immediately season with salt, pepper and a little vinegar. Now, your not-so-raw onions are perfect!