• Cook Smarter, Not Harder – Practical Tips for Busy People

    Who wouldn’t like to cook smarter, not harder? (Quick side note: I launched my podcast, Harder to Kill Radio, this week! Be sure to listen in. The episodes are ~30 minutes long, and I’m interviewing amazing people from the worlds of nutrition, fitness and mindset work about how to build read more…

    How To Reverse Sear a Perfect Steak

    In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to how to reverse sear a perfect steak. Its alternative title: “Make Better Meat.” I’m betting when you’re doing reading this, you’ll want to go reverse sear a big ol’ piece of meat, then revel in how awesome it comes out. Here’s what read more…

    Food Photography Tips: Part 4

    Welcome to Part 4 of my series Food Photography Tips! (Click here to read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.) I’m on a mission to help beginners make their food photos look better, so we’re going to jump right in with some info about basic editing techniques. I’ll be covering the basics of editing read more…

    How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

    Today I’m sharing with you the easiest tips for how to clean a cast iron skillet. If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love my cast iron cookware. It’s versatile, cleans up easily, and goes from stovetop to oven seamlessly. There’s something magical about the delectably brown, seared crust read more…

    Food Photography Tips: Part 3

    Welcome to Part 3 of my series on Food Photography Tips! (Click here to read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 4.) I’m on a mission to help beginners make their food photos look better, so we’re going to jump right in with some frequently asked questions. Part 4 will deal with basic editing read more…

    How To Brine a Turkey or Chicken

    How to brine a turkey or chicken? I’m covering this simple method in today’s post and giving you my favorite go-to brine ingredients for succulent poultry every time. I first started brining my chicken back when I got my hands on Mel Joulwan’s ahhhhmazing book Well Fed. Since then, I’ve read more…