Category: cuisine

  • Add French Onion Dip to Your Chicken Chili

    Chili is a perfect cold-weather food, yet it has been two entire months since the last installment of the Skillet Chili Cook-Off, which featured the chaotic-yet-surprisingly-delicious Pizza Chili. I have excuses, of course—I was moving, and Christmas happened—but the important thing to focus on is that we’re back with… Read more…

  • How to Cook Okra You’ll Actually Love

    As soon as I said, “I don’t see why anyone would want to eat okra,” the music seemed to stop, the crowd turned to stare, and I heard the crash of glasses hitting the floor. The nearest exit was not near at all, and I had made a huge mistake. Luckily, I was in New…

  • How to Get Free Food on Super Bowl Sunday

    I like Super Bowl Sunday for one thing: the food. I am not an avid sports fan in general, and football is the game I know the least about. Despite this, every year I look forward to enjoying a whole lot of food (and getting excited about whoever is winning). And sure, maybe we’re not…

  • How to Capitalize on Your Oven’s Residual Heat

    Heating up an entire oven takes a fair amount of energy, and it can feel a little wasteful to use all of it to heat a single foodstuff (whether a Party Pizza or a small pork loin). But, as anyone who has ever used an oven knows, ovens stay hot and toasty even after they’re…