Beautiful dishes don’t have to be hard. There, I said it. Simplicity is stunning and little flourishes can make every day dishes extraordinary. When I try and think about my main objectives in cooking, I want to be empowered. Trying new things can be intimidating, new is hard, new is scary – but new is empowering!!
This year I wanted to learn new things in the kitchen and started researching those little tips and tricks that make cooking fun, and make it different. If you’re new to Country Cleaver, you might need to catch up on my favorite How-To’s of the year. Of all of the ones I did, here are my top 10 favorites! Be sure to check out All of my How-To’s from 2013 and get ready for some new and exciting ones in 2014!
In all of these Top 10 How-To’s you will find out why brown butter really is better, and how to carve a chicken or turkey! Have you always loved the flavored butters at restaurants? It’s so easy to make on your own with some simple spices you already have. And roasted garlic is the end all be all of awesome. Trust me.
2014 is the year to make the kitchen your… well, you get my point.