Easy Chicken Saltimbocca

This is one of those dishes that will knock your tastebuds out of the back of your head, only to have them scurrying back to your tongue to get another taste. It’s a well balanced blend of sweet, sour, salt and savory. Be sure to give the prosciutto time to get crispy.

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A Word on Pasta - White Vinegar

Living in Utah presents some challenges with pasta making. Because a large portion of our water makes its way through limestone deposits as it meanders into our water supply, it tends to have a higher pH. This presents an issue when it comes to making pasta.

Basic(higher pH) water attacks the outer walls [...]

Fat = Flavor?

I’ve been hearing this phrase a LOT these days. And although I appreciate the amazing alliteration, the hair on the back of my neck bristles whenever I hear it.

Let’s break it down into a mathematical formula.

In the equation 3 X 5 = 15, at no point does 5 = 15. 5 is [...]

Improved Chicken Noodle Soup

I’ve always been proud of my homemade chicken noodle soup. But something was missing. I wanted something with a velvety texture, filled with a rich broth, and just the right amount of salt and savory. The trick is a little unflavored gelatin, and mushrooms. The gelatin significantly improves the mouthfeel, giving this soup a [...]

Perfect Pot Roast

Pot roast can be absolutely delicious or absolutely dreadful. It all depends on the preparation. When cooked properly, it is a moist and delicate entree.

To understand the challenge in cooking proper pot roast, one must consider two components that makeup the roast: meat fibers, and collagen.

The meat fibers start to lose their [...]

It's Official

The paperwork has been signed. The videos have been submitted. Now, fans of Cook With Tom with Comcast Digital Cable can watch it the old fashioned way.

In order to view the videos, go to On Demand, click “Utah on Demand,” “Life & Home-UT,” and then “Cook with Tom.”

The videos are up [...]