Kitchen Myths

It’s amazing how kitchen myths can be passed along. What likely started as speculation and old wives tales has a tendency to make its way into our collective kitchen psyche as fact. Chef Tom talks about kitchen lore, and the truth behind it.

Myth #1 Searing meat before cooking will seal in the juices

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Cache Valley Signature Recipe Contest

I was recently made aware of this great recipe contest, and wanted to pass along the information.

All you have to do is submit a recipe made using Cache Valley cheese. The winner gets $2000. How easy is that?

Think you got what it takes?

Award Winning Pizza Bianco

Today on Good Things Utah, the wonderful hosts mentioned a secret recipe for the award winning pizza we made at the Utah Home Show. The battle was for a pizza blanco. They also mentioned a Pizza Margherita we made. Here’s the handy link to that recipe. The funny thing, this recipe was a happy [...]

Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup

If you’re in a hurry to make chicken noodle soup, there are a few tricks you can use that will make the soup taste like it has been simmering all day.

As chicken bones simmer, the naturally occurring gelatin in the soup gets dissolved into your chicken stock. Sometimes this just isn’t practical. The [...]

Rich Brie Apple Pie

* 2 pie crusts * 8-10 medium apples, peeled & cored * Juice from one lemon * ΒΌ cup butter * 1 cup tightly packed brown sugar * 1 tsp cinnamon * Thinly sliced Brie cheese * 1 tbsp flour * Pinch of salt * 1 egg white * 1 Tbsp sugar * [...]