Top Kitchen Tips From DC Food Bloggers

by Borderstan.com June 1, 2012 at 8:30 am 1,230 2 Comments


All the secrets you want to know. (Alejandra Owens)

From Alejandra Owens. You can find her at her food blog, One Bite At A Time. Alejandra also writes for City Eats DC, a Food Network site, where you can book dinner reservations. Follow her on Twitter at @frijolita and email her at alejandra[AT]borderstan.com.

You know when your friend is slicing cheese in this new, different way that somehow makes the cheese so perfect and the slicing so easy? And your mind is blown and you’re like, whoa! Why didn’t you tell me about that? That would have made my life so much easier!

Yeah. That moment. When you realize you’ve essentially been doing something wrong forever. Let’s try to minimize those moments, yes? I poked around on my favorite DC-based food blogs for top tips, guides and advice all geared toward doing *fill in the blank* better. In no particular order

What’s your favorite kitchen, baking, cocktail tip? Whether it yields perfect results, or makes you look like MacGyver in the kitchen, we want to hear them all!

P.S.: And just for giggles, here’s a French guy opening a bottle of wine with a shoe. Because sometimes you may forget a wine opener.

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  • I never know whether to feel a certain pride in that video… I mean, mad skills right? or shame on my countryman… tough call.

  • Chelsea

    After you’ve so effortlessly peeled and chopped your head of garlic, rub some lemon juice on your hands to remove the smell. For whatever reason, simply washing your hands just doesn’t cut it.

    Thanks for sharing, and letting me share my favorite tips too!


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