How do professional chefs make it look so easy? They take a piece of meat and slice through it like butter. They cut an onion into beautiful, slender slices. What do they have that you haven’t got? Sure, they have professional training and years of experience. But if they aren’t using a good knife, they’d have as much trouble as anyone else in the kitchen. The fact is, a bad knife makes it a pain in the neck to cook. Now, here’s the good news.Continue reading How to Chop Like a TV Chef Without Spending a Fortune on Knives
You can have whatever you want for breakfast. Is that a keto thing? A low-carb thing? Sure, why not. When you flip around the way you eat, you can seize that opportunity to reinvent the rules of your game.Continue reading But what about breakfast? Meet keto freedom!
Breaking news! While working out the best keto low-carb eggnog recipe, I came up with a completely novel secret ingredient to make it creamy, thick, delicious, and golden.
Here in Wisconsin, the Dairy State, even ordinary grocery stores might carry fine nogs crafted by local family dairies at this time of year. Even though we’re lucky enough to be able to get eggnog made with only wholesome ingredients, low-carb they ain’t.Continue reading Secret ingredient makes the best keto low-carb eggnog recipe for the holidays
Over millennia, we humans have developed exquisitely creative and nourishing foodways. That’s how we managed to populate this wide world. We used our smarts to figure out what’s good to eat. We used our very best smarts to figure out how to make whatever was available become good to eat.
More recently, we’ve been using our smarts to figure out how to get people to eat more of whatever it is we have plenty of — and want to sell.
And this is why we put orange juice on the breakfast table.Continue reading What’s natural about orange juice?
Don’t try to sharpen your knives by yourself. You’ll ruin them! Send them out to be sharpened by a professional. Box them up and send them out!
Oh, really?Continue reading The worst kitchen advice you’ll always get: don’t sharpen your own knives
Maybe. You should know that its glycemic index is the highest among all the popular low-calorie sugar substitutes. So it does raise your blood sugar, sorry to say. But it’s nowhere close to the GI of sugar.
On the other hand, maybe not.Continue reading Can maltitol make you fat?
When you’re just getting started with a more natural way of way of eating, the grocery store can suddenly seem like an unfamiliar landscape. What’s good to eat? What’s not? It’s actually really easy to figure that out, once you know what to ignore.Continue reading The fastest way to read a food label to tell whether it’s healthy.
Earlier this year, a good friend of mine went all in on a keto lifestyle.
What I couldn’t figure out was, why?Continue reading Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs, or How Not To Be Helpful
Thankful for keto this evening. Our good friends Sharon and Jean started doing keto three whole months ago, and that inspired us to keep the meal almost totally low-carb and grain-free.
Jean is an active woman in her 80s. She’s lost 27 pounds so far. “I’ve never been to stay on a diet before!” she said.Continue reading A very keto Thanksgiving