Monday, August 26, 2013

Corn and Tomato Salad

In New Jersey, late summer is high time for fresh corn and tomatoes, and this recipe brings out the flavors in both. This simple salad has three ingredients--corn, tomatoes, and onions--and you can make it in less than 15 minutes. Since there's so few ingredients, the real key is to get fresh corn and fresh tomatoes--hit up a farmer's market if you can. I guarantee this will be a hit at your next picnic or barbecue.

Monday, August 19, 2013

How To Slice An Onion Like A Pro

One of the most frequent things you're going to cut in the kitchen is an onion, so it's important to know the right way to slice one up. Fortunately, dicing an onion like a professional chef is fairly easy, and only gets easier with practice. Best of all? This method helps prevent you from crying while cutting up onions.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Mayo-Free Potato Salad

Potato salad is a classic summer dish, but there's nothing worse than mayo-drenched potatoes sitting out in the sun for hours. This potato salad recipe, one handed down to me from my grandmother, uses olive oil, vinegar, and mustard, so you can keep it out all day at a picnic and it'll still be just as good as when you made it.