We Tried Making Whole-Lemon Blender Lemonade and Here’s How It Went — Tip Test

(Image credit: Sarah Rae Smith)

I imagine that many of us have sweet memories from days gone by of making lemonade in the kitchen with our parents or grandparents. Even if you grew up in a "from concentrate" or "bottled beverage" family, there's a good chance you've given it a whirl as an adult. But have you ever tried making whole-lemon lemonade? As in, blending a whole lemon, ice, and sugar? We did — here's how it went.

READ MORE »

10 Simple Ways to Upgrade Roasted Broccoli — 1 Ingredient, 10 Ways

For weeknight dinners I'm all about super-simple sides. That usually translates to roasted veggies, with broccoli leading the pack. On its own, even the crowd-pleaser roasted broccoli can get a little boring and repetitive, but it certainly doesn't have to be that way. The easiest way to switch things up? Change the seasoning.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Make-Ahead Chicken and Veggie Chopped Salad — Salad Recipes

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

This is my favorite summer meal prep salad — the kind of thing I crave after a weekend of heavy barbecued foods, cold beers, and rich ice cream. On the tail-end of a quick summer getaway I had an epiphany: This is just the kind of salad to make right after coming home from vacation. The rhythm of preparing everything — from the soothing chop, chop of all the fresh vegetables to the zen whisking of the dressing — gives me my kitchen groove back every time.

If that all sounds a little too frou-frou for you, let me tell it this way: This salad is perfect for meal prepping, as it holds up really well in the fridge. It's got tons of fresh raw vegetables, making it a crunchy delight of flavors and texture, and it will make you feel ready to face the work week post-vacation.

Open up your favorite grocery delivery app and get ready to order all the ingredients so you can make this as soon as you get home.

READ MORE »

A Total Beginner’s Guide to Grilling with Gas — Tips from The Kitchn

If you've got a brand-new (or a new-to-you) gas grill in your life and you're ready to heat things up this summer, we're here to help. While this guide is designed for novice grillers, there's plenty of information for the seasoned grill master. We've included everything from turning your new grill on — yeah, it's a little obvious, but we've got some stuff to say! — to zone cooking. And then there's our list of the essential recipes that every grill cook should know.

Let's get grilling!

READ MORE »

How To Grill the Juiciest Pork Tenderloin in Under 30 Minutes — Grilling Lessons from The Kitchn

Picture this: You've got guests coming over for a cookout in less than an hour. What can you grill that will be both impressive and quick? The answer is almost always pork tenderloin. It's also the answer for quick weeknight dinners from the grill when you've run through the usual hot dog and chicken breast routine already. Hearty enough to serve four or more, pork tenderloin cooks up faster than you can whip up burgers with all the fixings.

Pork, especially the tenderloin, takes incredibly well to the smoky char of the grill. With just a smart dry rub of sugar, salt, and spices, pork tenderloin grills up with a thin, tender-crisp crust, while being incredibly juicy and, well, tender in the interior. Pork tenderloin is so crave-worthy that you'll be making it a regular on your dinner table this summer. Here are the four things you need to know for cooking juicy pork tenderloin in under 30 minutes.

READ MORE »

20 Ways to Use Your Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill — Recipes from The Kitchn

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron skillet, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast iron pan recipe to be prepared on the grill. Yes, even if you have a charcoal grill.

Whether it's imbuing a smoky tinge into a skillet hash of turnips and eggs or making a juicy pork tenderloin in the middle of the week, here are 20 of our favorite cast iron pan recipes to try on the grill.

READ MORE »

Powered by WordPress All Content Copyright © chadjohannesen.com My Perspective, Tips, Advice, and Things I Find Interesting
Theme created with SpiderWeb Press™.