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Answers to your basic cooking questions and things I feel really strongly about.
Eating less is NOT the answer this chef will give you!
If you're asking for cheese on top of your seafood pasta, I can promise you, your waiter is making fun of you.
Try coconut milk, or the even thicker coconut cream.
Kosher. It has the best taste for cooking.
Here are three simple tips!
Most savory cooking does not require precision.
Restaurants in Italy that don't cater to tourists won't even serve you a cappuccino after a meal.
I did not invent these no-refrigeration principles. The Italians did. I am just the messenger.
If this phenomenon regularly happens to you, it might just be that you are missing one simple cooking hint
The bottom line is that they are essentially the same thing. They both mean "cooking something in the oven."
Fortunately the broiler is easier to find than your G-Spot. It's on the ceiling of your oven.
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"Elana’s approach is simple – with the right ingredients, love, and a little laughter, anyone can make a great meal."
I am currently deep in the study of Persian cuisine. This involves: eating at restaurants, eating at Perisan friends' houses, getting my hands on the most authentic cookbooks and simply...
Don't think for a moment that these healthier chocolate recipes are not incredibly indulgent. I got your back. And your belly.
Lighter, fresher versions of your Bubbe's favorite recipes.
A common question I receive in my cooking classes is which olive oil to choose. This is NOT a no-brainer question.
Elana's list of the top 7 olive oils for cooking and drizzling.
Trust me. I know exactly why your Italian waiters are laughing at you.
People have this belief that a party is an excuse to serve and eat unhealthy food. Elena tells you in this article, it is not.
White Sangria, Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho, Fig and Gorgonzola Bites, Grilled Steak Bites, Smoked Salmon Tartar on Cucumber, Burrata Crostini with Honeyed Leeks and Basil
Rose Meringues, Juicy Spiced Chicken with Hazelnuts, Honey and Rose Water, Rose Tea, Risotto with Rose Water and Saffron, Rose Hot Chocolate, Watermelon Rose Granita