Tip 1: Emily Kutchins
When cooking on a budget, choose a seasonal ingredient to showcase your dish. Locally grown and seasonal ingredients will add great flavor and nutrition to your dish.
Tip 2: Colleen Cleek
A sprig of dill will perk up almost any soup, salad, or main dish. The feathery leaves enhance seafood sauces, salad dressings and soups. Leaves can be dried or frozen. Simply snip off some as needed.
Tip 3: Colleen Cleek
Pour vanilla extract on a piece of cotton and place it in the back of the refrigerator to eliminate odors. It's an alternative to using a box of baking soda.
Tip 4: Ji Cha
When peeling ginger, shave it off with a spoon. So much easier and less waste.
Tip 5: Shayna Raichilson
Always use dried herbs for cooking and fresh herbs for finishing (adding at the last possible moment).
Tip 6: Vanessa Gunnell
Use a fork to quickly separate parsley leaves from stems. Just run the fork toward the leaves backwards.
Tip 7: Ed Battaglia
Taste as you cook to maintain proper seasoning.