Culinary Tips

Fine Cooking's Feta Dill Dip

Warm Brie and Fig Dip

This recipe is inspired by a refreshing cheese dip I remember testing when I worked at Fine Cooking’s test kitchen. Feta cheese and Greek yogurt make the dip extra creamy, while the dill brightens it. Take a look here. My brie and fig dip is also cheese based, but is […]

summer gazpacho

Summer Gazpacho

Gazpacho was one of the first recipes I learned in culinary school. It’s not very involved, it’s quickly prepared, and best of all, it is absolutely delicious. Or maybe it was because it’s so darn hot down in Panama and this soup is refreshing. Either way, gazpacho is a great weeknight […]

3 Ways with Popcorn

Featured on FBG: Popcorn 3 Ways, from Bagged to Gourmet

Because many flavored bagged popcorn use artificial flavoring and coloring, I usually stick to just sea salt. But sometimes I’m hankering for more flavor, which is why I set out to create ways to naturally doctor a clean batch of bagged popcorn — popcorn that only contains corn and a […]