Blog Archives for category Kitchen Basics

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Kitchen Basics: Cutting a Mango

While preparing to make the Mango salsa last time I was home, Mr. RWB asked me to show him how… Continue reading »

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Kitchen Basics: Roasting and Freezing Peppers

Alas, hatch chili season has come to an end. I have about two pounds in my fridge and with this… Continue reading »

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Kitchen Basics: How to Butterfly a Shrimp

Shrimp is a staple at our house and I’m always looking for new ways to prepare it. When an email… Continue reading »


Kitchen Basics: Cutting a Bell Pepper

I LOVE bell peppers: red, yellow, green, orange. They’re great in everything from salads to soups to stir-fry and even… Continue reading »

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Kitchen Basics: How to Matchstick Vegetables (Julienne)

Dinner parties are so much fun! I love having guests over because the wedding china and crystal gets a good… Continue reading »

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Kitchen Basics: Dicing an Onion

All the cooking in the Andrew household must have been done by the women. I say this because my husband’s… Continue reading »