Learn how to conquer these techniques in the kitchen.

How To: Roast Garlic

How To: Roast Garlic

Roasted Garlic is my home’s natural Febreze. I mean, even if I just want to feel better, I throw garlic in the oven and let the house slowly turn into Mario Batali’s childhood villa.

Roasting garlic is just one of those things that is really easy to do, if you’re just shown how to do it once. There is no need to buy pre-made roasted garlic once you master it yourself. You’ll love it.

So here you go:

How To: Brine

How To: Brine

Sometimes Mr. Marinade bores me and I want to hang out with someone a little more exciting. That’s when I go out with Mr. Brine. He’s actually nothing more than a salt solution but he can add a lot of flavor fun. The type of protein you are making – pork, turkey, fish – and its size, will determine how long you let it brine, but if you’re new to Mr. Brine, you need to give him a chance.