Author: Allen Fillingame, Chef, Mississippi State, MS

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #6

THE BASICS OF WRITING GOOD DIRECTIONS AND RECIPES #6

#6 Avoid putting too many steps in a single notion. But wait a second? Didn’t I just say do it and now I’m saying don’t? Yep. But it’s really not that hard to understand. While combining associated or like steps is encouraged. You want to 

The Reuben – A Sandwich Story

The Reuben – A Sandwich Story

Ok we’re gonna go ahead and kick this history of the sandwich thing off with what I consider, probably, the most controversial of sandwich stories. It’s not the only sandwich we’re gonna learn about that has a disagreement over who created the original. However, I 

The Basics of Writing Good Directions and Recipes #7

The Basics of Writing Good Directions and Recipes #7

#7 Combine associated steps into a single notation. It’s a great idea to save on page space by combining associated steps into a single notation. Examples below. COMBINED- Heat oil in skillet, over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic, diced potatoes, black pepper and half the 

Coming Soon – Shopping

Coming Soon – Shopping

The online store will be coming to the site over the course of the next month, but it’s not going to be just an online store. It will be a collection of online stores located right here on this website. Some will be small businesses 

The basics of writing good directions and recipes.

The basics of writing good directions and recipes.

You might think writing directions and/or recipes is easy. Well trust me, it is not, and when improperly done, the end result almost always suffers. While most people do pretty well in directions to a location, most people do not do well writing directions for 

Scratch Pancakes- Super simple big batch recipe.

Scratch Pancakes- Super simple big batch recipe.

Sometimes it’s tough to find recipes online for large batches. I’m gonna do some recipes like this as I’m sure some institutional chefs could find them helpful in a pinch. I know, I know, who can’t make a pancake? Well,  all gotta start somewhere and 

Quick Diced Tomatoes

Quick Diced Tomatoes

This is a quick little trick to dice tomatoes. The video is a time lapse so I’ll do a little explaining first. First you’ll need 2 dowels (1/2 inch) , a good sharp knife, a cutting board and of course some tomatoes. After you wash