With so many parties to plan and so little time it always helps to have a little inspiration. These little truffles make for the perfect finger food for an Oscar party, a healthy dessert for a dinner party, and a guilt-free afternoon snack. Use this healthy truffle recipe for a low-calorie base for all your truffles. Add any flavor combination you’d like to match the theme of your party and watch these delectable little treats disappear.
We thought it only fitting to bring in the year of the sheep on Chinese New Year with a delicious homemade wonton soup. This recipe is quick, simple, and yummy! Learn how to fold your wontons like a pro and start making wonton soup for everyone you love.
There are certain traditional dishes that spell romance. Just as red roses and chocolates paint the picture of a timeless gift representing romance, a roulade is a traditional romantic meal for two.
Although a pork tenderloin roulade usually makes enough to feed a whole family, there’s something timeless and romantic about the spiraled meat dish served with a light salad. So, for this Valentine’s Day if you’re looking for the classic romantic dinner, look no further than right here.
Just because you’re cutting calories and eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste, especially during a holiday or special occasion. That’s why we’ve come up with a delectable dinner on a diet idea – salmon in parchment paper. It’s our personal way of saying “keep up the good work” to all you dieters out there, especially on Valentine’s Day!
Learning how to make homemade pasta is essential for many reasons. The first being, it’s much healthier. Instead of the many ingredients, half of which no one can pronounce in most store bought items these days, you are in control of what goes into your pasta. Next, homemade pasta is a breeze to make and gives any dish an artisan appearance.
With only 2 ingredients, there is no reason you shouldn’t at least try to make your own homemade pasta! Watch our short and simple video, or follow our step-by-step process for how to make easy, homemade pasta.
Parchment paper should be a staple in every kitchen, ranging from the gourmet to the ordinary. It works as a non-stick for baking, a bag for cooking, and a quick clean-up when you’re finished. So, we’ve decided, as part of the Gygi’s kitchen basics campaign, it was necessary to show how to cook in parchment paper. Watch our 1 minute video and go through our quick and easy 5-step process to become the pro of cooking in parchment bags.
We prefer using parchment bags when cooking because they allow you to skip the hassle of folding all the edges. They make it easier by allowing you to simply place your food in the bag, fold one edge, and have a mouth watering meal in a matter of minutes.
Spatchcocking is the process of splitting, then flattening a chicken. By using the spatchcock method you cut down on cooking time and you expose more of the bird to seasonings, juices, and flavors for a mouth watering meal. Learning how to spatchcock a chicken sounds difficult, but it’s one of those cooking techniques that ultimately saves time and is very simple to do.
We’ll walk you through how to spatchcock a chicken in 6 simple steps, or you can watch our 1 minute video about how to spatchcock a chicken.
Have extra berries lying around? Need a sweet topping for your Saturday brunch? Want to add a little extra to a dessert? Whip up a succulent fruit compote that will sweeten any dish and impress any guest.
Created in medieval Europe as a cheap and easy dessert, compotes became a popular household dish. Made with mostly fruit and sugar, compotes were traditionally flavored with a citrus, such as, lemon or orange, cinnamon, and vanilla. But, the great thing about compote is it’s really hard to ruin. Pick any variation of flavors you like best, with a fruit or berry, and add sugar.
Everyone should know the best ways to cook their vegetables. It’s a staple in every chef’s handbook (even if you’re the chef of your own kitchen). That’s why we made a Gygi quick guide on the best ways and times to cook your vegetables.
Let’s talk vegetables, they might not be your favorite, but when cooked right can add tremendous flavor, color, and nutrition to a meal. One of the most common ways to cook vegetables is to steam them with a little hot water in the bottom of a saucepan and a steamer basket. It’s easy to tell if your vegetables are done by the color and tenderness of the vegetable.
Here is a quick guide to steaming vegetables.