Skinny Chef Blog

This category features all posts on SkinnyChef.com, whether they are blog posts in the traditional sense, recipes, or short asides highlighting content from around the web. Enjoy.

Healthy Travel

For me, summer always means taking short car trips to the Jersey shore, visiting friends and family who are dusting off their grills, and traveling to annual pool parties.

Choosing Knives

Quality, not quantity should be your guide. A well-made set of 3-4 knives is plenty for a beginner or intermediate home cook. If you want to splurge, by all means check out Korin’s astounding knife collection.

Eat, Pray, Love

A great summer read, but an even better travel read, her tales of dark-eyed men, wise gurus, and breathtaking sites will have you grinning. Did she leave anything out? Certainly not the tongue and cheek humor of a smart and happening lady who has experienced tough times yet loved deeply.

What Knives Should You Buy?

Every kitchen should have at least three knives: The chef’s knife, a serrated knife, and a paring knife. The chef’s knife, usually 8-10 inches long, is the knife I use every day and the workhorse in anyone’s kitchen. It is used for chopping, slicing and dicing, basically it’s the all-purpose knife.

Cure for the Carboholic #2

As I watched my husband reach for the bread basket, I started thinking about possible new healthy recipes to entice him away from all the processed carbohydrates.

Super Beauty Foods

Toss the wrinkle creams, cancel your cosmetic surgery appointment because your mother was right – you are what you eat. In this segment, which aired on NBC’s Today Show, Self magazine’s Jennifer Iserloh shows Campbell Brown fruits and spices that will make you brighter and healthier.

Granny’s Lessons

‘Don’t handle the dough too much, Granny scolded the young girl standing on a stool in order to reach the kitchen counter. ‘The heat from your hands will melt the butter and ruin the texture of the dough.’

Healthy Homemade Foods – WCBS.com

Find out how the Skinny Chef taught a New York City family, the Blackshires, how to cook healthy versions of take-out classics. She keeps it healthy, simple, and fun with perfect meal suggestions that your little ones will gobble up!