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.

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!

Turmeric

During my recent trip to India, my dear friend and fellow cook Natacha suggested we go to the spice market in New Delhi.

Cures for the Carboholic: Herbed Fish with Cilantro

How do you cure a carboholic? In this segment, which aired on Sunday, March 11, 2007 on New York’s CBS2 Sunday Morning News, Jennifer showcased ‘Herbed Fish with Cilantro’ for Tony Tantillo.

Cures for the Carboholic: Gazpacho with Basil

In this segment on how to cure a carboholic, which aired on Sunday, March 11, 2007 on New York’s CBS2 Sunday Morning News, Jennifer prepared ‘Gazpacho with Basil’ for CBS’s Tony Tantillo.