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Articles in: In the Kitchen

Eli Haddix
- 3 days 21 hours ago
If you’re anything like me, preparing dinner after a long day at work can be intimidating. It takes planning and you have to have the right...
Eli Haddix
- 10 weeks 14 hours ago
Oh no, summer’s over! No more farm fresh veggies and produce for another six months at least. Can I keep up my healthy eating trend without...
Eli Haddix
- 26 weeks 3 days ago
Summer is tough to tolerate with its high heat and excessive humidity, driving many inside on those unbearable days. But that doesn’t exactly...
Eli Haddix
- 1 year 17 weeks ago
In the past few years, there has been a noticeable trend in marketing toward seasonal fare, especially in the fall. Particularly effective is the...
Eli Haddix
- 1 year 35 weeks ago
As a self-proclaimed “meat-a-saurus,” I became nervous when it was suggested to me that I create a recipe for a gourmet veggie burger. I...
Eli Haddix
- 2 years 1 week ago
When you work with food as much as I do, everyday fare can become a bit mundane. Some days I crave inspiration, and add some spice to an old favorite...
Eli Haddix
- 2 years 27 weeks ago
I have fond memories as a child of watching food shows on TV. Some of my favorite chefs still to this day were those who could take “a little...
Eli Haddix
- 2 years 36 weeks ago
I have a soft spot in my heart for Italian cuisine. Afforded my first opportunity in management at an independent Italian restaurant, I learned to...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 6 days ago
When I entertain, I like to keep things simple. That way it’s easier to execute everything on time before and after the guests arrive. But that...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
With any long-running television series, there is a buildup of demand just before a new season begins. Revisiting, remembering, and renewing old...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 19 weeks ago
In the day-to-day operations of being a restaurant manager, I often find myself worrying about the business while awash in “busy-ness.”...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 27 weeks ago
Ahhhhh, summer. Humidity, mosquitos, losing AC function in your car. All promised by our wonderful friend that joins us from mid-April to mid-October...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 36 weeks ago
An 80-year-old salad … sounds appetizing, right? With so many things changing in the culinary arena over the last 30 years or so, and...
Eli Haddix
- 3 years 48 weeks ago
My task was simple, yet challenging: Create a salad that doubled as an entrée. For me, the challenge was twofold. I didn’t want to just...
Eli Haddix
- 4 years 19 weeks ago
I was met with a familiar obstacle. I was asked to use an ingredient that will be in season at the time of publication, but not necessarily at the...
Eli Haddix
- 4 years 27 weeks ago
One of my all-time favorite dishes in the summer is a bright caprese salad. Made with seasonal ingredients at the peak of their freshness, caprese...
Eli Haddix
- 4 years 35 weeks ago
Readers familiar with my recipes know that I always try to take something delicious and seemingly complex and add a twist to make it more...
Eli Haddix
- 4 years 45 weeks ago
Each year, for me, spring brings a renewed sense of purpose and an appreciation for the health benefits that come from being outside. Coupled with...
Eli Haddix
- 5 years 4 days ago
I absolutely love making gourmet food simpler for the everyday cook. A dessert that has long been in my repertoire, but is usually daunting to most,...
Eli Haddix
- 5 years 5 weeks ago
I can trace my roots as an avid culinarian back to when I was a child, sitting on a counter, helping mix, frost, clean, and taste the wonderful...