How to Poach an Egg

I was watching an episode of Chopped the other night, and one of the contestants decided to add a poached egg to their plate. I saw the judges ooh and ahh over how perfectly...
How To Sprout Lentils from domesticsoul.com

How To Sprout Lentils (and all other beans, too!)

Lately I've been playing around with a ton of new recipes and food prep methods - sprouting, fermentation... you name it, I'm experimenting. I've got a batch of fermented ginger carrots going. My first...
How To Make Wilted Celery Crisp Again from domesticsoul.com

How To Make Wilted Celery Crisp Again

I'm sure we've all run into this problem at one time or another. You're in the middle of a recipe. You get to the part where it says "2 stalks celery". You get the...
Rosemary Roasted Chicken & Cauliflower Recipe from domesticsoul.com

Rosemary Roasted Chicken and Cauliflower Recipe

Once upon a time, I was browsing through the clearance rack at my local grocery store, and I came across some spice packets from McCormick. On the back of these spice packets were recipe...

Recipe: Kielbasa and Eggs

I love kielbasa. Fresh, smoked - it doesn't matter, it's all delicious! Kielbasa shows up a lot at our family dinners. Fresh kielbasa is almost always a side dish at Thanksgiving (truth be told, I...
How To Tuck Chicken Legs Before Roasting from domesticsoul.com

How To: Tuck Chicken Legs Before Roasting

I'm sitting here watching an episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. One thing I really like about the restaurants they feature is almost everything is made from scratch. Many of the restaurants even...
Pork with Apple Mustard Sauce Recipe from domesticsoul.com

Pork with Apple Mustard Sauce Recipe

Pork chops and apples have always been a go-to combination in my house. It's a pretty traditional combination, and one that can be used to create many different dishes with just a few added...

How To Make Chicken Soup

It's a snow day! Yay for snow! And what is better on a cold, snowy day than a big bowl of homemade chicken soup (and maybe a little hot chocolate too). So, as promised this...
Beef, Bacon, and Rum Stew Recipe from domesticsoul.com

Beef, Bacon, and Rum Stew Recipe

Since it's cold out, I'm having the urge for "stick to your ribs" food. Heavy soups, stews, etc. I love a good salad as much as the next person, but as I write this,...
Ginger Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe from domesticsoul.com

Ginger Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Dinner last night was amazing. So delicious. So nutritious. So easy to make! I like to keep a stash of chopped vegetables in the house. It makes for a quick dinner fix when you've had...