9 Plants for Your Herb Garden
03-30-2018 - Fresh herbs are the secret to transforming easy dishes into extraordinary meals. Herbs are also the easiest plants to grow, they make a great addition to any backyard or windowsill, and make meals fresher, healthier, and all around more delicious. Now that it’s time to celebrate the freshness of a new season and put an end to the doldrums of winter cooking, check out these nine essential herbs to grow and cook with this spring!
7 Recipes to Fight Food Waste
02-05-2018 - What's the most powerful weapon in the fight against food waste? The knowledge of how to cook with kitchen scraps. You can do your part to help reduce food waste simply by giving leftover odds and ends a second look. From vegetable stock to apricot pit ice cream, check out these seven recipes to revive forgotten food scraps.
6 Food Trends That Will Take Over 2018
01-11-2018 - From tacos to mushroom coffee and spirulina to harissa, 2018 is shaping up to be a flavorful year in the kitchen. Find out what have been named the biggest food trends this year, and discover tasty ways to incorporate them into your recipes at home.
5 Snacks to Leave Out for Guests Who Graze
12-13-2017 - For most, the holiday season means gathering family and friends in your home to visit and celebrate the season. Make sure to have plenty of snacks on hand to satisfy the hands (and mouths) of guests who graze! From seasoned and roasted almonds to freshly baked macaroons, here are a few ideas.
7 Ways To Cook With Gorgeous Gourds
10-19-2017 - Gourd varietals are arguably the official ingredient representing the Fall season, and working these nostalgic flavors into your meals is one of the best ways to enjoy them. Now is the perfect time to go out, grab a butternut squash or pumpkin and get cooking with these seven delectable recipes.
5 Iconic Fall Flavors That Aren't Pumpkin Spice
09-12-2017 - Felled red and orange leaves, warm drinks and rich foods all come to mind as the fall season approaches. But let's get even more granular and consider five nostalgic flavors — and iconic recipes for each — to prepare you for the cooler season.
Chef Bahr on NYC Food Trends, Favorite Spices and Culinary Inspiration
08-09-2017 - Cozymeal's Chef Bahr, a master of cuisine in New York City, dishes on where he draws culinary inspiration, his favorite spices to work with and food trends gaining in popularity.
5 Meals You Can Serve Up in One Bowl
07-06-2017 - Sometimes you dirty every dish in the kitchen to craft the perfect culinary creation, and other times you want to use as few dishes as possible. These recipes focus on the latter, where one bowl is really all you need for a delicious meal.
Skip the Coffee: Foods That Will Perk You Right Up
05-18-2017 - Want to break, or at least decrease, your daily coffee or caffeine habits? It's completely doable if you have the right tools. These six alternatives to your morning cappuccino will leave you feeling energized, and may even provide some of your daily vitamins. Good luck!
7 Food Holidays You Should Be Celebrating
04-06-2017 - Which food holidays do you celebrate? We've rounded up seven celebrations we think might catch your eye — and your tastebuds. These national food holidays are sure to become fast favorites that you’ll want to make part of your yearly tradition.
5 Foods You Should Never Store in the Fridge
03-15-2017 - We've all made the unfortunate mistake of storing some type of food in the refrigerator and ruining it before it's made into a meal. Don't let this happen to you! Check out this list of five foods you should never, ever store in the fridge.
Top 10 Foods For Eating Healthy In 2017
01-10-2017 - If your New Year’s resolutions are anything like ours, starting 2017 off on a healthy note is at the top of your list. To help us stick to and achieve our goals, we've compiled the top 10 latest healthy food trends and superfood ingredients. Happy eating!
19 Video Tutorials That Will Help You Learn to Cook Like a Chef
11-03-2015 - Because life's too short to only know how to make ramen, cereal, and toast.
Interviews with Chef Terry and Chef V: The Origins of Their Recipes
08-27-2015 - "Everything I do is to help a light bulb go off in someone’s head and make his or her life more wonderful." —Chef V
Cake Decorating: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know
06-16-2015 - Cakes, how to adorn them, and how we relate to them—we're covering it all with frosting and a critical eye.
How to Become a Spanish and Italian Chef: an Interview with Chef James
06-16-2015 - Chef James offers cooking classes, catering, private dinners, and farmers’ market tours through Cozymeal. We spoke to him about how he started cooking, what everyone at home needs to know about cooking, and his gold standard for a farmers' market.
Learn To Cook These 21 Types Of Dumplings
06-11-2015 - Dumplings are universally delicious. They are also so much more than the greasy, squishy morsels delivered from the place around the corner. Many cultures around the world have their own variety of dough wrapped around a tasty filling. Surprise your friends and yourself next time you’re in search of an appetizer: trying one of these recipes that range from Southern to South Asian.
How To Be A Sushi Chef: Interviews With Chef Kaz And Chef Edison
05-06-2015 - Sushi was once a delicacy only found in high-end Japanese enclaves of big American cities if you could find it outside of Japan. Now you can buy it at the Walgreens with the homeless guy by the counter. Even kids list the simpler rolls as their favorite food: spicy tuna, California roll, tempura roll. Much like Chinese food, it has become something that people throw out casually when thinking of restaurant options: “I could go for sushi,” “What about sushi?”, or “No, I had sushi for lunch.” Despite its ubiquity, sushi still isn’t something most people would list as among their go-to home-cooked meals. The techniques of sushi appear simple (cut the fish perfectly) but are nigh-impossible to master (cut the fish perfectly). To dispel the mystery, Cozymeal talked to our sushi chefs, Chef Kaz and Chef Edison, about what everyone should know about making sushi, what inspires them, and how often they almost got fired.
Learn To Cook Italian Food In Less Than An Hour
04-30-2015 - Learn the process not the recipe. Cooking after work never stops being a struggle. You want to watch TV, you want to do laundry, you want to grab drinks, you want to sleep. Oh, and you also want to cook a nutritious and satisfying meal in a miniscule window of time. It’s tough. Never fear. Cozymeal will teach you the basics of Italian food. These rules will enable you to whip up authentic Italian dishes in the little time you have after work, and you can browse recipes with ease.
16 San Francisco Foods You'll Never Forget
04-23-2015 - We all know that San Francisco is home to America's greatest foods, right? We can agree on that. But whether you lived here before tech or relocated two weeks ago, there are always new treats to try. These sixteen San Francisco foods form the city’s culinary core. Through a combination of unique local ingredients, exceptional past residents, and that trademark SF ingenuity, we’ve inherited foods that would seem bizarre anywhere else. You can’t beat them. Enjoy.