• Kitchen Tips
  • Dried Herbs vs Fresh Herbs

    Kitchen Tips: Have you wondered what the difference is? Dried leaf herbs have more concentrated flavor than fresh herbs. If you are substituting dried leaf herbs for fresh, use 1/3 the amount called for in the recipe. For example, if the recipe calls for 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, use 1 teaspoon dried leaf thyme.  If […]

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  • Use a Spiralizer to Make Vegetable Noodles

    Kitchen Tips: If you are looking for an alternative to gluten-free grains or potentially highly processed gluten-free noodles, try making your own noodles from vegetables, using an inexpensive spiralizer.  A large variety of produce (examples below) can be spiralized and Chef Marshall shows just how easy it is to use in this video: https://www.facebook.com/ChefMarshallOBrienGroup/videos/2361612220770526/ Apple Beet […]

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  • No More Stained Food Containers

    Kitchen Tips: If last night’s spaghetti has left your plastic container/Tupperware with a light orange-colored stain and diligent washing just won’t remove it, try baking soda instead. Simply wipe the inside of the stained container with a smooth water-and-soda paste, allow to sit for a few hours and then rinse clean. If you use glass […]

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  • Helpful Kitchen Tool List

    HERE’S A HELPFUL KITCHEN TOOL LIST, AND RECIPES, FOR YOU: Chef Marshall shares some of his go-to tools in his home kitchen. If you are roasting hot like everyone here is in the Midwest, you may like a refreshing Summer dish try – Quinoa, Sweet Corn and Green Bean Salad – https://chefmarshallobrien.com/…/quino…/ Perfect as is […]

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  • Save Time With a Scrap Bowl

    Kitchen Tips: Rather than trekking across the kitchen to the compost bin or garbage can each time you’ve finished trimming ingredients, keep a scrap bowl on your work surface. Throw everything in there and dispose of the scraps just once at the end of the process