Tip Tuesday: Meat’s done? Let it rest.

Tip Tuesday: Meat’s done? Let it rest.

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] Let us do the hard work: Meal planning. Recipes. Grocery Lists. You: Enjoy Dinner. Meat’s done? Let it rest. The juices in meat move to the center while it’s cooking. Letting meat rest for 5 – 15 minutes after cooking...
Tip Tuesday: How fresh are those shrimp?

Tip Tuesday: How fresh are those shrimp?

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] Let us do the hard work: Meal planning. Recipes. Grocery Lists. You: Enjoy Dinner. Did you know that most shrimp are frozen when they’re brought out of the water. Don’t pay the “fresh” premium for shrimp that are...
How to Pick the Perfect Cantaloupe

How to Pick the Perfect Cantaloupe

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] Summer, the season of healthy and delicious fruit, has officially started. You’ll find a host of fresh berries, melons and assorted fruits at your local grocer, providing a variety of options for breakfast, lunch, snack-time and...
Save the Sauce

Save the Sauce

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] If you’re like me, you cringe at thought of wasting food. Even a tiny morsel. Seriously, I was raised in a home where nothing went to waste. Chalk it up to my dad’s rural farm upbringing where there were plenty of animals and...
Clearly, Honey!

Clearly, Honey!

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] Let us do the hard work: Meal planning. Recipes. Grocery Lists. You: Enjoy Dinner. If you’re like me, you love honey! In tea, lemonade, milk, marinades and bbq sauce; on toast, fruit, crepes and biscuits. Honey ranks high on the list...
The cool dark world of spices

The cool dark world of spices

DinnerDork [ ˈdi-nərˈdȯrk ] Ok, so “the cool dark world of spices” is perhaps a bit….much, but hey – I’m trying to spice this up…(I should be embarrassed, but I’m not). In all seriousness, without being anthropomorphic about...