The Basics

A blanched tomato with the skin being peeled away

Peel Your Own Tomatoes the Easy Way

One of the best-kept secrets is knowing how to blanch and peel your own tomatoes. I use this easy technique for recipes such as ragouts, soups, salads, and anything else that needs fresh tomatoes where I don’t want the skin on. Whole Food Studio is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we […]

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birds eye view of a sourdough loaf

How to make and feed an artisan sourdough starter from scratch

The sourdough starter Sourdough has a fascinating history, dating as far back as 4,000BC in Egypt.  The flour and water mix is called a starter. When mixed with extra flour, water, and other ingredients such as raisins or spices you can then make bread, flapjacks, or simply wrap the dough around a stick and cook […]

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Chopped herbs on two metal spoons laying on a wood board

Never Use The Wrong Herb Again With This Best-kept Secret –  There Are Only Two Types!

Why knowing the difference between herbs matters Imagine, living on an island sans your cookbook . . . You have three herbs: dill, rosemary, and sage, and your friends are coming over. You caught a snapper and need a sensational sauce.Your neighbours dug up a small rucksack of Adirondack Blue potatoes and gave you a basket […]

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