Always have something ready in the freezer for unexpected guests, whether it is cheese straws or chocolate chip cookies. It’s easy enough to keep either dough ready to slice and bake for holiday parties, or for a quick response to a shower invitation.
Kat King, Aria
Nutritional yeast, hot sauce, kimchi, sesame, toasted nori… all add punch to the simplest dishes.
Hugh Acheson, Five and Ten, Empire State South, The National, Spiller Park Coffee.
Braising is a good time saving, cold weather technique. It doesn’t require advanced knife cuts and difficult technique, and everything gets cooked together in the oven. It can also be done with lesser cuts of meat. Plus, it’s always better the next day for leftovers.
Craig Richards, Hampton + Hudson
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