the grown up kitchen

How To Make American-Style ‘Over-Easy’ Eggs

An over-easy eggs on toast is a simple breakfast treat, but these eggs are equally at home atop a bed of rice, a burger, or even a piece of pizza. Finding that sweet spot where the whites are fully cooked but the yolk is still nice and runny isn’t difficult…

How To Make A Pan Sauce (AKA Jus)

When I first started cooking for myself and others, I considered a steak dinner to be the epitome of sophisticated adult-ness, especially when served with an aggressively tannic bottle of red wine. I wasn’t bad at making the meal, but one element always eluded me: The freaking pan sauce.

Become A Better Cook By Keeping A Spoon In Your Salt Cellar

Become A Better Cook By Keeping A Spoon In Your Salt Cellar

As an unapologetic craver of the glorious mineral that is sodium chloride, I firmly believe that anyone who’s serious about cooking needs an easily-accessible salt cellar. No other ingredient changes the way you perceive flavours like salt does; while it’s rarely the sole seasoning agent in a recipe, it’s the…