Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

Local producer Little Wild Things hopes to fill those needs by moving into bigger digs in Ivy City Edible flowers and microgreens are appearing in more dishes and drinks throughout the area these days, cropping up everywhere from Michelin-starred restaurants such as Barmini to food incubators like Union Kitchen.

Source: Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

Now’s the Time to Buy a Sous Vide

As prices have come down Sous Vide devices have become increasingly popular with home chefs. I have this Anova model and am very happy with it. It is now at it’s lowest price ever on Amazon.com and a great deal. If you are looking to make your kitchen life a little easier or want to turn low cost cuts of meat into mouth watering delights, give it a try. Here is an excellent Anova tutorial on using a Sous Vide. The Sous Vide Facebook group has over 21,000 members.

Instant Pot 101: How To Cook Vegetables

From starchy veggies to green veggies to the fungus among us, learn how to perfectly cook every nutritious and delicious vegetable in your Instant Pot pressure cooker with this comprehensive Instant Pot 101 guide. If you’ve cooked enough vegetables in your Instant Pot, you know that it can be a very delicate balance!

Source: Instant Pot 101: How To Cook Vegetables

Military Chefs Sound Off About Food at Blue Star Families Event

Chefs from the armed forces partnered with top D.C. chefs for a friendly cooking competition Red, white, and blue Mardi Gras beads aren’t typically paired with a uniform, unless they’re worn at D.C.’s annual Blue Star Families culinary competition.

Great to see a number of military chefs who are part of the Visiting Chef Program at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run participating.

Source: Military Chefs Sound Off About Food at Blue Star Families Event