Why Baking Sheets and Cooling Racks Aren’t Just for Baking

The combo of a rimmed baking sheet fitted with a wire cooling rack is an unsung hero in the savory world, offering air flow and circulation for even brining, cooking, and cooling. Here’s a look at their many uses.

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Thanks to All the Visiting Chefs

We are less than a week away from when the 100th Wounded Warrior and their family will check in for a week stay at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run. As we approach this milestone event all the volunteer Staff Chefs and Sous Chefs want to thank the over 60 Visiting Chefs that come out each Sunday night and prepare amazing meals for the families. It is almost always the best dinner the family has ever had, and it means so much to us to be part of that.

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How to Set Up a Prep Station Like a Pro Cook

When cooking at home, you don’t need to set yourself up as rigorously as someone might in a restaurant kitchen, but there are still plenty of helpful tips to take from professional chefs. These tricks are especially useful if you’re planning a dinner party for friends or spending the weekend pretending to be on Chopped (everyone does that, right?). If you understand the main goals for any station, then you can create one that works best for you in your kitchen.

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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.

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