The Mountain Kitchen Tips

Learn kitchen tips, tricks and secrets to make working in your kitchen more enjoyable.

12 Christmas Gift Ideas For A Person That Loves to Cook

12 Christmas Gift Ideas For A Person That Loves to Cook

The holiday season is upon us once again. Can you believe it? Me either! Today is Black Friday and I don’t know about you, but it doesn’t mean anything to me. I didn’t want to get up at the butt-crack-O’-dawn to hit the stores in […]

7 Ways to Become Inspired to Cook {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

7 Ways to Become Inspired to Cook {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

I get asked all the time where I find the recipes that I cook. My answer is always the same. I find almost all of my recipes online or in magazines, but I almost always put my own spin on them, usually taking out anything processed […]

Grinding Hamburger Meat 101

Grinding Hamburger Meat 101

I’m here to tell you, grinding hamburger meat is not overrated. David and I finally broke down and bought the meat grinding attachment of our mixer to grind our own hamburger meat. We have actually made burgers from fresh ground meat a couple of times […]

4 Ways to Preserve Basil For the Winter Months {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

4 Ways to Preserve Basil For the Winter Months {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

We are supposed to get our first frost of the season this week! If you haven’t already had a frost, hurry up and get those tender plants outside inside or say good-bye! I am actually planning to dig up my basil plant, pot it and […]

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Soup

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Soup

Last week ushered in the first day of fall. Don’t you just love this time of year? The crisp air outside brings us harvest, football, hay rides, bonfires sweaters, and soup pots. Soup season has officially started and there is nothing more comforting than a […]

Spice Up Your Pasta

Spice Up Your Pasta

Sometimes we all need a break from the usual rotation. If you love spice it is easy to change-up your normal pasta. Spice up your pasta! Here’s how: When making your normal sauce or bolognaise, add ¼ to ½ cup chopped bite-size Dried Hot Sopressata to the […]

Cooking Mistake: An Overcrowded Pan {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

Cooking Mistake: An Overcrowded Pan {The Mountain Kitchen Tips

You can ruin an entire meal just by having an overcrowded pan. It is a common kitchen mistake. If you can’t seem to figure out why good recipes keep causing you disappointment, I can help you: Give your food some space. Yes, cooking in batches takes […]

Homemade Cream of Chicken Condensed Soup

Homemade Cream of Chicken Condensed Soup

Today, I am going to teach you how to make delicious homemade cream of chicken condensed soup using a very simple recipe. Once you make your own, you will never buy that canned goop again! Speaking of goop, have you ever looked the ingredients on the […]