Deep-fried crinkle cut fries. Shallow-fried waffle fries. Pan-fried curly fries. Air-fried shoestring fries. Baked standard fries. No matter how you cook or cut them, French fries are universally loved.
As much as we all like to support our local restaurants, especially during the pandemic, let’s face it: takeout is expensive. And yet, between work, school, and other responsibilities, North Americans have grown to rely on it…a lot.
No matter how busy life gets, no matter how many after-school clubs your kids have joined or how much help they need with homework, your family still has to eat. But that doesn’t mean you need to eat frozen pizza or mac ‘n’ cheese for every meal. It also doesn’t mean you need to neglect your beautiful family as you measure ingredients and decode a recipe.
Stepping outside your comfort zone can be difficult no matter what you’re doing, but if you’re looking to branch out, the kitchen is a great place to start. Even the most seasoned cooks need inspiration sometimes. Whether you’re an old pro or a newbie to the cooking world, here are some ways to spice things up in the kitchen.
In households throughout the world, the hub is the bustling kitchen, where steaming pots on the stove and bread baking in the oven are just as likely to nourish the body as they are to comfort the soul.
Dust off the blender and let your spice cupboard lead you to a whole new world of easy and original breakfast options.