Food & Nutrition

12 Professional Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Fast-Food Items

Todd Williamson/Invision/AP/ShutterstockBurger time For her fast-food fix, Teresa Montaño, executive chef of Otoño, a Spanish-influenced restaurant in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, heads to In-N-Out. Her order? A double-double with a side of fries. “Not only is the food great, but I greatly admire their operation as well,” says Montaño, who prefers her […]

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15 Chefs Reveal Which Foods They Rarely Ever Cook from Scratch

Dijon mustard Aleksandrova Karina/Shutterstock “Dijon has the perfect balance of sweet, sour, and tang,” says Mike Harvey, executive chef of Queen Street Catering in Charleston, South Carolina, who prefers the Maille brand. “Mustard is one of two natural emulsifiers that allow two things that don’t want to combine come together, like water and vinegar or […]

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10 Comfort Foods Professional Chefs Always Cook at Home

Recipes & Cooking Alma Schneider LCSWApr 04 Most chefs obviously enjoy cooking, but they don’t necessarily want to make time-consuming dishes every night at home. Fortunately for us, some of them are willing to share their secrets to making globally-inspired, tasty, and comforting dishes. Mushroom braised short ribs Martin Turzak/Shutterstock Personal Chef Jana Silvia loves […]