Food

Bringing it all together with tacos

By Elliot Kantor So, you’ve learned how to cook rice without burning it, stir fries without launching vegetables everywhere, and pico de gallo without under-seasoning your tomatoes. Now it’s time to put it all together. The goal is to make…

Pico de Gallo seasoning secrets

By Elliot Kantor One of the most important skills for people first learning to cook is seasoning to taste. You need to know how to do two things: taste the food and make changes. Then repeat. To master these two…

A sweet but silent t(h)reat

By Tyler Churilla    Throughout the past year, scientific research and testing has been second to none in modern society. Covid-19 has forced the world’s top medical professionals into a crazed state of non-stop research and trials for a potential vaccine….

Pizza time!

By Elliot Kantor You could always buy a store-bought pizza dough, but making it yourself is fast and easy. If you have a scale, a simple ratio is 300g bread flour*, 200g warm water, 6g salt, 3g yeast, and a…

Harness the history of the Chocolate chip cookie

By Elliot Kantor In 1938, Ruth Graves Wakefield was working in the Toll House Inn in Massachusetts, serving home-cooked meals. She invented the chocolate chip cookie, and it was an instant success. She traded her recipe to Nestle for a…

Pasta secrets for the common cook

Though Thanksgiving is usually known for turkey and potatoes, you might want to give the world of pasta a try during the break, using Elliot’s tips. Happy Thanksgiving from The Tiburon! By: Elliot Kantor Although pasta is often the first…

How to make a loaf of bread

By Elliot Kantor Learning to cook is not the laborious process that it used to be. Today, we have internet videos, endless recipes, and more time than ever before to learn new skills. Most people know that they should learn…

Smoothie Extravaganza

By Mason Peters    Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and smoothies can be a quick and nutritious start. On average, it takes three minutes to blend up one’s favorite fruits and vegetables, creating the perfect…

The art of the Sauté

By Elliot Kantor Sautéing, stir frying, or any type of quick cooking in a pan are necessary skills for home cooks. You can make anything from sides to entire meals with a hot pan and a bit of oil. If…

Interesting bread facts

By Will Lazarra and Levi D’Amato The iconic phrase, “Let them eat cake”, muttered by Marie Antoinette, is said to have actually said “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”. This translates into English as “Let them eat brioche” “Let them eat BRIOCHE!” Sliced bread was only invented in…