The Blog - Amuse Bouche

Chef Colleen’s blog shares her quick take on recipes, food, cooking, nutrition, healthy active living, and whatever else strikes her fancy – or your fancy.

What do we mean by that? Send in your cooking-and food-related questions and Chef Colleen will answer them. It’s even better than being able to call your mom about how to thaw that Thanksgiving turkey… unless your mom is a food scientist and chef too. 

how sweet are sugars
Food Science

How Sweet It Is

We naturally love sweet tasting foods but refined sugar is in every food imaginable and is harmful to our health. There are other ways to add some sweetness to your food besides table sugar.

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Good Gravy!

Gravy is one of those wonderful dishes that elevates a meal. I’m going to share my tried-and-true method for making gravy along with a couple

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I’m Stuffed!

Many people only eat stuffing (also called dressing) once or twice a year at holiday dinners. That makes this savoury, herby bread dish all the

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