Make It Monday: Cookware 101 - Different Construction Types

Cookware is the lifeblood of your kitchen, but the large number of options can be confusing. Stainless steel, carbon steel, cast iron, non-stick - what are the differences between these choices? In today's post I will break down the basic construction of cookware and lay out some advantages & disadvantages of each.

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Michael Liss
Make It Monday: Zucchini Pasta

Whether you are avoiding wheat-based pasta due to Gluten or you are on a low carbohydrate diet or you simply want to eat more vegetables, here is a simple recipe for a zucchini pasta that couldn't be easier.

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Michael Liss
Make It Monday: Tex-Mex Vegetarian Chili

Chili without meat?! Is that sacrilege? Well...maybe...but something this good can be enjoyed for it's own sake. (And you know that this one is healthier than the one with meat). Everyone knows I am partial to steaming Bowl of Red, but I will admit that I make this vegetarian version at home and truly enjoy it.

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Michael Liss
Make It Monday: Frittata

Here at the Common Housefly Test Kitchen we love us some Frittata. Is it an omelet without the fuss of folding? Is it a quiche without the crust? It doesn't matter. It is easy. It is filling. And with a salad on the side it is a great meal in warm weather.

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Michael Liss