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How To Cut An Onion

How To Cut An Onion

How many ways can you cut an onion? Recipes can call for slices or dices or onions that are chopped or minced. There are specific reasons for each of these cuts and there’s more than one way to accomplish them. Let’s look at ten ways to cut an onion. Skip […]

Paper Bags or Plastic Bags? (hint: neither)

Please check Further Reading at the bottom of the page for updated information on plastic recycling. I’m old enough to remember a world before the ubiquity of plastic bags. I’d wrapped each arm around a brown paper bag full of groceries then grabbed two more as I hauled them from […]

Philly Farmers Markets

List of Farmers’ Markets around Philadelphia Please message Anthony if you’re able to provide updates and new listings!! Jump to: Philadelphia | Philly Suburbs | South Jersey | Sources Farmers’ Markets in Philadelphia 4th & Lehigh Farmers’ Market 4th Street and West Lehigh Avenue Seasonal, 12 to 4 p.m. on […]

Eat Up! Kitchen One Year

Eat Up! Kitchen: Year One

The first Eat Up! Kitchen recipe was posted on March 5th, 2017. The first email went out to thirty one subscribers on March 31st. This is the one year anniversary of Eat Up! Kitchen but it’s neither the beginning nor the end of my journey. I’ve posted nearly one hundred […]

What’s your backup plan?

I recently posted on my personal Facebook page that I had a hard drive crash and had sent it out to a data recovery facility.  In addition to three years of all my personal and family photos, this hard drive contained much of the food photography I’ve taken for this […]

The Frog Commissary Cookbook

The Frog Commissary Cookbook

As a gesture to help more people find and cook with this book, I’m doing a Cookbook Giveaway!! Check it out at The Frog Commissary Cookbook Giveaway. If memory serves me correctly, I was first introduced to the Frog Commissary cookbook as a kid by my uncle.  He was a pretty big […]

The Original Italian Hot Dog

The Original Italian Hot Dog

Traditionally, ‘our’ Italian Hot Dog is served on an Italian bread torpedo roll, has fried peppers and potatoes and comes with deli mustard.  I par boil my potatoes before crisping them up in some oil.  My peppers are essentially slow braised in olive oil while you make everything else.  When […]

Bloody Marry

What’s your favorite Bloody Mary recipe?

The Bloody Mary must have over a thousand different recipes.  I used to hate them.  I thought they tasted like cocktail sauce.  Then I found out I was just drinking really crappy Bloody Mary’s – probably with cocktail sauce in them.  I wanted to get some input on how you […]

In Defense of Food

Eat Up! with In Defense of Food

So I’m just starting this site up, I’m about twenty hours in to conceptualization, deployment, and refinement. It’s been difficult to put in to words just what it is I want to convey. I know there are some people and events that have brought this together for me, and I […]

Eat Up Kitchen

Eat Up Kitchen

As I begin getting this blog up and running, hopefully with fervor in the coming days and weeks, I’ll post a place holder here and a brief mission statement. I really like food.  I like the ecosystem and life that surrounds food and cooking.  I’m developing a platform to bring forth opportunities […]