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Pampered Chef’s Story: Yesterday & Today

In 1980, Doris Christopher’s youngest daughter was ready to start school, and Doris was ready to go back to work. She was looking for a challenging, satisfying way to have the flexibility to be there for her daughters. Back then, positions like that were hard to find—so she created the opportunity she was looking for. […]

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Turn Leftovers Into Pizza [Video]

Leftovers in the fridge means you’ll have an easy dinner win later in the week, but it’s hard to get excited for the same thing twice. Our Culinary Content Manager, Sandy Wolner, says “Make it a pizza!”. She shares three rightovers ideas that transform one night’s leftovers into an easy pizza night that’ll leave everyone […]

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How to Make Amazing Homemade Hot Chocolate

Colder weather always calls for hot chocolate! So, to ring in the winter weather ahead, our Test Kitchen came up with a couple ways to make hot chocolate fun, festive, and flavorful. Use it as a guide to tailor your next cup of hot chocolate to your tastes or create your own hot chocolate bar […]

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Dinner’s Made Easy With Modular Sheet Pans

One-pan meals turn daily dinner struggles into mealtime wins, but what do you do when your main course and side dish require different cooking times? With our Modular Sheet Pans, your meat or fish, and vegetables won’t have to stay in the oven for the same amount of time. Instead, you can cook and season […]

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How to Make Mirepoix

Many people—including professional chefs—call mirepoix the secret sauce of any good meal. Why? Because it adds a little extra oomph to flavoring homemade soups, stews, casseroles, braised meats, and even marinades. Made with a few veggies cooked in butter or oil, mirepoix lends an appetizing aroma to your kitchen and a depth of flavor to […]

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What is Braising?

Braising means searing or browning an ingredient to develop color and flavor, then simmering it in a flavorful liquid, so the food becomes tender. Reasons to Braise Braising is one of our favorite ways to make meat that’s packed with flavor or some incredibly delicious veggies and lentils. Braising might sound like some next-level French […]

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Meal Planning Made Easier: 4 Easy Chicken & Rice Meals [Video]

Meal prep is all about transforming simple ingredients into dishes that taste different from each other, so weeknight meals stay exciting. That’s why our Culinary Content Manager Sandy Wolner is sharing sauces and a slaw that turn staples into four different meals with standout flavors. Featured Products Flex+ Multi-Prep Set Easily blend ingredients into a […]

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5 One-Pot Pastas With Easy Cleanup

After a full day, the last thing anybody wants is to make a big meal that requires lots of scrubbing. That’s why we can’t get enough of these one-pot pasta recipes for weeknight cooking. They’re hearty and comforting, shake up the usual pasta night routine, and—most importantly— are quick to clean up when you’re done. […]

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