Chef Chalres Knight's Blog

  • George Washington and the First Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving was declared a National Holiday in 1789 by George Washington in the first year of his presidency in recognition of the pilgrims of Ply...
  • HOW TO COOK PERFECT FRIED EGGS by Chef Charles Knight see video

    Eggs and egg-based foods are the exception to the greaseless cooking method. Having no natural oils, a small amount of lubricant, such as unsalted...
  • Why you Should NEVER Microwave Food from Chef Charles Knight

    Celebrity chef, Charles Knight, is a Rahway, New Jersey born bestselling cookbook author and former co-host of “In the Kitchen with Chef Tell (PAX Television Network), and “Jack Can’t Cook” with Jack Harris (Food Network and NBC/WFLA-TV). Chef Knight received his basic culinary training working under Chef William Christmas while still in high school. He furthered his culinary education attending (ICE) the Institute of Culinary Education NYC and earned credits in Nutritional Cuisine from the (CIA) Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. He is recognized worldwide at the foremost expert on the classic methods of waterless cooking.

    Microwaving food kills 98%of cancer-fighting nutrients in broccoli, research shows:

  • How to Cook the Perfect Steak by Chef Charles Knight

    About the Author: Celebrity chef, Charles Knight, is a Rahway, New Jersey born bestselling cookbook author and former co-host of “In the Kitchen with Chef Tell (PAX Television Network), and “Jack Can’t Cook” with Jack Harris (Food Network and NBC/WFLA-TV). Chef Knight received his basic culinary training working under Chef William Christmas while still in high school. He furthered his culinary education attending (ICE) the Institute of Culinary Education NYC and earned credits in Nutritional Cuisine from the (CIA) Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. He is recognized worldwide at the foremost expert on the classic methods of induction cooking.

  • Induction Cooking for Better Health

    Induction Cooking for Better Health
  • Guacamole and Tomato Salsa

    GuacamoleEQUIPMENT: French chef knife, cutting board, medium stainless mixing bowlPREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes – Makes 8 servings2 ripe avocados1 small onion, minced fine1 clove garlic, minced and using the side of the knife, mashed into a paste1 fresh lime, juice thereof½ teaspoon ground cumin1 plum tomato, peeled, seeded and diced3 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped or cilantroHalve and pit the avocados and [...]
  • Veal Chops with a Red Wine Sauce reduction

    EQUIPMENT: French chef’s knife, cutting board, 13 inch French skillet – for special discount at www.healthcraft.com use coupon code VCHOPS at checkoutPREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes – Makes 4 servingsFrom Chef Charles Knight’s Bestselling Cookbook “Healthy Meat and Potatoes”4 (1½-inch-thick) veal chops1 medium shallot, finely minced2-3 cloves garlic, finely minced1 teaspoon finely mince rosemary leaves½ cup red wine¾ cup Low-Sodium Brown Veal Stock (page 219 Healthy [...]
  • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes with Spinach

    EQUIPMENT: Vegetable brush, measuring cup and spoons, 2-quart covered saucepan, French chef's knife, cutting board, mixing bowl and potato masher or electric mixerPREPARATION TIME: 40 minutes - Makes 5 or 6 servingsFrom Healthy Meat & Potatoes cookbook by Chef Charles Knight3 medium red potatoes2 cups fresh spinach, washed, stems removed and chopped2 tablespoons Low-Sodium Chicken Stock (page 217) or low-fat milk2 tablespoons [...]
  • Low-Sodium Brown Veal Stock

    EQUIPMENT: Butcher knife, French chef's knife, cutting board, 13-inch French Skillet, 6½ -quart stockpot, 6-quart steamer/spaghetti basket, large serving spoon, 4-ounce ladlePREPARATION TIME: 4 hours – Make about 8 cupsFrom Chef Charles Knight’s bestselling cooking “Healthy Meat & Potatoes”3 to 4 pounds meaty veal bones, meat and trimmings2 onions, coarsely chopped2 carrots, coarsely chopped2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped2 tablespoons tomato pasteAbout [...]