Chef Chalres Knight's Blog

  • 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
  • The Healthy Benefits of Homemade Stocks by Chef Charles Knight

    By Chef Charles KnightI encourage those who are just beginning to cook or are aspiring to be a great home cook to begin the learning process with stocks, sauces, and then, soups and stews. It will not only give you a firm foundation in the basic techniques of food preparation and the chemistry of it [...]
  • Healthy Soups, Stews and Chili - Homemade Beans

    ONE OF THE most admired skills in any cook’s repertoire is the ability to create wholesome, tasty soups and stews. Cooks with these admirableattributes frequently utilize soups and stews as highly versatile comfort foods, and with good reason. Picture a bitterly cold day and exhilarating hot soups and stews come to mind. During a boring bout in bed, throat-soothing soups [...]
  • Angelic Deviled Eggs - The Waterless Way

    To enjoy the bright yellow-orange egg yolk instead of the normal yellow-green, try cooking the eggs the waterless way.Protein begins to toughen at 170°F (75°C), and water boils at 212°F (100°C). Therefore, it’s important not to boil the eggs. This recipe will teach you how to make hard-cooked eggs the angelic way.EQUIPMENT: 9½-Saute Skillet with vented lid, measuring cup spoons, [...]
  • Sautéing Without Fat - Maximize Flavor

    Sautéing Without FatMany recipes call for sautéing vegetables, particularly a mirepoix (a mixture of carrots, celery and onions used for seasoning), in oil. Although we do need some oil in our diet, and some oils are better than others, the problem with sautéing vegetables in oil or butter is not so much the oil or butter itself, but [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Chocolate Glazed Poached Pears

    EQUIPMENT: induction cook-top , 2½-quart Saucier , stainless steel cookie sheet , PREPARATION TIME: 45 minutes – Serves 6 6 firm but ripe pears 3 tablespoons distilled water 4-5 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped 4-5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped ¼ cup unsalted butter Springs of mint for garnish PEARS If the pear’s skin is thick, using a vegetable peeler, peel pears and leave stems intact. If necessary, cut a small [...]
  • NuWave Titanium Pro Induction Cooktop

    NuWave Titanium Pro Induction CooktopThis is NOT the NuWave PIC 1300 watt or PIC2 1600 watt units as seen on TV. This is the NEW NuWave PIC Pro Titanium 2015 Model Year 1800 Watts 60Hz is the Highest Powered NuWave Induction Cooktop. It’s not sold on TV or available in retail stores. The heating surface is located inside the larger [...]
  • Fried Chicken Induction Style

    Healthy cooking and maximizing flavor is a simple matter of understanding the chemistry and physics of proper food preparation. When chickenis deep fried in oil, the outer surface is seared (caramelized) and the pores are closed, drawing the natural salts and sugars to the surface of the meat maximizing flavor. The meat within is then steamed to perfection in its [...]
  • Why Health Craft Full-Body Induction Cookware?

    Health Craft full-body induction cookware, in many ways, is different from both the less expensive pots and pans on display in most discount stores and the popular commercially designed cookware available in the upscale market. First and foremost, Health Craft full-body induction cookware is designed specifically for the home cook. Secondly, it’s not available in retail stores. Historically, it’s only [...]