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Sarah Breckenridge

  • How-To

    How to Remove Corn Silk Easily

    Learn a reader’s trick for removing that annoying silk from corn on the cob in seconds.

  • Article

    Homegrown/Homemade: How to Make Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stacks

    Danielle’s looking for a summery alternative to Italian eggplant parmesan, and Sarah’s got a super-fresh recipe that really stacks up.

  • Article

    Homegrown/Homemade: How to Store and Preserve Eggplant

    Sarah shares a favorite way to preserve eggplant. She teaches Danielle how to score, salt, and roast eggplant in the oven AND how to fire-roast eggplant over a burner. Then…

  • Article

    Homegrown/Homemade: How to Harvest Eggplant

    Danielle and Sarah use "the shininess test" to determine whether or not Sarah's eggplant is ready to harvest. Funny name, but Danielle swears the test is a real thing.

  • Article

    Homegrown/Homemade: How to Care for Eggplant

    Sarah and Danielle head into the garden to give Sarah's somewhat disappointing eggplant crop a phosphorus boost. Plus, Sarah gets a botany lesson and the team sets out on a…

  • Article

    Homegrown/Homemade: How to Plant Eggplant

    The Homegrown/Homemade team is at it again. In the Season Two premier, Sarah and Danielle put Sarah's eggplant seedlings in the garden and prepare to fight off flea beetles.

  • Article

    A Better Way to Peel a Kiwi

    You could use a knife or a vegetable peeler to peel a kiwi, but there's a better tool that leaves the fruit smooth and rounded instead of beveled.

  • How-To

    How to Unmold Custards

    Removing custards from ramekins isn't exactly surgery, but you do run the risk of dinging the caramel with your knife and scaring what should be a gorgeous dessert. We'll show…

  • How-To

    How to Squeeze Spinach Dry

    There's a common kitchen gadget that helps you squeeze excess liquid out of cooked spinach without staining your dishtowel green.

  • How-To

    An Easy Mustard-Jar Vinaigrette

    Whenever you use up a jar of mustard, there are always those last little bits remaining in the jar, that no knife or spoon can possibly scoop out. Instead of…