Jason Fox, executive chef of San Francisco's Commonwealth, grills meat on cedar paper—it gives the food a smoky, wood-grilled flavor. He recommends getting cedar paper online or at your local Asian grocery.
How to Measure Dices and Chunks
A ruler is one more thing you don't need in the kitchen.
How to Measure Rice Proportions with Your Finger
This easy method requires knuckles, not measuring cups.
Great Gadgets for Shredding Scallions and Julienning Carrots
Grace Young, author and contributing editor at Saveur magazine, has found two gadgets that will keep you from wasting hours shredding scallions and julienning carrots. These tools will up your knife-skills game immensely.