Bobbi's Blog

by Bobbi Shepherd

Chef and Spice Master, MorningStar Kitchen

"My mission - and the mission of MorningStar Kitchen - is to help home cooks become accomplished HOME CHEFS. To teach them how to create amazing flavors like the pros create, right in their own kitchens. "

Recent Posts

November 5, 2019

OK, Home Chefs. It’s the first week of November, and we all know what that means! It means there are only eight weeks left before the curtain comes down on 2019. I would suggest that, culinarily speaking, these next eight weeks are the most important weeks of the year....

October 29, 2019

There’s just something special about Meatballs! In fact, I think Meatballs are so amazing, so special, that they ought to be considered their own food group. At the very least, they have become an art form unto themselves. Just think about it: meatballs come in a lot o...

October 22, 2019

For the past several weeks we’ve been in the middle of what we at MorningStar Kitchen fondly refer to as “Sauce Season.”  We look forward to celebrating Sauce Season every year. Yes, I know, Halloween is just around the corner, and then we’ll be gearing up for Thanksgi...

October 15, 2019

It's hard to imagine that we're midway through October already! (Wasn't it just a few days ago that we were all enjoying the beach?) Not only is it the middle of October; but for a lot of us, it is also the middle of football season! It's that time when we pull out our...

October 1, 2019

At MorningStar Kitchen, we seem to  celebrate a lot of different "seasons." Last month we celebrated the start of what we call "Cooking Season." We also celebrate Harvest Season, Holiday Season, Soup Season, and Grilling Season, among others. But today is October 1st,...

September 24, 2019

In culinary circles these days, there seems to be a lot of talk about FLAVOR. Professional Chefs and Home Chefs alike seem to delight in lively discussions about things like complex and balanced flavors; flavor profiles, and flavor nuances. I get so many questions abou...

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