Cassie Marshall

Cassie brings decades of experience to the Kitchen Community. She is a noted chef and avid gardener. Her new book "Healthy Eating Through the Garden" will be released shortly. When not writing or speaking about food and gardens Cassie can be found puttering around farmer's markets and greenhouses looking for the next great idea.

Cassie M Marshall

Jarlsberg Cheese Substitutes

Jarlsberg cheese, known for its nutty flavor and distinctive holes, is a versatile ingredient cherished by cheese enthusiasts. Originating from Norway, its mild taste and ability to melt smoothly makes it a favorite for sandwiches, cooking, and as a part of cheese platters. While Jarlsberg’s unique characteristics are sought after, there are times when a …

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Turbinado Sugar vs Demerara Sugar

When exploring the world of sugars beyond the ubiquitous white granulated kind, you’ll likely come across turbinado sugar and demerara sugar. These two sugars are known for their distinct textures, nuanced flavors, and subtle molasses notes that differentiate them from ordinary table sugar. Understanding their differences will expand your culinary repertoire and enhance your baking …

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Perch Substitutes

Finding the right substitute for perch can be essential when your recipe calls for this freshwater fish and it’s unavailable. Perch is enjoyed for its mild, sweet flavor and medium-firm texture, making it a versatile ingredient in many dishes. However, global supply and environmental issues can affect its availability, prompting the need to consider alternative …

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Quick Pickle Recipes

Quick pickling is a simple technique that allows you to enjoy the tangy flavor of pickled vegetables in a fraction of the time it takes to create traditional pickles. Unlike the long process of fermentation that traditional pickles undergo, quick pickles, or refrigerator pickles, are made by marinating vegetables in an acidic solution‚ÄĒtypically a mixture …

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