Kitchn Cure: Week Five!... Checking In


STLcolleen, who not only roasted her first chicken, but also made bread, says "I asked for the knife skills tips and I'd still be happy to see you guys cover that!"

Oh, and we will. Today we're posting a video showing you one of the most basic, sought-after skills: How To Dice An Onion.

But let's check in first. It's Week Five and this week, in addition to our main assignment to take stock and report back, Faith slipped in an extra assignment for the enthusiasts on Friday: To Bake Bread (or Matzah). And it seems many of you did it. Huzzah!

Some Cure-takers used the time to catch up, others jumped ahead. And some, like cleverpseudonym, did both. She is on a roll: a roasted chicken using almost all local ingredients, a Bananas Foster made with leftover bananas and rum from a weekend BBQ (and considering making Bananas Foster Bread with those leftovers!), plus she picked up some under-cabinet lights from Ikea and plans to install them this weekend. She's wondering if anyone has ideas for extra cooked farro... (write back to her in the comments section of the Week Five assignment.

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cassiopia made chicken stock and her photos are beautiful. No question: she went to the farmers' market, fetched herself a pasture-raised chicken (good for you!) and made a totally-from-scratch stock. Check out the evidence!

We're going to post our onion-dicing instructional video in a moment: but for those who can't wait, take a peek here.

See you on Thursday, when we un-hatch the Week Six assignments. Getting closer!

All The Info
Kitchn Cure Monday Check-In: How Did the Weekend Bread (or Matzah) Baking Go?
Kitchn Cure: Week Five! Bread Baking Assignment
Kitchn Cure: Week Five! Taking Stock and Reporting Back
Kitchn Cure: Week Four! Fire Up the Stove
Kitchn Cure: Week Three! Use What Your Mama Gave You
Kitchn Cure: Week Two! Going Deeper - Goodbye Processed Foods!
Kitchn Cure: Week One! Getting Started and De-Cluttering Your Food
All Kitchn Spring Cure 2008 Posts
The Kitchn Cure Flickr Pool Page

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Sara Kate is the founding editor of The Kitchn. She co-founded the site in 2005 and has since written three cookbooks. She is most recently the co-author of The Kitchn Cookbook, to be published in October 2014 by Clarkson Potter.