Thursday, July 31, 2014

My New Secret Weapon: Plated

Hanger Steak with Charred Citrus and Shishito Peppers
Hey everybody!

As you know, I have a huge passion for cooking and serving others.  It led me to start, grow, and ultimately sell Baller Foodtruck here in Fayetteville.  But my experience in the kitchen started long before that.  Lately, I've been on a new little kick to keep my passion for cooking alive.

It all started on a late-night scroll through Facebook (a less than rare occurrence). I stumbled upon Plated, and thought I'd do a little research and found that they were on one of my favorite shows, Shark Tank.

Anyway, I thought I'd give it a shot.  After 3 rounds of giving it a go, I'm completely sold. I thought of a few reasons why...

1) the recipes are REALLY good.  They TEACH you something instead of just following along.
2) they're created by really good chefs.
Green Goddess Roasted Chicken
with Purple Potatoes
3) there's NO food waste!
4) you get ingredients you can't easily find here in NWA, which means I get to expand my knowledge of food!
5) they're fun and fairly simple recipes... and everything I've tasted so far has been dynamite!

If you're a food lover and find yourself in the kitchen a lot (or want to find yourself in the kitchen more, give Plated a try!

Talk to you soon,

P.S. I also tried the steak lettuce wraps but I ate them all before I remembered to take a picture. Haha!!  Seriously, though, y'all... it's really delicious food!

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