The New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook

The New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook
Author: Ellen Brown
Publsiher: Sterling Epicure
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 9781454907749
ISBN 13: 1454907746
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook Book Review:

Provides recipes for cooking with a cast iron skillet, including seared chicken hash, potato pancakes, huevos rancheros salad, and herb-coated pork tenderloin.

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook 2nd Edition

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook  2nd Edition
Author: Sharon Kramis,Julie Kramis Hearne
Publsiher: Sasquatch Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1570619069
ISBN 13: 9781570619069
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook 2nd Edition Book Review:

Learn how to season cast iron, clean cast iron, and cook 95 tantalizing recipes in your cast iron skillet. Now with full-color photography throughout, this cookbook aims to show modern cooks how this inexpensive cast iron tool is the best pan in their kitchen. Fusing new and traditional recipes and gathering farm-fresh produce and ingredients, mother-daughter team Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne show cooks how to make delicious food in this versatile skillet. Recipes include: Dungeness Crab Cakes with Tarragon Aioli; Dutch Baby (puffed pancake with lemon and powdered sugar); Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Radicchio; and Warm Pear Upside Down Cake. This collection of recipes invites all cooks to get reacquainted with the original gourmet cooking tool.

Cook it in Cast Iron

Cook it in Cast Iron
Author: America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
Publsiher: America's Test Kitchen
Total Pages: 293
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 1940352487
ISBN 13: 9781940352480
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cook it in Cast Iron Book Review:

"The cast-iron skillet, that sturdy, versatile, traditional kitchen workhorse, is being rediscovered by today's savvy home cooks. It is an essential multitasker that 85% of us own but far fewer of us reach for daily, mostly because we have one or two recipes we use it for and that's it. Enter the experts at America's Test Kitchen, who have perfected the classic dishes everyone knows and loves (steak, perfect fried eggs, cornbread) but have also developed 120 surprising, and inspiring recipes (skillet apple pie, pizza, cinnamon swirl bread) that will move your cast iron to the front of the cabinet."

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook
Author: The Lodge Company
Publsiher: Time Home Entertainment
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-03-18
ISBN 10: 084874473X
ISBN 13: 9780848744731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook Book Review:

The Complete Cast Iron Cookbook

The Complete Cast Iron Cookbook
Author: Cider Mill Press
Publsiher: Cider Mill Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-09-11
ISBN 10: 1604338229
ISBN 13: 9781604338225
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Cast Iron Cookbook Book Review:

With over 300 of the quintessential recipes for your cast-iron cookware, this cookbook covers it all! From stovetop to oven to table—no cookware is quite as versatile (or as quintessential!) as tried-and-true cast-iron…and The Complete Cast-Iron Cookbook is sure to be your new favorite kitchen staple! Every recipe has been created with your cast-iron cookware in mind—and we’ve included gluten-free and vegetarian options for a number of recipes as well. Cast-iron is back—and chefs of all skill levels are learning just how easy it is to incorporate it into their kitchens...no non-stick coatings to worry about scratching or overheating, and oh, what a difference in the taste and texture of your end results (if you’ve ever had a fried egg from a non-stick pan, you KNOW what we mean)! Once you try any one of these amazing recipes with your favorite cast-iron pan, you’ll find there’s no need to ever put it away…because you’re sure to be using it every day!

The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook

The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook
Author: Tiffany La Forge
Publsiher: Rockridge Press
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2019-05-21
ISBN 10: 9781641524032
ISBN 13: 1641524030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook Book Review:

Classic cast iron cooking for 21st century tastes. This isn't your grandmother's cast iron cookbook. For the next generation of home cooks, The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook serves up fresh and healthy recipes that reinvent the possibilities of cast iron cooking. Spring Green Shakshuka, Falafel Burgers with Mint Yogurt, Turmeric Seafood Paella, and more-- these original recipes show you what you can do with the modern and improved cast irons. Plus, with handy labels for 5-ingredient, 30-minute, and 1 hour (or less) recipes, you'll discover how deliciously convenient cast iron cooking can be. The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook includes: Cast Iron Cooking Today--Get the latest on top brands and the learn everything you need to know before you choose your pan. Tender Loving Care--Learn how to care for and clean your cast iron to get the most out of its staying power. Recipes for Every Taste--Serve up a wide range of recipes that include updated comfort food classics, international flavors, plus plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and grain-free options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! Give tradition a fresh new taste with The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook.

Cast Iron

Cast Iron
Author: Rachael Narins
Publsiher: Cider Mill Press
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2019-10-22
ISBN 10: 1604338881
ISBN 13: 9781604338881
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cast Iron Book Review:

The ultimate book of the world’s most prized cookware, with more than 300 international recipes. Over the course of thousands of years, cast-iron pots and pans have become essential kitchen tools all over the world. Cast Iron is an astounding collection of international recipes that showcases the versatility of everyone’s favorite heirloom cookware, and features: 300+ easy-to-follow recipes, including options for breakfast, snacks, main meals, and desserts that will satisfy any and all palates 20+ bread and flatbread recipes Mouthwatering photography, archival images, and colorful original illustrations A global overview of cast iron’s history An illustrated guide to different types of cast-iron cookware, from aebleskiver pan to wok Detailed instructions for the care and keeping of cast iron Insights and recipes from celebrated makers, including Lodge, Le Creuset, FINEX, and Borough Furnace Cast Iron is sure to become your second-favorite kitchen tool!

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook
Author: Dominique DeVito
Publsiher: Cider Mill Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-05-16
ISBN 10: 1604337478
ISBN 13: 9781604337471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook Book Review:

A tantalizing collection of over 250 recipes tailor-made for the ultimate cooking tool: a cast iron skillet. Complete with gorgeous, full-color photographs and a wide range of recipes covering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between (even decadent desserts!), this definitive cast iron skillet cookbook is a must-have. While the broad variety of original recipes will appeal to seasoned chefs, chapters dedicated to the care and keeping of your cast iron skillet make this cookbook perfect for newcomers to this booming culinary trend, as do the easy to follow step-by-step recipes.

Not Your Mother s Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook

Not Your Mother s Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook
Author: Lucy Vaserfirer
Publsiher: Harvard Common Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN 10: 1558329293
ISBN 13: 9781558329294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Not Your Mother s Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook Book Review:

The cast-iron renaissance is heating up, and Not Your Mother's Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook is here to show you how to make the most of these great pans, with recipes for a contemporary palate! Today's cooks are realizing that their mother had the method right when she cooked with the big cast iron skillet. Cast iron has the incredible ability to spread heat quickly and evenly to create a crispy, seared surface that locks in freshness and flavor. In Not Your Mother's Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, Author Lucy Vaserfirer brings cast iron cooking completely up to date. She shows you how to work magic on cast iron with more than 150 recipes that are definitely not the kind of fare your mother cooked up. You'll learn how to cook up vegetables, which are especially flavorful when cooked on cast iron; see how cast iron is the perfect vessel for cooking all types of fish and shellfish; learn how to sear meats to perfection; and even learn how you can use your skillet for baking. Not Your Mother's Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook is loaded with inventive and tested-to-perfection recipes, including: breakfasts; appetizers and small bites; steaks, roast, and chops; chicken and turkey; fish and seafood; veggie main courses and sides; bread and quickbreads; and cakes, pies, and other desserts. And if you're new to cast iron, don't worry, because this cookbook includes all the details on how to choose, season, cook, and clean your skillet. You'll even learn how to revive an older cast iron pan, and you'll get useful ideas for using your skillet not just to cook on but also as a serving vessel. Not Your Mother's Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook proves that just because your mother swore by her cast iron doesn't mean the food you cook on it needs to be boring!

Skillet Love

Skillet Love
Author: Anne Byrn
Publsiher: Grand Central Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-10-29
ISBN 10: 1538763176
ISBN 13: 9781538763179
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Skillet Love Book Review:

A delicious celebration of the cast iron pan--by the mega-bestselling author of THE CAKE MIX DOCTOR. Beloved by home cooks and professionals alike, the cast iron skillet is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in your kitchen arsenal. Perfect for every meal of the day, the cast iron pan can be used to cook eggs, sear meat, roast whole dinners, and serve up dessert warm from the oven. Bestselling author Anne Byrn has carefully curated 160 recipes to be made in one simple 12-inch cast iron skillet. These are dishes everyone can enjoy, from appetizers and breads like Easy Garlic Skillet knots to side dishes like Last-Minute Scalloped Potatoes, from brunch favorites to one-pot suppers like Skillet Eggplant Parmesan. And of course, no Anne Byrn cookbook would be complete without her innovative cakes like Georgia Burnt Caramel Cake, cookies like Brown Sugar Skillet Blondies, and pies and other delicious treats. Scattered throughout are fun tidbits about the origin of the cast iron skillet and how to properly season and care for them. Anne Byrn has crafted an informational, adaptable, and deliciously indispensable guide to skillet recipes the whole family is sure to love.

Cast Iron Cookbook for Beginners

Cast Iron Cookbook for Beginners
Author: Elena Rosemond-Hoerr
Publsiher: Rockridge Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2020-07-14
ISBN 10: 9781646118960
ISBN 13: 1646118960
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cast Iron Cookbook for Beginners Book Review:

The mightiest skillet of them all--an introduction to the ease and versatility of cast iron cooking The heavy-duty cast iron skillet is the toughest, most versatile pan in your kitchen. Its range is virtually unlimited--from a perfectly fried egg to a crisp-bottom apple pie. The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook for Beginners is your all-in-one cast iron cookbook to help you get the most out of one of the oldest, most resilient pieces of kitchen equipment. Along with dozens of one-pan recipes and helpful tips, this cast iron cookbook teaches you how to clean and care for your skillet. From seasoning and heating the pan to must-have companion tools, you'll be ready to wow family and friends with 100 delicious recipes. What's more, if you give it the proper care, your cast iron skillet will last a lifetime. This go-to cast iron cookbook includes: One pan, 100 recipes--All of the recipes in this cast iron cookbook require just one skillet and use ingredients commonly found at most grocery stores. Go green--Cook what's fresh and in season with the dozens of vegetarian recipes found in this comprehensive cast iron cookbook. Dos and don'ts--Learn all the rules for mastering your skillet, from keeping it completely oiled to never putting it in the dishwasher. If you've been looking for a cast iron cookbook that's easy to follow, the Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook for Beginners gets things cooking.

The Southern Skillet Cookbook

The Southern Skillet Cookbook
Author: Cider Mill Press
Publsiher: Cider Mill Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-02-27
ISBN 10: 1604337672
ISBN 13: 9781604337679
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Southern Skillet Cookbook Book Review:

Discover the rich culinary heritage of the South with America’s favorite heirloom kitchen staple—the cast-iron skillet! Discover the rich flavors and culinary heritage of the American South with The Southern Skillet Cookbook. Southern cooking and cast-iron go hand in hand, so there's no better way to recreate these heirloom dishes than with the help of everyone’s favorite kitchen tool, the cast-iron skillet. Each recipe is created with your cast-iron skillet in mind, and we’ve even included gluten-free and vegetarian variants for a number of dishes, making this the definitive cast-iron Southern cooking companion. Packed with all the classics as well as new twists on old favorites, these delicious, stick-to-your-ribs dishes are sure to be a hit with the entire family. Southern Skillet features gorgeous food photography, tips and tricks for the care and keeping of your cast-iron tools, and a wide range of recipes for every meal, occasion, or mood. Here is just a taste of the recipes you’ll find in this gorgeous, gift-worthy book: *Cheesy Grits *Pecan Sticky Buns *Country Fried Steaks and Gravy *Carolina Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce *Fried Chicken *Cajun Blackened Tilapia *Bacon Cheddar Cornbread*Stuffed Tomatoes *Creamy Succotash *Spicy Shrimp and Grits Bites *Gluten-Free Biscuits*Sautéed Collard Greens *Fried Okra *Sweet Potato Pie *Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie *Bananas Foster *Peach Biscuit Cobbler …and many more! Southern Skillet is the perfect pick for budding chefs and experts alike.

The Dutch Oven Cookbook

The Dutch Oven Cookbook
Author: Sharon Kramis,Julie Kramis Hearne
Publsiher: Sasquatch Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2014-12-02
ISBN 10: 1570619417
ISBN 13: 9781570619410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dutch Oven Cookbook Book Review:

In this follow-up to their successful Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne show off the many virtues of that beloved kitchen standby, the Dutch oven. Whether the model in hand is a well-used and blackened garage-sale find, or the latest celery-green beauty from Le Creuset, thdutch oven really is the best pot in your kitchen. This is the pot for slow cooking, simmering pot roasts and flavorful braises and stews. Moving effortlessly from stovetop to oven, the dutch oven is the pot you will reach for to cook comfort food classics all-year long.

Cast Iron Skillet Big Flavors

Cast Iron Skillet Big Flavors
Author: Sharon Kramis,Julie Kramis Hearne
Publsiher: Sasquatch Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1570617848
ISBN 13: 9781570617843
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cast Iron Skillet Big Flavors Book Review:

The cast iron skillet is the ultimate cook’s tool. For cooking the perfect steak or handling a fillet of wild salmon, it’s sublime. For roasting vegetables it makes the seamless transition from stovetop to oven to table. Upside-down cakes and other sweet treats just turn out better in cast iron. Following up their successful Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook (2004), Sharon Kramis and Julie Kramis Hearne bring a whole world of spices, herbs, and preparations to their new cookbook that’s all about big flavors. Here are spice rubs, new ingredient combinations, and a few kitchen tricks to spice up anyone’s cooking repertoire. Here is possibly the best steak in the world—a seared rib-eye with truffle butter and smoked blue cheese; a wonderful tamarind glazed crab, sizzling shrimp with smoked paprika; caramelized fennel, shallot and pear tart; and a spicy raw apple cake that plays up the best of the fall harvest. The recipes from these authors are sophisticated but easy, not fussy. They work, and the results are delicious. This is home cooking at its best.

Home Skillet

Home Skillet
Author: Robin Donovan
Publsiher: Rockridge Press
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2016-07-19
ISBN 10: 9781623157555
ISBN 13: 1623157552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Home Skillet Book Review:

Your Cast Iron Cookbook for Effortless Meals in the Only Pan You Need It's no secret that cooking at home is typically healthier and more frugal than going out to eat or ordering delivery. Yet for many of us, there simply aren't enough hours in the day. Enter the cast iron skillet-the most underestimated tool of the culinary world. Home Skillet is your cast iron cookbook for one-pan meals every night of the week. Crispy crusted casseroles, impeccably seared steaks, cakes baked to perfection-cast iron cooking whatever you want, whenever you want it, has never been easier or more satisfying. Food writer Robin Donovan became an instant fan of cast iron cooking because of its ease and versatility-plus, it gets better the more you use it! Home Skillet is the complete cast iron cookbook, making the best use of this multi-functional pan while keeping mealtime quick and affordable. Inspiration strikes hot-100 recipes specifically designed for simple cast iron cooking and variety for every meal Everyday ease- Quick and Easy labels call out recipes that finish in under 30 minutes Don't sweat it-Invaluable tips and hacks for cast iron care to ensure your skillet will serve you for many one-pan meals to come Finally, a cast iron cookbook that makes every meal an easy meal! One Big Cinnamon Roll * Southwestern Savory Corn Cakes * Blackened Fish Tacos * Skillet Pizza with Shaved Asparagus * Spiced Lamb Burgers * Rhubarb Skillet Pie

The New Cast Iron Skillet Cast Iron Griddle Cookbook for Beginners

The New Cast Iron Skillet   Cast Iron Griddle Cookbook for Beginners
Author: Brenda Reese
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2020-04-04
ISBN 10: 9781801243186
ISBN 13: 1801243182
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Cast Iron Skillet Cast Iron Griddle Cookbook for Beginners Book Review:

The New Cast Iron Skillet & Cast Iron Griddle Cookbook for Beginners: Traditional, Time-Saved and Savory Recipes to Have Healthy Daily Meals by Making Full Use of Your Cast Iron Pan & Cast Iron Cookware Cast iron cookware has made a comeback! If you've recently purchased a cast iron skillet, dutch oven or pan, then this book can quickly give you the expertise you need to fully enjoy the benefits of cast iron cuisine. Cast iron has the incredible ability to spread heat quickly and evenly to create a crispy, seared surface that locks in freshness and flavor. And if you're new to cast iron, don't worry, because this cookbook includes all the details on how to choose, season, cook, and clean your skillet. You'll even learn how to revive an older cast iron pan, and you'll get useful ideas for using your skillet not just to cook on but also as a serving vessel. Order your copy of this one of a kind book!

The Staub Cookbook

The Staub Cookbook
Author: Staub,Amanda Frederickson
Publsiher: Ten Speed Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 0399580832
ISBN 13: 9780399580833
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Staub Cookbook Book Review:

A beautiful love letter to the enameled cast-iron cookware of Staub, with 100 achievable, modern recipes from top chefs and bloggers from around the country. For decades, Staub has been an international leader and tastemaker in the world of cookware. Made in France, the company’s cast iron graces the shelves of top chefs as well as home cooks. But Staub isn’t just gourmet kitchenware. It inspires people to cook, to try new recipes, and to share delicious meals with loved ones; Staub brings people together in the kitchen and around the table. In this book, the Staub philosophy of hospitality shines in everyday recipes like Chocolate Babka Morning Buns, perfect for lazy weekend mornings, as well as Yogurty Beet Salad with Za’atar, an ideal summer lunch. Adding to the collection are other crowd pleasers, like Beer-Braised Short Ribs, Chicken Meatballs in Red Coconut Curry Sauce, Broccoli Rabe Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Burrata, and Strawberry Crumble with Oats and Hazelnuts. With gorgeous photography and cooking tips and tricks, The Staub Cookbook shows how to use and care for these modern heirlooms so that they will bring warmth (and crowds) to kitchen tables for years to come.

Cast Iron Camping Cookbook

Cast Iron Camping Cookbook
Author: Pauline Reynolds-Nuttall
Publsiher: Rockridge Press
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2020-06-30
ISBN 10: 9781647392857
ISBN 13: 1647392853
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cast Iron Camping Cookbook Book Review:

Starry nights, sizzling skillets--the cast iron cookbook for camping is here There's nothing better after a day of hiking and exploring than a hot meal at your campsite. The 75 fast, easy, and creative recipes in this cast iron cookbook will make your camp kitchen the place to be. With one-skillet meals designed for fast prep, simple cooking, and quick cleanup, you'll always have something delicious for everyone--and more time to enjoy the outdoors. Inside this cast iron cookbook, you'll find: Fuel up--A guide to cooking with different heat sources means you'll be ready for tasty meals on charcoal, a campfire, or a gas stove. Skillet smarts--Learn how to properly care for your cast iron so you can make or carry on the tradition of passing down the skillet for generations. Family-friendly cooking--Help your kids develop skillet skills through fun, easy, and yummy recipes everyone can help out with. Sizzle up a tradition of great meals at your campsite with this cast iron cookbook.

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook
Author: The Lodge Company
Publsiher: Oxmoor House
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-02-07
ISBN 10: 9780848734343
ISBN 13: 0848734343
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook Book Review:

Cast iron cooking is back in vogue! From America's most chic restaurants to the countless kitchens of avid home cooks, everyone is rediscovering the joy of cooking with classic cast iron. Cast iron cooking has always been a kitchen favorite with its even heating, great heat retention and its flexibility to go outdoors and grill or cook over an open fire. According to Esquire magazine, cast iron cookware "will enrich your eggs and burgers, it's impossible to break and it will last longer than you." And now with The Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook, every cook will learn the simple, savory secrets of cast iron cookery. From the kitchens of Lodge, America's leading manufacturer of cast iron cookware, this unique cookbook offers over 200 mouthwatering recipes. The delectable dishes range from breakfast specials to the secrets of great fried food, to soups and stews, biscuits and baked goods, fish, veggies and finally those sweet finales. And the book features favorite cast iron cooking recipes by well-known cooks such as Bill and Cheryl Jamison, Nick Malgieri and Allison Fishman. Special cooking lessons include cast iron cooking basics and how to enjoy open air cooking and grilling. This special culinary delight features great cooking stories and intriguing vignettes on the history and legend and lore of cast iron cooking. Each unique recipe, culled from cooks across the country, is illustrated with four-color photography. Published in a special flexible binding, this cookbook will be a keepsake treasured by all cooks.

Modern Cast Iron

Modern Cast Iron
Author: Ashley L. Jones
Publsiher: Indiana University Press
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2020-08-18
ISBN 10: 1684351030
ISBN 13: 9781684351039
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Cast Iron Book Review:

Warm, crumbly cornbread. Chicken sizzling in the pan. Childhood memories filled with delicious, home-cooked dishes and your family there to enjoy it with you. Cast iron's popularity faded in the '70s—replaced by chemically processed cookware—but today's cooks are reigniting a passion for wholesome cast-iron-cooked meals. This ain't your grandma's kitchen—caring for and cooking with cast iron is easy, healthy, and totally Pinterest worthy. In Modern Cast Iron, self-proclaimed cast-iron connoisseur Ashley L. Jones recaptures the ease and joy of cooking with cast-iron cookware. Jones introduces readers to the best brands and types of cast-iron cookware to fulfill any cook's needs. She offers detailed tips and tricks for rescuing old, rusted pans and keeping them properly seasoned, and she shares recommendations for the best cooking oil for every recipe. With Jones's help, both experienced and beginner cooks will be able to rival grandma's cooking. Chock-full of stories from Jones's own childhood growing up with cast-iron meals, as well as recipe after tantalizing recipe—from breakfast quiche to gluten-free meals and beautiful blueberry cobbler—Modern Cast Iron explores the countless ways that cast iron benefits health and happiness. A comprehensive guide to all things cast iron and home-style cookin', Modern Cast Iron offers a new way for cooks to spice up the kitchen using all-natural tools and ingredients.