Make THIS at Home

  • Get Back in Your Kitchen

    The times they are a-changin. For years we have been writing about the cool aspects of the Nicer Slicer- a tool that improves taste while cutting cost and calories. Over time we came to recognize that the Nicer Slicer has a place in everyone's kitchen as a tool to enhance cooking and culinary skills.
  • Great Breakfast Sandwich

        I recently purchased a copy of Dr. Joel Kahn’s book, “The Plant Based Solution." I decided to work towards a 90% vegetarian diet. Age (those a...
  • Bon Jour!

    Bon Jour!

    I recently traveled to France with my younger son to meet up with his older brother who had been studying in Montpellier for a couple of months.

  • The Veggie Rueben Sandwich

        This year I decided after meeting with Dr. Joel Kahn (America's Heart Healthy Doctor) in Detroit, to focus on a substantially vegetarian diet. ...
  • Air Fryer Hors d’oeuvres

    One of the things I like doing is messing around with my Nicer Slicer in the kitchen. I have 2-3 slicers at the ready to make modifications and mov...
  • The Very Best Way to Make Chicken Picatta

    Chicken piccata is a great weekday dinner. It’s fast, easy and delicious. The traditional recipe calls for chicken cutlets, which are not as easy t...
  • Celebrate Sandwiches on Fourth of July

    As people gather all over the country to celebrate Independence Day, think about how many sandwiches will be consumed on that holiday. Consider th...
  • Cooking Like It Was 1943

    Cooking Like It Was 1943

    In a previous blog, I wrote about the wartime 1943 edition of "Joy of Cooking." The team decided to try some of the hors' d'oeuvres and canapes listed there, designed to conserve food valued for the war effort and use available ingredients. I wanted to experience some of impact of World War II on the American kitchen.

  • Beyond Baguettes

    When most Americans think about French bread, they imagine a long, thin baguette. But the French bread universe is much larger than that.The Poilâne Bakery has an incredible assortment of interesting baked goods, kitchen products, books and ideas and they ship around the world.

  • The 2021 Best Food Blogs

    We know that many more people are cooking at home these days. That's why we put together this list of 2021 food blogs. Some are general recipe sites, some are budget friendly sites and some are devoted to making sandwiches. 


  • Renew- Who Knew?

    Over the years, perceptions by the team at SB Schirmer Co. LLC have evolved as we hear from our customers how they use their slicers...
  • The Art of Tartines

    Last month we had fun making recipes from Apollonia Poilâne's cookbook, "Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery" using the large sou...