Plenty Videos

Here are a series of videos that provide step-by-step directions for how to prepare delicious meals which focus on the main principles of our program:

  1. Cooking on a budget
  2. Incorporating more vegetables, and nutritional value, into meals
  3. Quick, simple preparation
  4. Basic cooking techniques for daily application
  5. Ideas for using ingredients on hand (and avoiding household waste!)

Jamie Bissonnette, Karen Akunowicz, Tiffani Faison, and Louis DiBiccari, Lovin’ Spoonfuls incredible chef partners, walk you through some of their favorite recipes using big flavors and easy steps. For Spanish-subtitled videos, please scroll to the bottom of the page.

 

Jamie Bissonnette (Toro, Coppa, Little Donkey)
Pantry Staples that Make Any Ingredient Shine

Do you have some extra veggies hanging around that you don’t have a plan for?  Not sure how to prepare them for a quick and delicious meal? Here are some tips using Jamie’s favorite pantry staples. Don’t be afraid to be creative!

 

Karen Akunowicz (Myers + Chang)
One Chicken, Three Meals

Karen shows us an easy way to make three quick, nutritious, and delicious meals using only a few simple ingredients.

 

Tiffani Faison (Sweet Cheeks, Tiger Mama)
Microwave Cooking

When the only tool you have for cooking is a microwave, you can still make a full meal! Tiffani has come up with shares some great hacks to steam and bake without the use of a stove top or oven.

 

Louis DiBiccari (Tavern Road)
Using All of the Vegetable, No Waste Cooking

The leaves on celery stalks aren’t typically considered a usable ingredient, but they can be incorporated into dishes to add punches of flavor, and to save money! Using the whole ingredient will provide more nutrition, more flavor, and create less waste when cooking at home.

 

Spanish Subtitled Videos