Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Catherine “Cassie” Womack graduated from Knox College in 2019 with a degree in
Creative Writing. Now, she writes for Dalstrong and enjoys spending time in the kitchen with her cat for company.
True to her Southern roots, Cassie's first sentence was “I love butter,” a food that she often snuck from the refrigerator as a child. Since then, her tastes have expanded, and she now enjoys experimenting with challenging new recipes and foods from around the world. However, her absolute favorite food is a simple bowl of fluffy mashed potatoes with lots of butter, of course.
Top 10 Essential Knife Types Every Home Chef Should Own
The variety of knives available on the market today can be dazzling – and overwhelming. While most people are familiar with the classic chef’s knife, it can be hard for home chefs to know where to start. If you’re a beginner, it’s good to know the basics. Here, you’ll find information on a...
Copper Pans Can Last Forever : In-Depth Guide to Copper Pans
While copper chef pans can be pricey, they’re well worth the investment – but before purchasing your first copper pan, it’s good to know the facts.
Knife Sharpening Stones : The Ultimate Guide
If you’ve invested – or are considering investing in – a set of high quality kitchen knives, it’s critically important to know how to keep them sharp. Even the best knife can be rendered useless by a dull or damaged blade.
How To Cut Leeks
This underrated veggie is a versatile and nutritious addition to your kitchen. When faced with one for the first time, you may find yourself wondering how to cut leeks.
How to Choose the Best Frying Pan
How do you find the best frying pan? Once you understand what to look for in a frying pan, you’ll find that it’s not as difficult as you may think.
How to Grill Salmon
If you’re looking for a simple, straightforward, yet impressive meal, you can’t go wrong with grilled salmon. Learn more today about how to grill salmon.
How To Clean Cast Iron Cookware
If you care for cast iron and play by its rules, cleaning it is fairly straightforward. You’ll want to know the ins and outs before you decide to invest in a cast iron skillet. Today we will discuss how to clean cast iron cookware.
Best Woks To Buy
For thousands of years, woks have been used to fry, boil, braise, and steam. They’re a favorite among Chinese grandmas and professional chefs alike, and for good reason. Whether you’re new to cooking with woks or an aficionado looking to add to an extensive collection, a quality wok is...
What Is A Magnetic Knife Holder?
Picking the right storage option for you and your kitchen should take as much time and research as picking a new knife. Knife storage should be practical, safe, and efficient – and ideally, should feature a stylish flair.
Professional kitchens are hidden spaces filled with passion, rage, pain, euphoria, and innovation that few people ever see. There's a fire that burns within chefs, pitmasters, and line cooks as they try to keep pace with relentless demand, always pushing themselves and each other for greatness.