Home cooking often means relying on a set of go-to recipes. They are quick, easy, and don’t require a lot of thought. But, cooking the same dishes, day in and day out, can get boring. You may start to feel that you’re lacking creativity in the kitchen.
You’re not alone. Even professional chefs, like Karen V. Davison, have days where they’re feeling less creative than usual. Ms. Davison, from Plano, Texas, has worked as a saucier, a sous chef, an associate chef, and a head chef in various restaurants. While her specialty is in fine dining, she also has an extensive background in home style cooking and is able to create healthy and delicious meals suited to any palette. For home cooks and chefs alike, cooking every day can make it hard to come up with new ideas. Ms. Davison knows that finding inspiration and connecting with your