The Clever Kitchen

The Clever Kitchen is a cooking webisode series, produced by the Democrat and Chronicle,, and WXXI. D&C food writer Karen Miltner invites local chefs into our kitchen to prepare delicious recipes from ingredients that are most likely already in your pantry and refrigerator.

When and where to tune-in

New episodes released each Thursday, starting March 7, 2013 on and

A Behind the Scenes Look...

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Caterer Amy Utzman developed recipes for her kids that let them have their own cakes in only about five minutes.

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Tuhin Dutta, consulting chef at Amaya Bar & Grill in Brighton, says spices can add a surprising, ethereal dimension to tea, wine and even cocktails. He shows Karen Miltner of "The Clever Kitchen" how to spice up a drink.

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Cooking Instructor and Caterer Chloe Kung joins Karen Miltner on "The Clever Kitchen" to give us the wrap on rice papers, which are very versatile. In this episode Chloe shows us how to make a fresh fruit medley wrap.

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Joel Kraft, Executive Chef at St. John Fisher College joins Karen Miltner on "The Clever Kitchen" to show how easy it is to make your own salad dressing. The secret? It's all about the ratio... three parts oil to one part acid.