All posts tagged "home feature"
How to Make Garlic Paste
Please stop buying garlic paste! When it’s as easy as this, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make it yourself. Like most bulbs (most people mistakenly believe it’s a herb), it’s way better fresh. I would go...
- Posted June 22, 2017
Which Knife Should You Use?
Let’s talk knives. Hopefully you’ve made the wise investment in a set of quality knives. While you can spend less (sometimes considerably less), the difference between a high quality blade and a cheap blade is like night...
- Posted June 14, 2017
The Mystery of Saffron Explained
A Guide to Saffron Saffron is a spice, but not just any spice – it is in fact the most expensive spice in the world. But what makes it so expensive and how can we use it...
- Posted June 11, 2017
A Guide to Types of Wines for Cooking
White Wines Dry white wines are best used with poultry, veal, and fish. Beurre Blanc Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Muscadet Reduction Sauces and Pan Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay Poaching, Steaming, Sautéing, Stir-Frying Pouilly Fume Chenin Blanc Pinot Blank...
- Posted May 30, 2017
All About Risotto
What is Risotto? Interested in learning more about risotto? This article discusses it’s history and includes a gourmet recipe for creating this wonderful Italian dish at home. Where Risotto Originates Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish...
- Posted May 27, 2017
Good Tasting Mushrooms Can Be Hard to Find
Why Use Dried Wild Mushrooms? Since Roman Times mushrooms have had a special place on the shelves of many a cooks kitchen, and for a variety of reasons. Since medieval times mushrooms were cloaked in mystery, myth,...
- Posted May 18, 2017
What You Need to Know About Tomatoes
Second only to the potato, the tomato is the world’s most popular vegetable. This is quite an accomplishment given that the tomato is actually a fruit! And with over 7,500 different varieties, possibilities are seemingly limitless. For...
- Posted May 15, 2017
17 Wine Cooking Tips
Wine added to a dish should be cooked uncovered and brought to a low boil, which removes the alcohol, and then reduced to a simmer. For a lighter flavor, add the wine near the end of the...
- Posted May 12, 2017
Buying Fish – Fresh or Frozen?
When buying fish, is it best to buy fresh or frozen? This is a great question as consumers assume that fresh means better. As we will soon discover, however, you should know the facts before buying fish....
- Posted May 9, 2017
Truffles of Black & White
Black Pearls and White Diamonds (Truffles) “Those who wish to lead a virtuous life should abstain from truffles.” – An Italian proverb Ancient Greeks and Romans discovered truffles approximately 2000 years ago. And since they were found in...
- Posted May 6, 2017