All posts tagged "home feature"

  • Dried Wild Mushrooms
    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
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  • Tomato
    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
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  • Wine Corks
    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
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  • Fresh Fish
    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
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  • Black & White Truffles
    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
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  • Brining Chicken
    Brining – The Secret to Tender, Juicy BBQ Chicken

    What’s the secret to tender, juicy BBQ chicken?  Well, I guess I already gave it away… Brining. Watch Tyler Florence from Food Network show you how it’s done. An even simpler approach is to just use salt...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Crown Pork Roast
    How to Cook a Perfect Crown Pork Roast

    A crown pork roast is one of the choicest cuts of pork on the market today and one of the hardest cuts to find. Usually this cut is reserved for holidays and special occasions because it is...

    • Posted April 21, 2017
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  • Peeling and Deveining Shrimp
    Prepping Shrimp for the Barbie

    There’s no reason to be scared of peeling and deveining shrimp. It’s supper easy. Save a few dollars and put it towards more shrimp by doing it yourself. This method, from Sunset Magazine, will show you how easy...

    • Posted April 15, 2017
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  • Morton's Steak Bible
    All About Professional Quality Demi Glace

    When you want a top-of-the-line, consistently good-tasting demi-glace there is no better than More Than Gourmet’s French Classic Demi-Glace Gold. This shelf stable, quick and easy to use reduction is just what the executive chef ordered. More...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Barbecue, Grilling, and Roasting
    The Art of Barbecue, Grilling, and Roasting

    Barbecue, grilling and roasting are considered to be the oldest known methods of food preparation since the discovery of fire. Sauces and seasonings became prevalent additions for the primary purpose of hiding the burned dried-out flavors of over-cooked...

    • Posted April 9, 2017
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