Cooking Classics: Chicken Fried Steak

Cooking Classics The Technique Chicken Fried Steak If you aren’t from the South, chicken fried steak may be a confusing dish. No, it’s not chicken but rather steak that is prepared in a similar way as many of the most old-fashioned fried chicken recipes utilize a pan-frying cooking technique with a cast iron skillet & […]

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The Basics: How To Pan-Fry

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Pan-Fry Pan-frying is a culinary technique that relies on the use of dry heat & a small amount of fat to cook & crisp beef, poultry, pork, seafood or vegetables. Sometimes the food is coated in seasoned crumbs, flour or cornmeal, however sausages, bacon, herb encrusted fish & more many […]

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The Basics: Cube Steak

Cooking Essentials The Profile  Cube Steak Cube steak or Swiss steak is often times a top sirloin steak beef cut that is tenderized by pounding flat. It is most identifiable by the square-shaped ridges over the surface that the technique creates. Cube steak is probably most known as being a good choice for making country fried or chicken […]

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The Basics: Tongs

Cooking Essentials The Profile  Tongs Hard working kitchen tools & equipment are a must when tasks are to be completed quickly & efficiently. Investing in several good pairs of tongs should not be overlooked. Tongs with long handles, measuring approximately 16-inches, come on useful handy when grilling & smoking beef, chicken & pork while shorter […]

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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad A beautiful winter salad is always a welcome addition to lovely gatherings whether they’re casual or elevated. Lemon-Thyme Steak Salad With Roasted Root Vegetables does not disappoint & offers a filling alternative to otherwise heavy entrees this time of the year. When entertaining, plan to cook the steak & the […]

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The Basics: Horseradish

Cooking Essentials The Profile Horseradish Horseradish is a root vegetable known for it’s stout bite. It adds wonderful depth to sauces, dressings & marinades by offering a distinctive fiery-hot presence. Needless to say, a little horseradish goes a long way. This perennial crop is a member of the Brassicaceae family falling in line with other […]

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Cooking Classics: Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing

Cooking Classics The Technique Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing Creamy homemade dressings are the perfect addition to delicious salads but they may be used as sauces to accompany meats as well. Buttermilk-Horseradish Dressing highlights easy recipes such as Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak & even many pork tenderloin classics. They are effortless to prepare & the ingredients are more […]

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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Thyme Top Sirloin Steak Dark, rich sauces & marinades that include ingredients such as Worcestershire, molasses, soy sauce & the like have long been used to impart good flavor into steaks such as ribeyes & New York strip steaks. However, fresh herbs & citrus may be juxtaposed so these delicious beef […]

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