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The Basics: How To Grill Outdoors

Cooking Essentials The Profile How To Grill Outdoors Grilling outdoors can be classified under three different cooking methods: direct heat, indirect heat & two zone cooking. Direct heat is used by placing foods directly over the flame. Think broiling except the fire is located under the food & not over it. As a rule of thumb, […]

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The Basics: How To Broil

Cooking Essentials  The Technique How To Broil Broiling is a direct heat cooking method that relies on a hot flame & typically takes place in a gas range or salamander. The food is cooked one side at a time so it’s turned during the procedure in order to create a browned or charred appearance & […]

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The Basics: Chef Knife

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile Chef Knife A freshly sharpened chef knife is one of the most valuable tools in every kitchen. They may be used to chop vegetables, slice beef, pork & poultry, cut bar cookies & cake or create a lovely serving of pie. Look for a chef knife made from a […]

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The Basics: How To Steam

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Steam Steaming is a cooking method that relies on hot, moist heat that surrounds covered food producing an evenly cooked result. The technique begins with boiling water that in turn creates the steam necessary in order to cook the food. It may be achieved in many different ways from […]

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The Basics: How To Boil

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Boil Boiling is a cooking method that relies on vigorous moist heat that must reach 212 degrees. It may either surround food during the procedure as in the case of potatoes or eggs in order to produce an evenly cooked result or thicken liquids with the aide of an […]

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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: 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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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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