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The Basics: Haricot Verts

Cooking Essentials The Technique Haricot Verts Haricot verts, also known as French green beans, are young & tender vegetables that offer valuable benefits nutritionally. An excellent source of fiber, protein & vitamin C, they are low in calories & carbohydrates. When choosing them for purchase, look for blemish free beans with bright color. Many times, […]

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Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class: Lesson No. 3 Flour

Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class Cooking & Baking Skills Lesson No. 3 Flour The Objective: Today’s lesson focuses on flour & the valuable role it plays in a variety of cooking & baking applications ranging from savory main dish dinner solutions to seasonal sweets. You may be experimenting with a little baking right now or find […]

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The Basics: Chèvre

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Chèvre  Chèvre is a tangy cheese made from goat milk. Many wonderful recipes ranging from appetizers such as Fresh Herb-Chèvre Cheesecake to Chèvre-Basil Tartlets & side dishes may be prepared with it. Even desserts such as Vanilla Bean-Chèvre Sabayon is a lovely way to conclude a delicious celebration meal. Chèvre is most often found […]

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The Basics: English Cucumbers

Cooking Essentials The Profile English Cucumbers English cucumbers or cucumis sativus, may be identified as having much smaller seeds, an unwaxed skin that is much thinner than traditional varieties & a lengthier overall shape. They are generally sold unwaxed & wrapped in plastic to protect the outer surface that is a bit more delicate comparatively making […]

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Spring Entertaining: The Classic Easter Recipe Collection

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Classic Easter Recipe Collection A classic collection of recipes reserved especially for Easter celebrations are a lovely way to spend time with friends & family. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing simple but special recipes, spring inspired food crafts perfect for the kids to get involved in, easy ways […]

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Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class: Lesson No. 1 The Appendix

Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class Cooking & Baking Essentials Lesson No. 1 The Appendix The Objective: Today’s lesson focuses on the basic skill of measuring ingredients properly & familiarizing yourself with The Appendix which includes some general information that will help you know what temperature different foods & equipment should be & help you make quick […]

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Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class: The Gift Of Culinary Skills & Knowledge

Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class Cooking & Baking Essentials The Gift Of Culinary Skills & Knowledge  In light of recent events that have affected all of us on a global scale, it seems only appropriate to start with the basic fundamentals. Although many people love to eat delicious, wholesome food, I still find that many have […]

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The Basics: Butter Lettuce

Cooking Essentials The Technique Butter Lettuce Butter lettuce offers a distinctively sweet taste with silky leaves that are somewhat delicate in nature. It may be sold as Boston or Bibb which are types of butter lettuces. They pair beautifully with a wide range of vinaigrettes or may be enjoyed with a smattering of fresh ingredients then topped […]

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