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The Essential Guide To Swiss Cheese

Cooking Essentials  The Profile The Essential Guide To Swiss Cheese Swiss cheese, often referred to as Apline cheese, originated in Switzerland with hundreds of varieties available ranging from hard to soft textures. Although a good number are prepared using pasteurized cow’s milk, some are made with sheep & goat’s milk, too. They are known to have very distinctive charateristics […]

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The Essential Guide To Ground Beef

Cooking Essentials  The Profile The Essential Guide To Ground Beef Ground beef has long been a family meal favorite. Although it is made using boneless beef trimmings once other beef cuts & steaks have been created then blended with a specific percentage of fat, it may be taken from many traditional bone-in portions that are […]

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The Basics: Kosher Salt

Cooking Essentials  The Profile  Kosher Salt Kosher salt may be identified as a large grained cooking salt with either a flat or pyramid-shape consisting of sodium chloride & often times an anti caking additive. It has many names including flake salt or rock salt & gained popularity for use during heavy cooking practices due to […]

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The Basics: Creole Seasoning

Cooking Essentials The Profile Creole Seasoning Creole seasoning is a flavorful combination of herbs & spices that usually consist of salt, ground red pepper, black pepper, chili powder & thyme. Oregano & basil are often ingredients depending on the manufacturer. Creole seasoning is used to enhance dishes such as red beans & rice, jambalaya & gumbo […]

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The Basics: How To Peel Hard-Cooked Eggs

Cooking Essentials The Technique How to Peel Hard-Cooked Eggs Eggs are such a valuable commodity in recipe applications & they’re incredibly economical. They are a trusted source for keeping you feeling full from meal to meal. A standard large egg weighs approximately 2 to 2.125 ounces with the egg white comprising approximately 1.06 ounces & the […]

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The Basics: Hot Sauce

Cooking Essentials The Technique Hot Sauce There are hundreds of types of hot sauces available that add mild to high heat to foods. The most basic formulas consist of chili peppers, vinegar & salt but can range in flavor when additional seasonings are included. Tabasco is a brand that was founded in 1868 on Avery […]

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The Basics: Celery

Cooking Essentials The Technique Celery Celery, Apium gravolens, is a member of the Aplaceae family that is grown for it’s leaves, stalks & seeds used for a wide variety of kitchen applications. The stalk is composed of naturally fibrous ribs that flavor soups such as Zuppa Toscana, main dishes, lunch favorites including chicken salad & sides beautifully or it […]

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The Basics: Scallions

Cooking Essentials The Technique Scallions Scallions, fall under the Allium genus, with characteristics closely related to other bulby items including garlic, shallots & leeks. They are often referred to as spring onions or green onions. Scallions are unique in that the bulb has yet to develop fully making both the white & the green portion ideal for use in raw & […]

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