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The Basics: Garlic Press

Cooking Essentials  The Technique  Garlic Press  A garlic press is a simple tool that every kitchen needs. Unlike mincing cloves with a chef knife, a garlic press pushes them through a number of tiny holes that not only creates small flecks of the pungent aromatic but it releases essential flavor. The tool was originally designed […]

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Cooking Classics: Oven Roasted New Potatoes

Cooking Classics The Technique Oven Roasted New Potatoes Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes are an example of simplicity at its’ finest as they pair well with more complex flavors or they can stand alone if prepared properly. The key point is creating a well seasoned potato that showcases a crispy exterior particularly on the cut side […]

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Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette Elevate a variety of ingredients with homemade salad dressing. Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette may be used to finish a beautiful array of mixed salad greens or make an irresistible side dish, Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad, when Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes are tossed with the blend. Pork tenderloin, beef & chicken also benefit with the sweet […]

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Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad  Potato salad is one of those sides dishes that can be prepared & loved a thousand times over & it’s just as tasty with each new rendition. When Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes serve as the base, it’s only fitting to toss them with a homemade dressing. Bourbon-Mustard […]

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The Basics: Stone Ground Mustard

Cooking Essentials  The Technique  Stone Ground Mustard  Stone ground mustard is a condiment that features brown mustard seeds. The flavor may be best described as spicy, stout & tangy. The most basic folumals include salt & vinegar while the liquid can be as simple as water or range from fruit juice to whiskey with a coarse yet […]

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Cooking Classics: Grilled Potatoes

Cooking Classics The Technique Grilled Potatoes Grilled Potatoes With Sour Cream are simple to make a pair beautifully with many beef cuts including Tex-Mex T-Bone Steaks, Rosemary-Garlic Ribeye Steaks & Pan-Seared New York Strip Steaks. Partially cooking the potatoes in advance will have them ready quickly as they require less time over the grate. Accompany with […]

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The Basics: Green Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique Green Beans Green beans offer valuable benefits nutritionally. An excellent source of fiber & vitamin C, they are low in calories & carbohydrates. When choosing them for purchase, look for blemish free beans with bright color & reject those not up to standard. Since green beans offer lovely color on the […]

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The Basics: How To Blanch Green Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique How To Blanch Green Beans Blanching is a technique where by food is cooked for a small amount of time. The procedure is generally used when either a second cooking method will be implemented or if the food is to be stored for longer periods of time in the freezer. The […]

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