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The Basics: Green Leaf Lettuce

Cooking Essentials The Technique Green Leaf Lettuce Green leaf lettuce offers a distinctively crunchy texture & lovely visual interest to sandwiches, salads & Classic Cheeseburgers. Lettuce is grown as an annual plant that is classified under the daisy family. The leaves are grown from a stalk & may be found in green, red & oak […]

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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 Basics: Spatulas

Cooking Essentials  The Profile  Spatulas  Every modern kitchen should be stocked with a variety of well made, hardworking tools. Spatulas may be secured in a range of finishes & several styles work best for specific tasks. Icing spatulas & palate knifes have long been crucial tools necessary for many baking & pastry tasks such as […]

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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: How To Make Potato Salad

Cooking Essentials  The Technique How To Make Potato Salad Potato salad is thought to have been brought to America by way of German immigrants in the nineteenth century. It may be served using a mayonnaise-based dressing or a vinaigrette as a binder with recipes often consisting of eggs, aromatic vegetables or herbs. Once you master […]

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Cooking Classics: Creole Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Creole Potato Salad  Creole Potato Salad is a classic combination of flavors that pairs well with traditional barbecue or a smoky bowl of Chicken & Sausage Gumbo. The later, an iconic Louisiana combination, is popular during the cooler months but may certainly be enjoyed anytime. Russet potatoes are boiled whole which offers a […]

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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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Cooking Classics: Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad Potato salad never goes out of style when it comes to southern-style entertaining. Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad is a wonderful addition to grilled steaks, chicken kabobs & tempting barbecue. Potatoes from a 5-pound bag provide a good size when boiling them whole. Expect to use about 4 to 5 when preparing the […]

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