We’ve written a lot about ways to reduce food waste, but it bears repeating now that spring is bringing us the good stuff.
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I’m a DIY kinda’ girl. I’ve experimented with homemade cheese, making butter from cream, and crafting my own granola bars. But until recently, I had never made chicken broth from scratch. Because I’m trying to reduce my food waste, and I use chicken broth almost every time I venture into the kitchen, I decided to […]
Every other recipe calls for chicken stock, but anyone using store-bought cans or soups of it is missing out on the wholesomeness and richness of the real thing. Moreover, store-bought chicken and beef stock use animals raised in CAFOs, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, the bane of animals, the entire world’s meat industry, our environment, and our bodies.
Here are some tips for finding more ethical meat, including a recipe for no-fail chicken stock!
What makes a delicious broth? If you would have asked me a few months ago, I would have told you vegetable bouillon cubes, but it’s really the taste of umami – the savory and satisfying flavor of food. Sure, bouillon cubes are an easy way to add fullness to the soup, but they can be […]
Here is the continuing countdown of My Top 10 Techniques Every Cook Should Know about Continental Cuisine. Lets first review #10- #6: Number 10, Spatchcock Number 9, Sautéing Number 8, Dicing Number 7, Blanching Vegetables Number 6, Cooking Pasta
Amanda Gold, a staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, recently came out with 10 techniques every cook should know: Breading Browning/searing Dicing an onion Folding Making pan sauce Rolling out pie crust Making a roux Segmenting citrus Tempering Making a vinaigrette She said, “Mastering these will ease everyday kitchen chores and help you tackle […]