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Common Cooking Mistakes: Cooking Tips and Questions Answered

Common Cooking Mistakes: Cooking Tips and Questions Answered
Every cook, being human, errs, bungles, botches, and screws up in the kitchen once in a while. If you have not "caramelized" fruit in salt rather than sugar, you have not suffered the most embarrassing mistake made by one of our editors. We did not have to look much farther than our staff―and their encounters with readers, friends, and relatives―to compile a list of common, avoidable culinary boo-boos. The creative cook can often cook her way out of a kitchen error, but the smart cook aims to prevent such creativity from being necessary. Here are over 50 ways to be smarter every time. Buy the Book: Cooking Light Oops!

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Buffalo Wild Wings Recipes I’m more of a classic buffalo sauce(Frank’s, butter, and vinegar) man myself, but I had these recipes for my favorite wings at Buffalo Wings Wings, so I thought I would share. Some of these may seem a little labor intensive, but they definitely taste a lot better with fresh ingredients. Enjoy. updated: November 21st, 2009 nigella XEquivalents and Conversions I love the fact that the site is a global community, but of course it does raise issues and problems, sourcing products is one (and see Sources & Stockists) and another thorny area is weights and measures. Obviously, when you move from one system of measurement to another, you are obliged to round up or down, so it's always going to be an approximation, but here is a table of conversions and equivalents, which should at least help! Equivalents As we welcome such an international audience to this site you may not recognise some of the ingredients listed in the recipes section.

Easy 15 Minute Roasted Sweet Potatoes. - Layers of Happiness This is the easiest (15 minutes and done) and most delicious way we have found to enjoy a sweet potato! Take a whole sweet potato and pierce it with a fork a few times. Then, you just place it in the microwave on medium-high for 6-7 minutes (depending on how big your sweet potato is). 100 Greatest Cooking Tips (of all time!) : Chefs 1. Remember, y'all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before.

McDonalds Menu Items Around The World (Part 2, 32 pics) It’s an incredibly slow Food Network news day, so let’s pass the time until Sandra Lee does something stupid by gawking at McDonalds foods from around the world! Here’s a sampling of menu items that aren’t available in the United States: In Asia, you can pick up an icon sandwich, which is a chicken breast smothered with 2 different kinds of melted cheeses, bacon, and lettuce. This is the shaka-shaka chicken. You choose a powder mixture flavor, dump it into the bag with your chicken patty, seal the bag, and shake it up. Little Known Secrets Of The Healthiest Diet In The World The Japanese diet is the healthiest diet in the world. First, the facts. Japanese men and women live longer than everyone else on the face of the earth.Japanese Women – 86 years average Men – 79 years averageAmerican Women – 80 years average Men – 75 years average Japanese live an average of 75 healthy years disability free.

Cheesy Sweet Potato “Skillet Chili” I think most of us really just prefer to pull out that single pot or pan when it comes to preparing dinner, don’t we? And for some reason, those “melting-pot” style meals always just seem to taste the best, and make the biggest impression on those we’re feeding. Really, who doesn’t love a hot, comforting meal that’s packed with rich flavor and lots of delicious texture, especially when it’s a snap to prepare and to get on the table? All we want is something delectable to stick our forks in or plunge our spoons into at the end of the day, something healthy and wonderfully belly-warming to indulge our senses in. And if just a little of our skill and a little of our time is all that it requires, then that just adds to how good the entire experience of that meal ends up being, with clean plates (or bowls) to prove it. I love to prepare a simple yet hearty meal during the week that is familiar yet has a little twist to it.

Allen & Unwin Mobile Store - Home This is your guide to the global kitchen. A collection of handy hints, a dictionary of weird and wonderful foodstuffs, and a reference book, all in one. In The Kitchen Hand Anthony Telford answers culinary conundrums and explains those hard-to-find ingredients in your overseas cookbooks. He tells you what to do with leftover egg-whites, what OO flour is, and how to tell the difference between thickened cream, double cream and pure cream. He gives tips and advice, showing how easy it is to make your own creme fraiche and the perfect pork crackling. What's more, The Kitchen Hand contains every measurement and conversion table you'll ever need, lists of equivalent weights and quantities, alternatives for allergy sufferers and rescue remedies for kitchen disasters.

How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken There's a lot of misconception when it comes to "barbecue." The problem is the word itself. It's used as a synonym for grilling, refers to the grill itself, or to the meat being grilled; it also has a sauce named after it; and sometimes it's just the word for the party itself held outdoors in somebody's backyard. Your Liver: Understanding The Keys To Health You can’t live without it — not even when hooked up to the most amazing machines doctors and scientists have ever created. If your liver fails and you don’t receive a transplant, you die. Among its most important jobs, the liver works in conjunction with your digestive system to help properly digest all three primary macro-nutrients: fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Kale Quesadillas - Cookie Monster Cooking Do you remember these mexican sweet potato skins? Yeah – they are still one of my favorite meals to date. I kept planning to use the leftover filling from them to make quesadillas, but somehow we always ate all of it a little too quickly. You know, for snacking or lunches. Or more snacking. Oops. Greek Yogurt Souffle quite impressive straight out of the gate... light fluffy, delicate...perfect for a lovely Sunday brunch. serve right away for the warm sky high souffle effect... or "fallen" as a light, airy healthy and guilt-free cheesecake souffle. sometimes, most of the time , you just can't get the darn things to the table in time. not to worry if they fall. these are still quite impressive. i know your crazy head is saying "fallen=failure"... but just take a bite and you will see it is still light as air and "souffle-like". the first two photos are just minutes out of the oven. the photos below are about 1/2 an hour out. if you fill the ramekin to the first rim it should not sink any further than shown. get creative with your accessories... fresh berries, a blueberry coulis , ginger syrup , or warm and syrupy homemade jam?

10 Tips For Surviving A Professional Kitchen Walking into a new kitchen for the first time can be an extremely scary thing. Each professional kitchen has its own culture and way of doing things. If you take one misguided step, you risk embarrassing yourself - not to mention possibly ending up in the ER with a chef-inflicted knife wound. To help you make a good first, and lasting impression, and to avoid costly doctor bills, here are my top ten tips for surviving a professional kitchen. 1) Always Stay Calm. Kitchen 101: Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs Kitchen 101: Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs I’d be remiss if I simply focused on imparting technical knowledge in the Kitchen 101 series here at Chasing Delicious. I’d be downright neglectful if I didn’t talk about ingredients, particularly the biggest misconception about produce today: that it is naturally available year-round. Though you may be able to find just about every type of fruit, vegetable, and herb in the grocery store every day of the year, a majority of this produce is not in season.

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