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The Finger Test to Check the Doneness of Meat Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer There are two basic methods to test for how done your meat is while you are cooking it—use a meat thermometer, or press on the meat with your fingertips. My mother has been trying to get me to test meat with my fingertips for years, and for years, being somewhat of a scaredy cat (won’t it burn my fingers?) Then my friend David showed me up. Now the point of this story is not to embarrass David (though that would be fun, if it were even possible) but to encourage you, if like me, you’ve been shying away from trying this approach. This is one of those things that gets easier with practice. MethodHide Photos Open the palm of your hand. Now gently press the tip of your pinky and your thumb together. Press the tip of your ring finger and your thumb together. Gently press the tip of your middle finger to the tip of your thumb. Press the tip of your index finger to the tip of your thumb. Hello!

VEIL OF INVISIBILITY ... TESLA ... FREE EBOOK See enhanced color photographs of Nazi child spy George Scherf Jr. How did Tesla's secretary steal his finest inventions for Adolf Hitler? Why did JP Morgan cancel Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower project funds and then later finance the fascist 1934 'Prescott White House coup'? Review extensive photographic and scientific evidence of the Nazis' subversion of Tesla's genius toward the planned 'New World Order'. "Tesla declared efforts had been made to steal the invention. His room had been entered and his papers examined but the thieves, or spies, left empty-handed. - unpublished material from 'Prodigal Genius' Tesla's financial and legal interests were managed by George Scherf Sr., whose administrative work included bookkeeping, legal filing for patents and ex- tensive litigation regarding patent infringement cases. Veil of Invisibility - A Selection from Chapter 1: Curious George Observations made last night. This was a wonderful and most interesting experience from a scientific point of view.

The Worlds 10 Craziest Sandwiches / ShortLists / ShortList Magazine After becoming a staple of cosy afternoon teas and schoolchildren's lunch boxes, sandwiches have been unfairly branded as a 'safe' option for lunch. Here to break that myth into lots of stunned pieces, we've been discovering the secret double-life that our sociopathic breaded friend has been leading. After reading, and wincing, at these 10 sandwich variations, you'll probably feel just as betrayed as we do right now. Let us know if you have any better contenders at the bottom. Now, in no particular order... (Images: Rex Features, Mat Hyde, Wiki Commons, Adrian Fiorino, Adsum, Marshall Astor, YouTube) 1. Managing to push our acceptance of sweet mixed with savoury even more, this burger keeps things pretty simple, but for the doughnut that holds it in place. 2. Oh Lasandwich, how you continue to bewitch us with your utter ridiculousness. 3. The obligatory most expensive sandwich ever entry on the list comes from those posh folk at Selfridges. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Tags: food

FoodPair | Recipe Search Engine - Search by Ingredient, Site and Diet How to Cook Tofu Like the Pros: Dry-fry and Marinate Method If you are a vegetarian, you know it well--tofu disaster, slimy tofu dishes where the tofu has disintegrated into a flavorless mush. How do restaurants do it? My special method uses dry-frying and marinating, resulting in firm, flavorful tofu that leaves even meat-eaters impressed. If you are a vegetarian or vegan who would love to make your own delicious tofu dishes at home, this recipe is perfect for you. Dry-Fried and Marinated Tofu for Stir-Fries and Other Dishes Needed: One 16 ounce brick of extra-firm tofu for every four people.Cutting board and knifeCloth Napkin or dish towelTeflon pan OR a very well-seasoned cast-iron pan *SpatulaPrepared marinade in a bowl (see recipes at end for suggestions) * A note on the pan: If you use a normal cooking pan like stainless steel or other varieties that don't have a non-stick coating, you will most likely have a lot of trouble with the tofu sticking to the pan, since no oil is used. Preparation: (First, prepare your marinade. Dry-frying: Marinade:

IMMEDIATELY IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTION BY TAKING 2.7 TABLESPOONS OF COCONUT OIL. HERE’S HOW Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treatment, but after a single 40 ml dose! A groundbreaking 2004 study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging found that the administration of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), the primary fat type found in coconut oil, almost immediately improved cognitive function in older adults with memory disorders. The study involved 20 subjects with Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment who, on separate days, were given either emulsified MCTs or a placebo. The details of the study procedure was described as follows: The study was conducted with a double-blind placebo controlled design with two study visits. How Medium Chain Triglycerides Work MCTs are not like most fats we consume. What is the best way to take MCTs?

Mashed potato egg boats Inspired by another Shopsin's menu item, 'potato egg boats', Dana and I also made our own version, but with mashed potatoes I had in the fridge and a popover pan. I wanted these nice and crispy so I used a high temp oven and a preheated cast iron pan, but you can use whatever you want. Mashed Potato Egg Boats 1 c leftover mashed potatoes a big pinch of shredded cheese 4 eggs Preheat your oven to 400, and put your cast iron (muffin) pan into the oven to heat up. 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. Here is our UK / US equivalents guide to give you a helping hand... Please note that these are approximations Print Version

Gestion restaurantes. Artículos e informes. Productos en origen - La Sal Artículos e informes > Productos en origen > La Sal La Sal Autor:Ada ParelladaFecha:22-01-2009 El condimento universal forma parte del mismo nombre: univer-sal. El lector, por definición, persona atenta, habrá sabido leer entre líneas y descubrir que estoy intentando introducir uno de los productos más comunes y, a la par, menos estudiado de nuestra cocina: la sal. Decimos que es el condimento universal porque, a diferencia del resto de los condimentos - las especias -, que tienen un origen geográfico concreto, la sal se extrae a lo largo y ancho del mundo, tanto sea del mar como de las minas de interior. La sal marina común es gorda, por lo que se la denomina, precisamente, sal gorda. Desde los inicios de la humanidad ha sido un producto muy valorado por ser un nutriente imprescindible, pero sobretodo porque es un magnífico conservante; característica que la hizo merecedora del título de “oro blanco”. Aplicaciones comunes de la sal común en la cocina Foto Sal de Guerande: Sal Maldon