Stock Pots | Choosing the Right Stock Pot

June 4, 2012 7 Comments
Stock Pots | Choosing the Right Stock Pot

How to Choose the Right Stock Pot For Your Kitchen Buying a good stock pot, also called a stock or cooks pot, is important to every home cook because of its versatility. Not only will you use it for making stocks and stock reductions, it will come in handy when you cook pasta, make soups, […]

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Dutch Ovens | Choosing and Buying the Right Dutch Oven

June 4, 2012 7 Comments
Dutch Ovens | Choosing and Buying the Right Dutch Oven

Dutch Ovens – How to Choose One That’s Right For You The origin of the term “Dutch Oven” is in question. Some say that the name comes from pots that the Dutch who settled in Pennsylvania used. Others think that the term comes from the Dutch process of casting iron pots in sand molds. Regardless […]

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Soup Pots | Choosing the Right One

June 4, 2012 5 Comments
Soup Pots | Choosing the Right One

How to Pick a Great Soup Pot Buying a good soup pot, also called a stock or cooks pot, is important to every home cook because of its versatility. Not only will you use it for making delicious homemade soups, it will come in handy when you cook pasta, make stocks, braise meats, make your […]

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Clay Pot Cooking and One Pot Cookery

June 4, 2012 21 Comments
Clay Pot Cooking and One Pot Cookery

What is So Great About Cooking In a Clay Pot? I haven’t had much experience cooking in clay pots but since working with Bill Marback of Romertopf Clay Bakers, I plan to do a lot more. Here is a cooking style that allows for cooking just about anything you like slowly and gently while retaining […]

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Cast Iron Cookware | Buying Seasoning Cleaning

June 4, 2012 1 Comment
Cast Iron Cookware | Buying Seasoning Cleaning

Why You Want Cast Iron Cookware There are several benefits of cooking with cast iron. One is that it lasts forever! Cast iron pots and pans have been known to pass down through several generations without ever deteriorating or losing their ability to turn out delicious food. When seasoned correctly, this cookware provides a great […]

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Saute Pan | Choosing and Buying the Right Saute Pan

June 4, 2012 12 Comments
Saute Pan | Choosing and Buying the Right Saute Pan

The Most Important Pan In Your Kitchen A good sauté pan must be one of your most important pieces of cookware. If you are looking to purchase one really decent pan to cook with at home, make it a saute pan! What is a sauté pan? The pan to the right is a sauté pan. […]

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Buying a Saute Pan

June 4, 2012
Buying a Saute Pan

What To Look For When Purchasing a New Saute Pan Design The saute pan is designed with a wide flat bottom so there is enough room in the pan not to crowd the ingredients. You want the ingredients to brown quickly without burning or steaming. Let’s say you are sautéing some chicken breasts. If the […]

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Food Photography

May 29, 2012 0 Comments
Food Photography

About Food Photography: Is it All for Show? Food photography is a unique culinary job that taps into the ability to prepare, stage, and photograph various foods and dishes. Although it’s not a job many people consider when they’re first starting out in the culinary world, there is actually quite a wide range of opportunities, […]

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Banana Caramel Milkshake

May 26, 2012 0 Comments
Banana Caramel Milkshake

My Daughter Make Me A Milkshake – Yeah! When I arrived home this morning after a visit with Meg to the Farmer’s Market, I was greeted with a banana caramel milkshake my 14 year old daughter prepared for me. She was thumbing through a teen magazine, saw this inviting concoction and decided she had to […]

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Asparagus Rolls Recipe

May 24, 2012 2 Comments
Asparagus Rolls Recipe

  Who Says Food From the 1960’s Isn’t Popular? My food related memories of the ’60s also include cocktail parties, where my parents and their friends consumed mysterious drink concoctions with enticing names like “Manhattan” or “Rob Roy.” I loved these parties because I could sneak in unnoticed and help myself to “pigs in a […]

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