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Introduction to French Food and Cooking

Introduction to French Food and Cooking Author Rebecca Franklin of The Spruce Eats says “French food and cooking are generally considered the backbone and underpinning of many cuisines across the Western world. The influence and recognition of classical French cooking techniques are legendary. This status is precisely why French cuisine can be intimidating for a…

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February 15, 2020

Autumn Cooking: Fall Foods, Guidelines, and Recipes

Autumn Cooking: Fall Foods, Guidelines, and Recipes Author Rachelle Williams of the Chopra Center says “Each year, the environment provides subtle hints that fall is on its way. The air smells different, the winds are stronger, and there’s a slight crispness to the atmosphere. Fall is a time of preparation and change for the colder…

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October 5, 2019

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Cooking

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Cooking Fine Cooking and The Fine Cooking Editors share the 10 Ways to Improve Your Cooking.  They say “You don’t have to go to cooking school to become a better cook. There are lots of easy, small things you can do every time you cook to get better, more…

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September 18, 2019

26 DIY Kitchen and Cooking Tips to Save Time and Money

26 DIY Kitchen and Cooking Tips to Save Time and Money Author Becky Striepe of Insteading says “Have you been wanting to eat more whole, healthy food but think it’s too expensive or time-consuming? Here are a ton of DIY kitchen and cooking tips to help you out! Cooking from scratch and creating a healthy…

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September 16, 2019

10 Cooking Tips to Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier

10 Cooking Tips to Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier Check out this article on Eating Well on cooking tips for healthier food.  They say “Learn the EatingWell Test Kitchen’s 10 best cooking tips for making healthier homemade meals. Step inside the EatingWell Test Kitchen-picture four home kitchens in one room-and you’ll find us trying to…

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September 11, 2019

Cooking with Summer Vegetables

Cooking with Summer Vegetables Author McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN of Nutrition Stripped says “Summer is here, literally (!), which means the sun is beaming, weekends are spent poolside, refreshing drinks are in hand, and my favorite of all, summer fruits and vegetables are at their peak!” Click Here For Full Article

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July 21, 2019

The Sweet-and-Sour Soul of Sicilian Cooking

The Sweet-and-Sour Soul of Sicilian Cooking Author Erica De Mane from Fine Cooking shares some interesting facts on Sweet & Sour Soul of Sicilian Cooking.  She says “Italian for sweet-and-sour—is one of the signature flavors of the Sicilian kitchen. Most often created by simmering capers, pine nuts, raisins, fresh mint, wine vinegar, and sugar with meat,…

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June 14, 2019

The appetite for Mom’s cooking remains, long after the plates are cleaned

The appetite for Mom’s cooking remains, long after the plates are cleaned The Washington Post’s staff reports “It doesn’t matter whether the maternal figure in your life worked daily magic in the kitchen or saw a kindred spirit in the canned-soup shtick of Peg Bracken. What you take away — the part that stays with…

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May 2, 2019

DICTIONARY OF FRENCH COOKING TERMS

DICTIONARY OF FRENCH COOKING TERMS Here are some French cooking terms from Findlay: Bain-marie A roasting pan or baking dish partially filled with water to allow food to cook more slowly and be protected from direct high heat. Used for custards and terrines. Bavarois Creamy pudding that is made with cream and eggs, then set…

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April 26, 2019

13 Essential Tools for French Cooking

13 Essential Tools for French Cooking Author Julia Heffelfinger from Food & Wines says “French technique is the basis for so much of the cooking we do today. From thickening your Thanksgiving gravy with a roux to making a quiche with the flakiest pie crust, it all comes back to French basics. So, if you’re…

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April 24, 2019