Thyme for Cooking: Cooking Tips

We need the right Tools. 

We need a well-stocked Pantry. 

We need to understand the Terms and Techniques. 

Then we need to know what to do with that knowledge to prepare the food.

Food Tips:

Alliums:  Onions, leeks, shallots, garlic; how to clean, slice and store

Dairy Products:  The difference between Fromage Frais, Fromage Blanc and Greek Yogurt.

Eggs:  How to hard boil; how to separate; how to freeze.

Freezing:  Herbs, Tomatoes, Zucchini (Courgette), Pumpkin and Winter Squashes.

Cooking Meat:  Tips and temperatures to tell if it's done the way you want it.

Substitutions:  What to use when you don't have or want whatever....

Miscellaneous:  Odds and Ends: Avocado, Asparagus, Mushrooms, Olives, Peppers, Pumpkins, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Soup Bases

Kitchen Tips:

Chopping terms: Chopping and cutting terms, as used in the recipes

Barbecue Grills: A primer on barbecue grills, both gas and charcoal, smokers and smoking..

Kitchen Pantry:  Stocking a basic pantry makes any meal prep easier, with additions for summer grilling and winter braising.

Kitchen Tools:  Having the right tools for the job is essential...  Some are just fun to have.

Temperatures:  Converts Fahrenheit to Celsius, and gives oven temperature information.

Weights and Volumes:  Converts ounces to grams, inches to centimeters, etc. so you can handle any recipe.


Questions? E-mail me