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Common Mistakes When Seasoning With Salt Salt is critical for bringing out flavors in the foods we cook. One of my problems with eating out, especially at good restaurants, I find chefs often over salt their dishes. I’m not sure why and this would be a great topic for another article but I find it […]

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A Simple Chart Describing Herbs & Spices & How to Use Them Let’s take a look at some of the more commonly available herbs and spices.  These listings are by no means exhaustive.  Many of the spice plants are not native to the United States; in these cases, I provide the USDA hardiness zone information […]

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More Common Mistakes When It Comes to Herbs & Spices Mistake #2  Keeping Herbs and Spices Forever Most of us have a dark, dusty corner of our spice cabinet where old spices go to die.  You know the place.  It’s where you keep the rarified spices that you bought to make a special dish for […]

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The Reluctant Gourmet by G. Stephen Jones - 3w ago

Mashed Potatoes Frequently Asked Questions Should I peel the potatoes before cooking? This is purely a personal preference. I peel my potatoes first, but I also know people who leave the peels on and then peel them after they are cooked. This sounds like more work than I want to do, but it is an […]

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The Reluctant Gourmet by G. Stephen Jones - 3w ago

Now Let’s Consider A Few Options When Mashing Potatoes Choosing the Right Potato to Mash A potato is basically a package that contains starch, sugar and water along with some nutrients, especially in the skins. But, there are many different varieties of potato, and they differ in the proportions of each component. Most cookbooks tell […]

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The Reluctant Gourmet by G. Stephen Jones - 1M ago

How NOT to Season Foods – Common Seasoning Mistakes & How to Avoid Them Spices and seasonings are our passport to a whole world of flavor possibilities.  We are very lucky that we live in a time when a host of spices are readily available for our use and experimentation. In the past, wars have […]

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  The Difference Between a Dutch Oven & a Camp Dutch Oven A couple of weekends ago, we were in central Pennsylvania for the annual Apple Butter day at our friend, LaRue’s home. We stand around all day stirring a giant copper pot filled with fresh apple cider and bushels and bushels of peeled, cored […]

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How to Find Funding For You Culinary School Education Deciding to attend school to receive your culinary, hospitality management, or pastry arts degree is a proactive step towards increasing your opportunities in the employment world. Obtaining your Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Certificate, or Diploma will better prepare you to receive an entry-level position in a […]

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