Currently browsing category

Ingredient

Riffing on Lemon Pepper

The other day I found myself in possession of some lemons and some chicken. But not enough time to do a lemon-based …

Potato-oh-no-not-again

Sorry for the sporadic posting. The new job – with a caterer – has me hopping. And thinking about food all the …

Other Ways to Season

If you think about seasoning as more than just adding flavor to your main ingredient, you can open up a whole range …

Herbs!

I will admit right away: in general, I prefer to season with spices over herbs. I’m not sure why. Herbs are leaves …

Salt and Pepper

It’s the simplest of seasoning combinations. And is suitable for enhancing everything from hors d’oeuvres to dessert to cocktails. Salt is one …

Seasoning: An Introduction

A couple of months ago, there was a good bit of interest on my Facebook page for a series on seasonings. Finally, …

Just the Fats, Man

In baking, the bulk of the moisture and tenderness in your goodies doesn’t actually come from the liquid ingredients. This seems counter …

The Leavening

Sounds like a horror film. Really, leavening is just what makes your baked goods puffy/airy. Slice open a cake or loaf of …