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Cooking Methods

Grill, Baby, Grill

We made it through Memorial Day (and then the overly long short week). It’s absolutely time to grill. Granted, I had my …

Sugar “Free” Baking

Full disclosure: I broke up with (processed) sugar more than a year ago. This is the second time I have done this …

Sear, Saute and Stir Fry

These three methods are all stovetop/pan cooking techniques that rely on high heat and quick work to produce the best results. Searing …

Deep Fry, Pan Fry, and Oven Fry

“Fried” has become a bad word.  Eating fried foods – even talking about eaten fried food – comes with a giddy guilt …

Bake, Roast, and Broil

Fire up your ovens; today we’re looking at oven cooking methods: bake, roast, and broil. All three methods that put your food …

Braising and Stewing

An appropriate day for this, as I have some lovely pork country ribs braising away right now. Also, Sunday is the first …

Boil, Blanch, Poach, Steam

Water, heated to 212 degrees F. That’s 100 degrees C for everyone else in the world. Boiling water. It’s supposedly the most …

Cooking Methods

Braise. Poach. Roast. Broil. Boil. Simmer. Stew. Pan fry. Deep fry. Oven fry. Oil poach. Confit. Confused? One of the hardest parts …