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Kitchen Essentials: Making Stock

When I was starting out in the kitchen, I was convinced that I was missing something. While I could follow a recipe without too much trouble and only a modicum of charring, anything I tried to make from scratch tended to…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009
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Wash your hands first!

Why don’t the cooking shows on TV teach us practical things? You know, like don’t touch your genitals after chopping hot red chillies without washing your hands. Youch!!

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007
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Always poke yer eggplant

I relearned this lesson the other day, and would save you all from the explosion that results when you don’t. The misery of the cleanup far outweighed the convenience of the blast that completely removed the skin…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, March 21st, 2006
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