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Gluten-Free Baking

Gluten-Free Baking

Tips & Tricks While many foods are naturally gluten-free, gluten can be especially difficult to avoid in baked goods. Gluten is a complex protein found in wheat (and other grains) that functions like glue in baked goods and pastas. Gluten’s elastic structure helps baked goods rise and become light and fluffy by trapping gas produced […]

The Birth Of The Recipe

The Birth Of The Recipe

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Good Cooking

Good Cooking

Good cooking is an art which is easily acquired. There are only a few basic processes, and once they are mastered, even elaborate dishes seem simple. No cookbook can provide the spark of genius, but it can serve as a source of inspiration and information. -Fanny Farmer

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

  Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V In her food preparation and preservation, the early American housewife was tied tightly to the calendar and the clock – much more tightly than today’s homemaker is.  Local availability of foodstuffs and the limitations of existing food preservation techniques meant that nature largely called the shots […]

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials Have you ever come home from the market after purchasing fruit to find that you spent money for nothing?  I have plenty of times and it ticks me off every time.  Here are some Fruit Essentials that may help you have more fruit shopping success. Did you know that many plants that are […]

Sautéing Tips

Sautéing Tips

Sautéing Tips Some foods need moist, long cooking to tenderize them while others just require a quick sauté in a skillet.  Sauté means “jump” in French which describes the tossing and turning in the skillet during the cooking process.  There are a few basic secrets to perfect sautéing that will help you get better cooking […]