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Bread Crumbs

Bread Crumbs

Fresh, or soft, bread crumbs and dried bread crumbs begin at the same place. Both are easily made by processing sliced bread in a food processor or blender. Use white bread with a firm crumb, such as a good quality sandwich loaf. Avoid bread with an open, airy crumb or one with a dark crust. […]

Pasta

Pasta

There is no salt in pasta dough, so be sure to put enough salt in the cooking water. First, use plenty of water: about 4 quarts for 1 pound of pasta. Because salt slows the rate at which water comes to a boil, don’t add salt until after water is bubbling. Use a heaping teaspoon […]

Making Bread

Making Bread

Many people are making bread these days and there’s nothing quite like the smell of bread baking in the house. Here are some answers to frequently asked bread making questions. Never allow salt to come into direct contact with yeast because it removes the water that yeast needs to live. Instead, add salt to the […]

Popcorn Upgrades

Popcorn Upgrades

Kick up popcorn’s flavor with easy and creative combinations. ITALIAN STYLE Toss popcorn with finely grated Parmesan, a sprinkling of Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes. SAVORY SESAME Drizzle lightly buttered popcorn with a small amount of sesame oil, then sprinkle with sesame seeds, and crushed seaweed snacks. CRABBY CORN Sprinkle buttered popcorn with Old […]

Cooking With Beer

Cooking With Beer

Beer isn’t just for drinking. It’s also the secret ingredient in some of Tiny New York Kitchen’s favorite recipes, from stews to pasta sauce. Depending on which brew you choose, you can add richness to stews and braises, a bright zing to sauces, and make baked goods extra tender and tasty. It’s great with chocolate. […]

Freezer Essentials

Freezer Essentials

These freezer essentials will help you with your weekly meal prep as well as last minute meals that you need to get on the table fast. Bagged frozen vegetables, like mixed peppers, broccoli, and spinach. Bagged frozen fruit, like blueberries, mangos, bananas, and strawberries. Bagged frozen pastas, like tortellini and ravioli. Frozen waffles and pancakes. […]

Seven Ways To Cook Fish & Seafood

Seven Ways To Cook Fish & Seafood

Hungry for halibut or craving clams? There’s an easy way to prepare fish and seafood to perfections. Fish is ready when you can flake it easily with a fork. Shrimp and shellfish are done when they are opaque in color. Bake: Best for fish fillets. Baking or roasting fish is an easy, hands-off method, especially […]

One Skillet Meals

One Skillet Meals

One skillet meals are easy when you have a busy schedule, but want a home cooked meal. Fewer dishes means less cleanup, which makes life a bit easier. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2020 All Rights Reserved

20 Good Health Habits

20 Good Health Habits

Start small, with goals that work for you and your family. These are the habits you’ll keep in the long run. 1. Add More Color To Your Plate More color on your plate means more variety, more nutrients, and more flavor. The next time you shop, try putting the rainbow in your cart: orange citrus, […]

Holiday Baking

Holiday Baking

Tiny New York Kitchen Has Been Hard At Working Baking For The Holidays