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In Season Potatoes

In Season Potatoes

I don’t know what’s more comforting than potatoes. A staple food in many parts of the world, potatoes are an integral part of much of the world’s food supply. Potatoes are the world’s fourth-largest food crop after maize, wheat, and rice. There are currently over 1,000 different types of potatoes. White Potatoes: These all-purpose potatoes […]

How To Cook Almost Any Roast

How To Cook Almost Any Roast

We at Tiny New York Kitchen get it! Especially during the holidays you don’t want to ruin a good piece of meat. Here are some general guidelines for producing the best results for your holiday meal. Remove meat from the refrigerator at least an hour before roasting so it can come closer to room temperature. […]

Turkey Basics

Turkey Basics

Choosing A Bird How big should you buy? If you don’t want leftovers then estimate 1 pound of turkey per person. If you do want leftovers then estimate 1 1/2 pounds per person. Fresh Or Frozen Should you buy fresh or frozen? Fresh will keep for 4 days in the refrigerator. There is no need […]

Cooking Winter Squash

Cooking Winter Squash

How to cook rich, perfectly roasted winter squash without any prep work. This method works for winter squash of any size, so adjust the roasting time as needed. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roast the whole squash on a baking sheet until the skin is papery and a fork inserted into two or three different […]

Cooking Vegetables

Cooking Vegetables

Sometimes, the best way to cook fresh produce is the simplest way of all. For roasting vegetables, put them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with olive oil and a bit of kosher salt, and cook in a hot oven until tender, turn once or twice. For steaming vegetables, put a small amount of water in […]

How To Roast Chicken

How To Roast Chicken

Pulling a tender, juicy roast chicken with crisp, golden brown skin out of the oven is so rewarding. For a simple side, roast a pan of in-season produce like spring onions, ramps, new potatoes or carrots during the last 20 minutes of cooking. INGREDIENTS 1 Whole Chicken (4 Pound) 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon […]

Poultry

Poultry

Have you ever reached into the cavity of a fresh chicken and found it frozen inside? Poultry can be chilled to 26 degrees and still be considered fresh. Water may freeze at 32 degrees, but poultry flesh doesn’t freeze solid until it reaches 25 degrees. The extra few degrees will lengthen the shelf life of […]

The Secret Ingredient For Ridiculously Crispy Chicken

The Secret Ingredient For Ridiculously Crispy Chicken

The Secret Ingredient For Ridiculously Crispy Chicken For years I experimented with ways to make chicken extra crispy until one day a chef friend and I were discussing this issue. He told me that the trick is to use baking powder on “skin-on” poultry. I was a bit surprised and put it to the test […]

Baby Zucchini

Baby Zucchini

Baby Zucchini Baby zucchini are very tender, tasty simple vegetables that have more flavor than the larger Italian zucchini as well as being very easy to prepare and enjoy. Archeologists think that they are indigenous to Central America. They are very nutritious and are a good source of Vitamin A, C B6, thiamin, niacin, and […]

Turkey Roasting Guide

Turkey Roasting Guide

  Turkey Roasting Guide Every year I tell everyone not to overcook his or her turkey and to purchase a meat thermometer AND USE IT! The objective, of course, is to have moist and juicy breast meat with succulent thighs!  The turkey is the main attraction after all. Start with a completely defrosted bird or […]