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Cooking Techniques

Cooking Techniques

Using our instincts and experimenting in the kitchen can take as far as any human can get in the world of flavors but if we need to know what we are doing?

Cooking with Alcohol

Cooking with Alcohol

Cooking with alcohol elevates us to the highest level of cooking. A bit of wine or a dash of rum makes us feel like we have reached the chef’s hall of fame.

Canning procedures

Canning procedures

Canning in practice Canning procedure No.1 Clean the jars Pack product to within ¼” / 0.5cm of top and seal. Heat process in boiling water bath canner for 15 minutes (or check chart below). Count time from when water returns to boil after putting the […]

Soup Types

Soup Types

Soups are the easiest of dishes to nicely prepare or utterly ruin. The selection of soups is so vast that even categorizing them is a challenge.

Difference Between Mexican and Spanish Chorizo

Difference Between Mexican and Spanish Chorizo

Mexico and Spain are a world apart but their Chorizos aren’t that different after all. Both are minced meat filled into casings but dedicated time and loving care make the difference.

How to bake with yeast

How to bake with yeast

Here are some tips and tricks that we’ve picked up over the years.

The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

Baking soda is an alkaline powder. When combined with acid, baking soda neutralizes some or all of the acid and produces carbon dioxide gas in the process.

Sticks, Cups and Grams Measurement Exchange

Sticks, Cups and Grams Measurement Exchange

US butter is sold in 1/2 or 1 pound packages and divided into “sticks”. Each stick weighs 1/4 pound/4 ounces/110g. One stick also contains 8 tablespoons and for convenience the packaging is marked with the tablespoon measures. Each tablespoon weighs 1/2 ounce which we usually […]

Baking Substitution List

Baking Substitution List

When cooking gluten-free, it’s not always a cup-for-cup replacement. Amounts may vary, and other chemical agents may be needed.