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8 Line Cooks Share Hacks to Cut Your Prep Time in Half | Bon Appetit

Prep work for a meal is something many of us do not have a lot of time to handle, particularly during the week when things get hectic enough. Finding shortcuts, better ways and more efficient methods is always a beautiful thing to help you save some time chopping vegetables and getting things ready for a meal during the week or on the weekend. Bon Appetit has 8 tips here from professional line cooks that they use to make their job easier so you would have to think they are methods that would benefit the rest of us really well. Check it out!

New recipes coming this week for sure as I iron out some free time to do more blogging in between other responsibilities and adventures. Check back and see what is going on!

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The Best Pots and Pans for Every Kitchen | SAVEUR

As much as I may want to believe that I can do everything with my cast iron pan, there are times where your cooking calls for something a little different. Having some basic pots and pans in the house can make your cooking more efficient and easier and it allows you a bit more freedom to experiment with new recipes. Saveur has put together what they think are the best pots and pans for your kitchen, and it’s hard to argue with the types they have selected. Check it out and see if you could add something new to your cooking arsenal!

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Posted by on April 8, 2017 in Cooking, Cooking Tips, Equipment

 

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Watch Chef Jacques Pépin Demonstrate 7 Mesmerizing Knife Techniques – Bon Appétit

One thing I have always wished I could do better in the kitchen involves my knife skills. While they are better, I could still use some work and improvement. If you are like me and want to work on your knife skills, who better to learn from than cooking legend Jacques Pepin? Bon Appetit has 7 how-to videos from the master that cover different knife techniques so you can learn to be an expert at the chopping board. Check it out!

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Posted by on November 4, 2016 in Cooking, Cooking Tips, Cooking Websites, Equipment

 

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Basic Knife Skills – NYT Cooking

I am certainly no expert when it comes to using a knife. I always wish that it was something I was a little better with so that doing all of the prep work before cooking would be a little bit easier and quicker. New York Times Cooking has put together some basic information and a video to talk about basic Knife skills, choosing the right knives, taking care of them and learning to make cuts like an expert. The information is pretty helpful and perhaps it can assist you in improving on your own knife skills. Check it out!

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Posted by on September 20, 2016 in Cooking, Cooking Tips, Cooking Websites, Equipment

 

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Cast Iron Skillet Recipes – Southern Living

Cast Iron Skillet Recipes – Southern Living.

There is nothing quite like cooking in a cast iron skillet. I have three cast iron pans now (4 if I count my grill pan) and use them for literally everything that I can from searing, sauteing, frying, deep frying, roasting, baking, broiling and more. Southern Living has 26 great cast iron skillet recipes for you for everything from breakfast to dinner, appetizers to dessert, so you can see how to cook just about anything you want in your cast iron. Check it out!

 

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16 Kitchen Skills Every Home Chef Must Know | Real Simple

16 Kitchen Skills Every Home Chef Must Know | Real Simple.

Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the kitchen or just trying your hand out on your own with cooking, you can always use some hints, tips, tricks and techniques that can help you be a little bit better and do things better. Real Simple has put together 16 kitchen skills for every home chef to help you hone your kitchen skills so you can do nearly anything in your kitchen at home. Check it out!

 
 

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39 Delicious Things You Can Make In A Skillet

39 Delicious Things You Can Make In A Skillet.

Skillet cooking is a great way to make use of that cast-iron skillet or stainless steel skillet and make a whole meal right in one pan on many occasions. Buzz Feed has put together 39 great skillet recipes to cover everything that you like and more to make delicious, easy meals. Check it out!

 

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