2. After working with garlic, rub your hands vigorously on your stainless steel sink for 30 seconds before washing them. It will remove the odor.
3. When chopping herbs, toss a little salt onto the cutting board; it will keep the herbs from flying around.
4.Recipes are only a guideline, not the Bible. Feel comfortable replacing ingredients with similar ingredients that you like. If you like oregano but not thyme, use oregano.
Posted by DeborahDuncan at 03/05/15 06:18:43A recipe is a foundation. Don't hesitate to throw your own creativity into each dish you are making. The food you serve should tell a story.
Practice makes perfect.
Clean as you go.
Make sure you have all your tools & ingredients right with you before you start so your not stopping & running for stuff while your cooking. (This is also known as Mise en place)
Read the recipe in its entirety. Knowing all your moves is key to success.