Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ask Chef Rachael - April 2013

Posted on April 8, 2013

Q. So many recipes these days call for unsalted butter. Why? A. I myself am guilty of writing recipes almost exclusively with unsalted butter, and while some people might write this way for health...

Getting Personal - April 2013

Posted on April 8, 2013

Of all the many aspects of my job, the one I have always especially loved is teaching people how to cook. If you're one of the many who've visited me either here in my Kowalski's Teaching Kitchen or...

Kitchen Tips - April 2013

Posted on April 8, 2013

Flour does not need to be sifted unless noted. Measure flour by dipping your measuring cup into the container of flour, then use a sturdy, flat edge to scrape across the top of the measuring cup....
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A New Old Standard in Chicken

Posted on April 8, 2013

Pressed for time and eager for convenience in the kitchen, we often overlook the bone-in skin-on chicken breast in favor of its more "ready-to-go" boneless, skinless counterpart. But this old...
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Tasty Tips for Foodtography

Posted on April 8, 2013

According to a report, 52% of people take photos with their mobile phones at least once a month; another 19% upload those photos to the web. Statistics reported by Facebook show that more than 3...
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Get Inspired: 10 Creative Ways with Freekeh

Posted on April 8, 2013

Try these uses for freekeh in your favorite recipes and dishes:Add cooked freekeh to beef stew or other soups just before serving.Add cooked freekeh to meatball or meatloaf mixtures in place of some...
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Is Freekeh the New Quinoa?

Posted on April 8, 2013

Freekeh (pronounced freak-uh) is a cereal food made from green wheat. Like many delicious things, it was created by accident nearly 2,000 years ago when a Middle Eastern village was attacked, their...
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Math Meets Food: The Fibonacci Sequence in the Produce Department

Posted on April 8, 2013

The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers, the first of which are 0 and 1 and the remaining numbers are the sum of the previous two (0, 1, 0+1=1, 1+1=2, 1+2=3, 2+3=5, 3+5=8, 5+8=13, 8+13=21, 13+...
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April is National Soy Foods Month

Posted on April 8, 2013

You may think of soy foods as something only enjoyed by those with a preference for natural foods or liked only by those with certain dietary considerations, but soy foods can be a mainstay of just...
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