This is a tutorial on how I prepare my chicken thighs for KCBS competitions.
Simple Cooking Tips To Help You In The Kitchen
Although most people want to be able to prepare meals that amaze others, the process to becoming a great chef can often seem overwhelming. Cooking is great in that it can be learned incrementally through application of tips like the ones in the following paragraphs.
Always bake your crusts a little longer than is absolutely necessary. Judge their color, not the time in the oven to determine if they are done. They will be golden brown when cooked. When you see the golden color it indicates carmelization, which lends a crisp, sweet flavor to the pie crust.
If you wish to have crispy French fries, then you should soak the potatoes in cool water for 30 minutes and then fry them. Vegetables fibers can breakdown under high heat conditions. Soaking reinforces these fibers to produce better results.
Garlic is a great ingredient but it can leave a strong smell on your hands and utensils. Try rubbing your hands on the inside of a steel sink after you work with the garlic or other potent ingredients. This will help get rid of the smell so that it is not transfered to the next food item that you handle.
If you make sauce, freeze it into ice cubs to use later on. You can easily take them from the freezer when needed for a meal, and quickly reheat in a saute pan. This process doesn’t cause the sauce to go bad, so reheat with confidence!
Whether you plan to dazzle your family with a well-cooked meal or impress a hot date with a romantic dinner, culinary talent will enhance your life in many ways. Every culture in the world values mealtime with loved ones. If you use the above tips, you will become an awesome cook and everyone will ask you to cook for the next big family event.