Simple Cooking Tips
Knowing how to cook well can be one of the most useful skills you can have. It’s true that people love to eat, especially dishes cooked by friends or family members. Unfortunately, not everyone has as much skill as they desire. This article discusses many helpful cooking tips to help you take your cooking to the next level.
Brine is a great cooking method. Soak any poultry in a brine 1 hour before cooking to get a great taste out of it.
Set a watch timer in parallel with the oven timer. Using your watch’s timer or wearing a stopwatch will ensure you that you will hear the signal regardless of your location.
Use a backup to the oven timer, such as one on your watch. That will let you move on to other projects on the house while assuring that you’ll hear the timer go off wherever you are.
Buy meat and fish fresh and on the bone. You can store the bones in the freezer packed inside plastic bags. They do not have to be cooked first in order to be frozen.
When you can tell that time for cooking will be in short supply the next day, do some of your dinner prep work a day in advance. Put together a lasagne that you can refrigerate or freeze, or chop some vegetables for stir frying, and you shave precious time off of a stressful day and still put a tasty warm meal on the table for your family.
When you are making a salad to serve at a potluck dinner, layer it to retain maximum freshness. Items like tomatoes, which are juicy, should be on the bottom, while other ingredients that may be more delicate and prone to wilting should go on top.
If you have odours from the food that you are cooking with, stuck on your hands, use stainless steal and rub them for about one minute, and then wash with soap. You can do this on the side of a sink or use a stainless steel soap bar and it will lift the odours from your hands, leaving them fresh.
As you can see, cooking can be easy. With the appropriate techniques, preparing appealing dishes for family and friends can turn out to be so simple! Now that you’ve been introduced to these useful tips and tricks, you just need to make the time to go and give them a try!
Article written by Simon who also enjoys writing about cooker ranges.