Tips

Too Much of a Stir

I’ve seen cooks stand over a pan and stir or flip food with wild abandon, but there’s no need to move food constantly in order to feel (and look) busy. Put the spatula, wooden spoon […]

How to Whip Cream
Techniques

How to Whip Cream

Whipped cream is one of the great joys of life. Not to be confused with non-dairy whipped topping — you know the one I’m talking about — whipped cream is literally heavy cream (the thick, […]

Read a recipe
Tips

How to Read a Recipe

Reading a recipe from start to finish should be your first step in the kitchen for several reasons. First, reading your recipe will give you a heads up on the tasks at hand and a […]