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Creative Cooking and Healthy Living Tips
From the Good Housekeeping Magazine
A Little Goes a Long Way
Pouring olive oil can quickly get out of hand. To control the amount used, always keep a tablespoon measure attached to the bottle with a rubber band.
A Little Skewed
Skewer Tricks: If you want crispy edges and more well-done meat, allow space between chunks of meat on a skewer. Spear onions, mushrooms, whole cherry tomatoes and bell pepper diagonally to prevent splitting. Steaming mushrooms for a few minutes before threading on skewers prevents splitting too
Add A Touch of Sunshine
Large pieces of citrus peel lend a touch of magic to the flavor of slow-cooked and smoked food. Try putting it in the cavity of a turkey to be smoked, in the sauce for basting it or in the water pan of the smoker. As a guide, use the zest of two lemons or three limes for one whole turkey.
To save time, purchase a butter slicer and keep butter sliced into tablespoons for easy use.
Add a little Asian influence to your barbecue turkey burgers by adding a dash of soy sauce and topping with chopped green onions.
Get Rid Of The Goo
Hate gummy rice? Use a wide saucepan when preparing so that rice stays in a thin layer and cooks evenly. Also, never stir rice as it cooks or cools. This rubs off the starch and makes the grains sticky.
Don't guess - use a meat thermometer to gauge doneness and your grilled tu...
Posted February 06, 2009