love chicken fried rice! All chicken fried rice. I have been fortunate to have learned how to make several different kinds, sweet Thai, spicy Thai, Malaysian, Filipino, Chinese-American, and a few others. The one thing they all have in common is rice, but that can be where the similarities end. Even the rice can be very different, some cultures use jasmine, some basmati.
King, Coho, Pink, and Sockeye, among others, are very popular for their health benefits and flavor. Some salmon can be eaten rare, some has to be hot smoked over a long period of time, some is only good for deep frying, but the vast majority is only good for scanning.
Here in the States we eat turkey on Thanksgiving, the third Thursday in November. Roast turkey has fond memories for many of us. A poorly roasted turkey has bad memories for many of us, too.
Dry, over cooked turkey can ruin a great family occasion. Our fear of under cooked poultry, combined with a lack of knowledge, has caused many turkey dinners to be dreadful. Roasting a turkey is actually very easy. It’s just a matter of some basic preparation. Bacon helps too.
A lot of the home cooks I know have something very dangerous in their kitchen drawer, a dull knife. For some it is out of fear of cutting themselves with a sharp blade. They mistakenly think that it’s easier to get a nasty cut from a sharp blade.
(Updated June 2017) – In this article we are going to have a look at the topic of the basic home coffee set up. Domestic machinery can cost a fortune, and unless you’ve sought some professional advice, where does one know where to start?
According to Wikipedia there are over 170 kinds of edible fish, and I noticed some missing from their list. Fish is considered one of the healthiest animal based protein sources, containing healthy fats and oils, and a generally all-natural diet. We can’t really say that about beef, pork, or chicken.
The History of the Little Potato (if you’re after the classic mash recipe straight away scroll down!)
Potatoes, as most of us know, come from Peru originally. Now they are everywhere there are people. Potatoes are linked to many civilizations having booms. The potato fed the Incas, allowing them to make incredible leaps in science, math, and architecture. They fed the Mayans and the Aztecs. Potatoes have been cultivated for over 7,000 years by the people of the Andes, resulting in about 5 thousand varieties.