Monthly Archives: February 2013

Parsley – A Very Decorative Herb

Parsley is used more than any other herb as a garnish, especially the curly variety. Its bright green color and cluster of fresh leaves increases the desirability of any dish. The presentation of food is an important part of cooking … Continue reading

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Traditional Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner

These are two presentations of the same traditional meal of corn beef and cabbage. One has a Yukon potato, which has a golden color, baby carrots, and pearl onions. The other one has just regular carrots, an onion, and a … Continue reading

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Rosemary – A Pungent Herb

Rosemary is a perennial herb from the mint family that can grow as high as fifty inches. The older, more mature plants can survive most cold winters, but the younger plants should be removed from the garden, potted and taken … Continue reading

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Save money

Money, or lack of it, can be an important factor in meal planning, food purchasing and even preparation. When I was a food and beverage manager, I used to get three bids on each of my meat, fish and produce … Continue reading

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Time Savers

As time is one of the main factors in the way we cook. These lessons try to give you the knowledge and techniques that are used by the best chefs, but sometimes you just  don’t have the time to do … Continue reading

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