October 12, 2018
Aside from your amazing cooking skills, the most versatile and important tool in your kitchen is your sharp chef’s knife. Use it to chop apples, dice vegetables and slice meat with ease.
As a bonus, you’ll spend less time on food prep and have more time to enjoy your meal because of your sharp blade.
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Hint 1: When in doubt, cook at 350
You’re craving your grandma’s roast, but other than a basic ingredients list, you have no idea what to do. In most cases, you won’t go wrong if you bake dishes at 350. At this temperature, your food cooks in a decent amount of time without burning.
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Hint 2: Know the difference between high and gentle heat
You’re in a hurry and decide to crank your stove or oven heat to high so the food cooks faster. High heat will develop the flavors in your food and cook most dishes quickly.
However, it also can easily burn food. Yuck! As an alternative, try gentle heat. You may spend more time cooking, but all your dishes should be edible rather than burnt offerings.