Confused About Cooking? These Tips Can Help!
Have you ever found yourself wondering how your food was prepared when you dine at a restaurant? Have you maybe even attempted to make it yourself at home? Use the advice in the following article to figure out how to create new recipes and your favorite ones as well. All kinds of people find cooking a form of relaxation and even a good time.
After cooking with a large amount of garlic, rub both hands on your stainless steel sink before washing them. Use a vigorous scrubbing action. This will help to get rid of that lingering garlic scent on your skin. It will not leave a scent on your stainless steel sink.
Use a heavy duty, zip-lock plastic bag to separate pan drippings. After roasting meat, pour the pan drippings into a zip-lock plastic bag. Let the fat rise to the top. Carefully snip off one of the bottom corners on the bag, and pour out the fat-free broth. The fat will stay in the plastic bag, and you will have a tasty broth as a base for gravy or a sauce.
Try to plan for a week’s worth of meals. If you can get in the habit of planning a weekly menu, it will save time on grocery shopping, and will reduce the stress of having to come up with a meal idea at the last minute. Also, keep a magnet-backed notepad on the refrigerator, and jot down any items that you are running low on. This way, your kitchen will always be stocked with the ingredients that you use regularly.
You have now taken the steps to become a great chef at home. Be creative and experiment with a wide variety of recipes and meals. There are so many amazing foods and spices from around the world, so your opportunity to experiment is limitless!