Category Archives: Cooking

Hire Someone To Cook For You

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You love every bit of recipe you see on your cookbook or those prepared in your favorite cooking show. In fact, if you can, you would have loved to cook each and every one of them for you and your family to enjoy together. The only downside is you just lack the proper skill to dish out those delectable dishes from your kitchen. Cooking, as with every other skill, require constant practice. Watch as many cooking shows as you can and read as many cookbooks and food publications as you can and eventually you will get the hang of it. Do not forget to put those recipes to life and work in your kitchen. Start from simple dishes first and move on to the more complicated ones later on. I am sure you will be a good cook in no time, or at least be well enough to prepare food that your family will actually love. Otherwise, if you think you are a helpless case, you can always hire someone who has the skills to cook your meals for you. Just remember to do background checks before inviting someone into your house, right? And don’t forget that you also have to offer appealing compensation to your new house help, too.

(Should you be hiring an all-around help, make sure that she also knows how to properly care for your personal stuff like the flying v available at Musicians Friend same way she handles other things at home.)

Sous vide cooking technique

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I‘ve learned another cooking technique online called sous vide (pronounced as sue-veed). I’ve been cooking for my family for years now but it’s the first time that I stumble on this cooking method. This style of cooking has been around since time immemorial and still being practiced by chefs worldwide.

According to immersion circulator reviews, the method is really simple you just need to have the Best Sous Vide Brands machine for a start. The food item – fish, meat, veggies, that you want to be cooked through sous vide technique should be placed into airtight plastic bag. Once fully sealed, the plastic bags with the food item will then be submerged into a steam heated water bath (sous vide machine). The water bath is set at a specific cooking temperature for the amount of time that you desire. What you will achieve is a perfectly and evenly cooked food item because the natural juice stays in the bag. Professional cooks claimed that sous vide technique are better than grilling, frying, oven and stove top cooking.

It seems easy to do right? All I need now is to acquire one of these sous vide machines to get me started. I hope to find one on sale.

When shopping for a Sous vide cooking utensil it’s worth considering using a discount code from a site like Mamma. It has a large database of discounts and is a great resource.

Preparing Simple Meals for New Year’s Eve

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People are already accustomed to preparing so much during the holiday season. New Year is a holiday that people believe they should truly celebrate and they do it by preparing so many foods that they cannot be finished in one evening. More often than not, the foods are just wasted so why not prepare something simple that can be enjoyed by the whole family?

One tip that you have to remember is to make sure that the food you are going to cook is easy to prepare. You may choose to roast or bake depending on what you think is easier. Food that can be considered as comfort food can be great too.

Another tip is to make sure that you have a definite meal plan. You can plan the whole meal in advance so that you will have all the ingredients needed. One appetizer, one main course and desert may be what you need to make the meal festive.

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