Finding the perfect cut of fresh fish can be intimidating. In this post I want to help relieve some of that nervousness with my fresh fish buying guide so you get exactly what you need when fish is on the menu. I want you to be able to pick and purchase your fish with confidence!
Author: Liz Mellem
Just like The Fabulous Five cooking methods, there are also five basic sauces that I call, “The Mother Load of Sauces”. These are the parts of a recipe that make you go, “Mmmmmm” and “Ohhhhhhh”, and “Hell YES that’s good!” They are the foundation to your cheesey appetizers, the glue to your melding flavors, the glaze to your grill, the topping to your pastas, and the creamy, rich must-have to your eggs Benedict.
Poaching is one of The Fabulous Five cooking methods that are a Chef Jungle must for untangling the mysteries of cooking. Now here’s the expert tip many home cooks don’t know…Always top your shallow poached foods with a buttered cartouche.
Braising and stewing are cooking methods that are cost efficient, packed full of flavor, aromatic, and comforting…like a big hug from your loved ones on a cold day. The long cook process makes you scream with desire after you finally get that first bite of tenderness that warms the soul.