Tag Archive: techniques

Sep 07

New toy time! Cooking under pressure!

The new pressure cooker

I love it when the brown truck arrives with new toys!  I decided to splurge on the ‘Mercedes of pressure cookers’ – the Kuhn-Rikon Duromatic Top pressure cooker.  With cooler weather on the way, our tastes in evening meals skews to hearty stew-y concoctions, which leaves us with two choices – do our meal planning …

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Aug 02

Sauté – the workhorse of the stovetop

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When you think of cooking something quickly on the stove, you’re probably thinking of sautéing. The cooking school definition is to cook over high heat in a small amount of fat. It’s an important skill, and one that you’ll use a lot in the kitchen. It’s also really simple as long as you follow a …

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