Topic: Help for Home Cooks/Bartenders
Cooking Tips and Hints
Q: The home grill. It's all about the marinade, the meat, the heat. What are your tips for a home grill cook preparing to grill up a bunch of steaks (or chicken, pork, you name it)?
It's really about the quality of meat and how hot the grill is. Perfect meat grilled on a blazing hot flame will ensure the meat stays juicy, developed good caramelazation, and a great smoky charred skin. Use wood burning whenever possible, if not that then charcoal. Skip the gas.
Q: When dining at home, pizza can be more than just delivery fare. For the pizza-making novice, what are your tips for crafting a tasty pizza at home?
Buy great flour, use a very hot oven, and take your time with the dough. The results will be worth every minute.
Q: The path to a successful home cook begins with mastering knife skills. What are your tips for the essential knife skill basics?
Tuck your guiding fingertips under, use amazingly sharp knives. Buy a bag of onions and practice, practice, then practice again!! For every hour of practice you will save twenty in prep time over your life.