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FOOD. FOR. THOUGHT. Cooling racks can serve another purpose after a big dinner party when there are dishes or glasses that you may wash by hand. Set the cooling rack on top of a towel that can absorb the water coming off the washed ...
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Based on Barron’s popular and authoritative The New Food Lover’s Companion, this enlarged and enhanced reference volume was written for discerning home chefs and everybody else who wants to become more knowledgeable about good food and elegant dining. This second edition has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in today’s world. More than 7200 entries plus line art are included in this seminal work. Miniature glossaries are interspersed throughout the text. Sidebar features throughout the book offer quick tips on food purchases, as well as Fast Facts and advice on preparation, serving, and dining.
When cooking in your microwave, remember that the size of the food will affect the total cooking time. Small or thin pieces of food ... quickly food can drain. Cooling racks If you bake a lot of cookies, you should have at least two large wire racks.
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Edited by Susan Westmoreland, Food Director of Good Housekeeping, this bestselling compendium includes recipes, techniques, menus, tips, illustrations, photographs, and more in 832 pages. This comprehensive compendium of recipes, techniques, menus, and cooking advice compiled by the director of the famed Good Housekeeping Test Kitchens, belongs on every kitchen bookshelf. For more than a century, the Good Housekeeping name has stood for quality. And with this dazzling, 832-page book, the tradition continues. Whether you are a novice in the kitchen or an expert chef, this book’s 1,500 recipes and 600 color photographs make it one that you’ll turn to again and again. All the recipes are easy-to-read and simple to follow, and they’re triple-tested by Good Housekeeping, too. Here are best-ever versions of time honored classics that every family loves, such as hearty Spaghetti and Meatballs, as well as the new tastes of today--from Thai Beef with Basil to Molten Chocolate Cake. The 24 chapters cover everything from soups to sandwiches to desserts, and 100 expert tip boxes present secrets of America’s best chefs and cooking teachers. * National Publicity * Advertising in Good Housekeeping magazine
To begin, place prepared foods on drying trays, making sure that all surfaces are exposed to the air (no overlapping pieces). You can use the racks from your oven or cooling racks as drying trays, or you can construct trays using stainless steel ...
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Six containers of heirloom tomatoes, miniature squashes, and herbs on your back patio or six acres of beets, cabbages, and strawberries? Five chickens and a honey bee hive or a small farm with three dozen sheep and a couple of quarter horses? Regardless of the size of your “field of dreams,” Essential Guide to Hobby Farming is your best first step to making that hobby-farm aspiration a pleasurable and profitable reality. A hobby farmer for the past thirty years, Carol Ekarius shares the joys, challenges, and rewards of living the rural life. Hobby farming is as much a state of mind as it is an address in the country, and this instructive, beautifully photographed manual addresses every topic beginning hobby farmers need to know, from purchasing the right land and equipment to choosing and maintaining crops and livestock to marketing and selling your hobby farm’s yield. TOPICS DISCUSSED INSIDE: -Assessing finances and resources—land, water, tools of the trade (trucks, tractors, various implements)-Choosing the best crops for your land, climate, hardiness, and profitability-Selecting and caring for the livestock—chickens, goats, cows, sheep, etc.—that best fits your hobby farm-Protecting crops and livestock against predators, pests, and disease -Business and marketing options for selling your “local food” directly to restaurants and farmers’ markets and through CSA programs-Preserving the harvest, through canning, drying, and freezing, plus over two dozen original recipes for your homegrown produceNEW FOR THE SECOND EDITION:Expanded section on chickens, including urban and suburban accommodations; honey bee keeping; adding a barn or annex building to the farm; trends in planting, including miniature vegetables, heirloom varieties, and “hot” new vegetables and hybrids; adding flower beds to the property; getting involved with a CSA