Thursday, September 5, 2013

Hot Tips

Grate Your Garlic
If you're using raw garlic in a dish, grate the cloves on a
fine grater. It's much faster than mincing, and you'll end
up with a mix of garlic juice and tiny bits of clove that
distribute evenly in salsas, dressings and other uncooked
dishes. Best of all, you won't have to worry about biting
into a big chunk.
Buy Frozen Brown Rice
One of our favorite new supermarket finds is frozen brown
rice. It's fully cooked and ready to use. You can add it straight
from the freezer to soups, stews and stir-fries and save about
45 minutes of cooking time.
Fire Up The Broiler
Broiling is a great hands-off way to cook fish: You'll get a nice
caramelized crust on top, and you won't need to flip the fillets.
Be sure to preheat the broiler first, then cook the fish for 6 to 8
minutes per inch of thickness. If you line the pan with foil, the
cleanup is super easy.
-Food Network Magazine, June 2013