Have to pre-prep potatoes, but don’t want them to start browning or turning grey on you? Cut your potatoes as desired and submerge into cool water. Keep in the refrigerator for up to a day.
#QuickTip- Potato Discoloring
A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. “Much obliged,” said he, pushing the plate aside; “I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills.”
- Brillat Savarin
To prevent cool, dried out turkey after slicing, have some hot chicken or turkey broth on hand. Once finished slicing, pour broth over meat to rehydrate and warm up. Serve immediately.
#QuickTip- Juicy Turkey
“Happiness is finding three olives in your martini when you’re hungry.”
- Johnny Carson
Freeze cookie dough to have on hand when a craving strikes. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Scoop pre-made dough into equal size portions onto the sheet. Put sheet into freezer for thirty minutes. Place balls into ziplock bag. Remove from freezer and bake immediately as desired.
#QuickTip- Freeze Dough
“Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.”
- Judith Olney
To steam fish without a basket, fill a skillet with a 1/2″ of water and set a heatproof plate down inside the skillet. Bring to a simmer. Place fish onto plate, cover and cook till they turn opaque.
#QuickTip- Steaming Fish
“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.”
- Don Kardong