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These rich and tender rolls have just the right amount of cinnamon and sugar, and the decadent cream cheese frosting is the perfect topping. Ingredients: For the Dough: 2 tsp (9 grams) Dry Active Yeast, rapid rise preferred 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Water 1 cup (15 mL) Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup (236 mL)

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You know oil and water don’t mix, but do you know why? First off, oil and water have very different densities. Water molecules are packed together more densely than oil, so when you add two of them to a container they will naturally separate. Anyone who has made a vinaigrette has seen this separation in

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Considered “liquid gold” by chefs, clarified butter is often overlooked by home cooks who only associate it with dunking lobster claws and making hollandaise. There are actually many different uses for this high-temperature capable, richly-flavored cooking fat. This post will cover some of our favorite ways to use it along with a foolproof method of

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Needless to say, cooking in a professional kitchen is very different from making meals at home. The restaurant is a marathon of prepping ingredients, putting together dishes, and keeping your station precisely organized. The happiness of your guests and the success of the restaurant depend on the kitchen operating as a synchronized and well-oiled machine.

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Searing may seem more like an art than science – I mean, just look at that beautiful brown patina on a perfectly seared steak or the umami rich crust on a scallop. But what’s happening in the pan to create that color is in fact one of the most important chemical reactions in cooking. The

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Tangy green tomatoes battered and fried until golden brown, served with a dill yogurt sauce. Ingredients: For the Tomatoes: 2 Medium Green Tomatoes ½ cup All Purpose Flour 2 Large Eggs ½ cup (165 grams) Cornmeal, finely ground ½ Tbsp (3.3 grams) Smoked Paprika ½ Tbsp (4.5 grams) Kosher Salt ½ cup (100 mL) Canola Oil ½ tsp Cayenne

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When done right, this simple culinary technique ensures even cooking, offers extra rich flavor, and shortens the cooking time of pan seared proteins. Despite what you might have heard, basting isn’t about keeping meat moist – it’s all about even cooking, which can mark the difference between a restaurant quality steak or a disappointing one. Cooking

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These versatile corn cakes are great with syrup for breakfast, or as an accompaniment to a bowl of chili. Ingredients: 1 cup (150 grams) Corn Meal 2 cups (240 grams) All Purpose Flour 2 Tbsp (24 grams) Sugar 2 tsp (8 grams) Baking Powder Kosher Salt (as needed) 4 eggs 2 cups (500 mL) Buttermilk 14 Tbsp (145

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Crisp vegetables with orzo tossed in a light vinaigrette: a colorful side dish or a healthy, light meal. Ingredients: ½ cup (88 grams) Orzo Pasta, dried 1 ½ Tbsp (13.5 grams) Kosher Salt 5 Tbsp (60 mL) Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ Head Cauliflower ¼ bunch Asparagus ½ Shallot ⅛ cup (18mL) White Wine ½ cup 75

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A lighter take on steak: skirt steak with a blue cheese vinaigrette on a bed of arugula and spinach. Ingredients: For the Steak: 1.5 lb. (68 grams) Skirt Steak 2 Tbsp (24 mL) Canola Oil Kosher Salt (as needed) Black Pepper (as needed) 4 pinches Fleur de Sel For the Vinaigrette: ½ cup (100 mL) Extra

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Flaky, pan seared salmon mixed with a hint of mayonnaise, fresh herbs and citrus for a light appetizer or a delicious sandwich filling. Ingredients: For the Tartine: 4 Salmon Filets (5 oz. each) 4 Tbsp (48 mL) Canola Oil Kosher Salt (as needed) 2 sprigs Thyme 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed, skin on ½ bunch Tarragon ¼

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Tender chicken breast seared until golden brown and served with a warm tomato vinaigrette. Ingredients: For the Chicken: 2 Chicken Breasts, boneless, skinless Kosher Salt (as needed) Black Pepper, freshly cracked (as needed) 2 Sprigs Thyme 1 Garlic Clove, skin on, crushed 2 Tbsp (24 mL) Canola Oil For the Sauce: ¾ cup (110 grams)

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