By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos You see them being used on TV. Copper is synonymous with the image of the professional chef. Many chefs use it, especially pastry chefs working with sugar, you can too. Advantages: Copper has the best heat conductivity of all the materials Very durable Great appearance Reacts quickly to […]
Salt and your health – what does that mean? There are a lot of misconceptions about salt and its impact on our health. Yes, too much salt certainly contributes to high blood pressure and other health issues.
By Executive Chef Richard Sloan Did you ever wonder why the recipe you got online or from your favorite restaurant doesn’t taste the same when you try to prepare it at home? It’s usually just a few common cooking mistakes that cause the recipe to go south in a hurry. Here are some handy tips […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos Photo credit: Alternative Daily Among all the cooking ingredients, oils and fats have been subject to more scrutiny, misinformation and controversy than any other food. It’s confusing for chefs and the home cook alike. We are bombarded with contradictory information almost every year and most of the information […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos It’s that time of the season once again and for myself and many others,, the greatest indicator of the holidays are re the seasonal aromas and special tastes of the spices used in holiday cooking. Growing up in our small house in Bavaria, our house was always filled with […]
Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos Only add 1/3 of the salt in the beginning of the cooking process. Salt intensifies the longer you cook a dish. Use low sodium vegetable or chicken stock. For pasta sauces with tomatoes, add 1/3 more tomatoes. For rubs and meat seasonings, replace 1/3 of the salt with lemon rind […]
Go in anyone’s kitchen and open the drawer and you’ll find knives galore of every size, shape and color. Here are the four knives that you will ever need to cook with in your kitchen at home.