Colonial Cooking Style – A Peek Into The Culture Of Colonial Cooking

Food formed an elemental part of the colonial culture, no matter whatever class of people it was served to. Most interactions took place among people when seated around the dining table. So a conversation started at dinner could very well carry on till late in the night! It was therefore imperative that the dining table be kept well stocked at all times. It was also essential that everyone know at least the basics of colonial cooking, be it woman or man, poor or rich, white or black.

Colonial cooking demanded that certain conditions had to be adhered to. Only a wood fire could be used for the cooking. The cook had to have knowledge about handling the fire so that food could be cooked properly. No food was eaten raw, not even vegetables and fruits.

Colonial cooking centered round a staple diet of meat cooked in various forms. In fact, animals were often cooked with their feet and heads still attached and were served in the same way! Anyone wanting to have chicken would find one, kill it and cook it in the morning itself, consuming it for breakfast, lunch and dinner to ensure that it did not get spoilt. The preference was therefore to always have fresh food on the table. Of course, there were certain animal foods that could only be obtained seasonally.

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Outdoor Cooking Equipment – 20 Great Tips to Plan For the Coming Season

Some people just love eating and some people just love cooking; but when it comes to cooking and eating outside most people say, hey, I love it.

So lets get to it.  Summer will soon be upon us and the outdoor season beckons. Its now the ideal time to think about those barbecues you’ll be having. Whether those meals will be on the patio or in the outback its now the time to ensure that you’ve got all your outdoor cooking equipment to hand and that you’ve got a good idea about how best to go about things.

There’s many that will argue, including me, that nothing tastes better than food cooked outdoors! Don’t you just love the aroma when cooking outdoors, the smells seems to just waft around as the food cooks and this makes everyone hungry. How is it that the food cooked outdoors always seems to smell so much nicer than when its cooked indoors?

Cooking outdoors comes in many guises. You and your family may prefer to use wood or charcoal because of those wonderful flavors that come from the charcoal and the smoke; or, you may prefer the cleanliness, control and  convenience of cooking with propane gas.  Whatever you prefer the market is now awash with great outdoor cooking equipment to make your cooking experience enjoyable and the results fabulous.

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We All Need Cooking Tips At Some Point

We have all been there, you grow up and at some point need to start your young adult life on your own two legs. You get you own place to stay, sleep and, of course cook so you can eat. The first time was a very strange and maybe even a scary moment. People who had the biggest problem in this stage of their lives are the ones that were not given any cooking tips when they grew up. People who never got any advice on cooking when they were young could even a problem warming up some hot dogs. We need to make sure that our children learn how to cook so they won’t be surprised the moment they need to cook on their own. We don’t want to see them eating out in all kinds of, maybe fast food, restaurants.

Even if you didn’t get any cooking tips in your childhood and because of this hardly know how to cook for yourself, it is not to late. You just need to get good tips on cooking but you have to make sure that you learn from someone who has been giving lessons for a long time or who knows how to pass on this knowledge to others. Another option is to get a good book on the subject and try it that way, you could even consult the internet for good recipes and try it that way. The main thing is that you learn to do it your self so you can teach your own children then they don’t have to go down the same path that you gone. And isn’t the idea nice that maybe one day the recipes you thought your children will passed towards their children.

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The French Cooking School USA – Learn To Cook The “French Way” At The French Cooking School USA!

While there are those who prefer to stick to traditional methods of cooking and traditional food, there are also a class of people who are always willing to experiment with new culinary delights! The French cuisine consists of traditional and regional dishes, as well as continental food flavored with the French ethnic touch. It is because of this that French food has become so popular in the rest of Europe, USA, and many other countries. This popularity has therefore led to the initiation of the French Cooking School USA.

The French Cooking School USA, an association of different schools, was inaugurated with the idea of imparting knowledge about French recipes and French delicacies to people wishing to qualify as professionals in the art of French cooking. Development of teaching skills is also a part of the program. In addition, the advancement of science and technology and schools under this association being placed at varied locations has ensured that distance poses no problem to learning.

Having earned the distinction of being the most exploratory international institution where the culinary arts and cooking are concerned, the French Cooking School USA uses varied cooking techniques unique to France and innovative recipes to provide an extraordinary learning experience for its students. The School is run by people thoroughly acquainted with French gourmet cooking as well as the essence of France?s culture. Is it any wonder then that superb masterpieces like Souffles and Bisques have come from the French Cooking School USA?

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Cooking Tips For Singles

All food is separated into portion-size bags, especially commercially bagged veggies and frozen meats, and yes I buy in bulk when there are specials. Fresh chicken (pieces) is usually cooked in bulk and frozen. Some fresh meats are marinated and frozen and some are precooked. Ground meat is almost always precooked and frozen.

This routine makes it easy cooking dinner for myself without to much work! That is a good cooking tips when you cook just for yourself, especially with recipes calling for ground beef and cooked chicken! NOTHING is considered a “leftover”!

Hamburger Helper and other casseroles are made, pastas and rice, especially brown rice, can be made ahead of time, bagged in portion sizes and frozen for future meals. Great cooking tips! I use good condiments, sauces not to expensive, everything that i buying is in a small portion!

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