Is your salad limp, tasteless and insipid? Does it not taste like the salad you had last night at the restaurant? Is it watery, or include Brontosaurus sized leaves?
A couple of tips:
Did you salt your greens? You should if you didn’t. Not a lot, mind you, but enough to season properly (like a pinch).
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Get the pan ripping hot. Add the oil and heat until just smoking. Use a high heat oil like canola or peanut.
Add mushrooms, a generous pinch of salt and brown, stirring/tossing/moving to avoid burning.
When you have achieved the level of brown-ness you desire, you can do either of the following:
1. Turn off the heat and [...]
Continue reading Quicktip: Sauteed Mushrooms
This is my go to dinner cooking method. Heat the pan, squirt in some oil and wait until just smoking. Season your cut of meat and color on both sides. Throw the pan in a pre-heated oven and finish until perfect. Very simple and it always comes out perfect.
What is sauteing you ask? It [...]
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