Monthly Archive: September 2017


Marble To ‘marble’ or ‘marbling’ is to gently swirl one food into another. Marbling is usually done with light and dark batters for cakes or cookies. Also, I used to have a cat named...

Lard for cooking


Lard A product made from pork fat (because as Emeril Lagasse point out “Pork Fat Rules”,  that is sometimes used for baking. It’s popular for producing light, flaky pie crusts. These days, shortening is...


Knead (pronounced need) To Knead dough is to work dough with the heels of your hands in a pressing and folding motion until it becomes smooth and elastic. This is an essential step in...


Juice The natural liquid this can be extracted from fruits, vegetables, meats, and poultry. To Juice or “Juicing” also refers to the process of extracting juice from foods.

fresh garlic


Garlic The strongly scented, pungent bulb of a plant related to an onion. A garlic clove is one of the several small segments that make up a garlic bulb. Elephant garlic is larger, milder,...

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