Kitchen Tips for Busy Cooks
Food bloggers are an experienced bunch. When we share a tip, readers take note. We're a curious bunch, too. We try new products, we test old techniques. And when we discover something new, we share it. Here are some recent kitchen tips from food bloggers -- little one-offs that just might change your life. Get out your notebooks, charge up De.licio.us. It's time to study up.
TOOL TIPS & TECHNIQUE TIPS
Joy the Baker ~ After investing in a standing mixer, stainless steel mixing bowls, a cast-iron skillet, good measuring cups and silicone spatulas, how to spend just $10 for a favorite kitchen tool that will last a lifetime
Baker's Banter ~ tips for making pie crust from the King Arthur blog, including why a spoonula, a waterbottle and parchment will help
Brownie Points ~ how to warm plates without heating up the oven (why do we warm plates? so the food stays hot!)
Buttermilk Clouds ~ the handy tools for making no-cook strawberry jam for the freezer
RECIPES from SCRATCH
The Homesick Texan ~ how to make chile con queso without Velveeta and Rotel
Desert Candy ~ how to make homemade labne, an extra-thick yogurt that's a Middle Eastern staple (no cooking required)
Talk of Tomatoes ~ how to make your own homemade spice mix for chicken, omelettes, vegetables, more
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BlogHer food editor Alanna Kellogg shared a great tip this week, how to cook artichokes in the microwave.