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Picking Flour for Better Bread and Pasta

Did you know that all flours are not alike? In the baking classes at the South Bay School of Cooking, we hear many questions: When should I use unbleached vs.

Vanilla: The Essential Essence!

Throw a Merry Cocktail Party!

What is the first thing that makes food delicious? It’s how it appeals to the eye. It’s often said you ‘eat with your eyes first’ and that is so true.

Basting: It’s All About That Baste

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BASTE! But not how you think! The basting myth has gone on way too long. MYTH: Basting keeps the bird juicy. FALSE! When any large piece

To Brine or Not to Brine Your Turkey?

To brine or not to brine? THAT is the question… Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you may be curious about all the articles you see talking about brining