Basic Cooking Techniques and Terminology
Learn some basic cooking techniques and terminology. We make it simple by defining and demonstrating them within our recipes. We go into more detail in our cookbook, The Finite Foodie Cookbook.
1. To provide simple, clear steps for setting up your first, probably small kitchen with a minimal amount of equipment and investment.
2. To teach you cooking basics, terminology and terms, and common conversions and equivalents.
3. To inspire you with healthful, easy recipes.
Truss – method of tying the legs and wings together on poultry. I (Bobbi) usually do a half-truss or none at all. To half-truss, cut a 12-inch piece of cooking twine. Wrap it around the tail and tie. Cross the drumsticks and bring one end up and wrap around where the legs cross. Then bring…