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Forum: Terms & Techniques 06-05-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,699
Posted By Georgeco
I keep a couple of those small "coffee" grinders...

I keep a couple of those small "coffee" grinders that you push down on to "gind" (actually chop) coffee beans. These work like a charm and there is no mess at all.
Forum: Terms & Techniques 06-05-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By Georgeco
Its the best way to get steaks

Buying large (sub primal) cuts and slicing steaks is by far the best way to save on summer steaks.

Here in ON there was a sale on at a grocery chain of whole beef tenderloins for $5.97 per pound....
Forum: Terms & Techniques 06-05-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,253
Posted By Georgeco
Here's how I teach my students

After peeling...
cut a slim slice, this gives you a flat surface to rest the potato on. Now with a very sharp knife (don't try unless the kife is absolutely sharp and steel it often) cut the potato...
Forum: Cookware 06-03-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,425
Posted By Georgeco
I've seen some of those cans have a whitish...

I've seen some of those cans have a whitish plastic like lining and that turns me off any idea of baking in them
Forum: Cookware 06-03-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,974
Posted By Georgeco
It seems to have far too high a side for a crepe...

It seems to have far too high a side for a crepe pan. As for brand... I'm thinking of Cuprinox. It looks like the line carried by DeHillerin in Paris. Does it have "Made in France" stamped into the...
Forum: Cookware 06-03-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,393
Posted By Georgeco
SS lined copper

I started out years ago with tin lined but when I had a chance to use the SS lined it was all over for me. I once left a tin lined on the stove and forgot it. You know the results. I found a place in...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 08-04-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,326
Posted By Georgeco
It sure sounds like the eggs were well past their...

It sure sounds like the eggs were well past their prime. Try sepparating eggs with your hands. Just break the egg into a bowl and use your hand like a "claw game" and gently grasp the yolk and lift...
Forum: General Cooking 08-04-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By Georgeco
I count on a cup of loose leaves being 3 oz so...

I count on a cup of loose leaves being 3 oz so just buy by weight.
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 08-02-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By Georgeco
One little aside here once you have found the...

One little aside here once you have found the market or vendor you like. Ask what cultivar each of the fruits is. Strawberries for example have dozens of different cultivars and the berries can vary...
Forum: Terms & Techniques 08-01-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,348
Posted By Georgeco
0800Z ? What is Johnstown Ohio, Z+6 or +7? A...

0800Z ? What is Johnstown Ohio, Z+6 or +7? A clandestine meeting at 1 or 2 in Johnstown, wouldn't that be a bit conspictuous?
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 08-01-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,320
Posted By Georgeco
I use round bannetons which are small wicker...

I use round bannetons which are small wicker baskets lined with raw linen cloth. The are not expensive. I get mine in Paris but as I remember they are also available at KAF online.
Forum: Terms & Techniques 07-30-2005, 11:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,348
Posted By Georgeco
You can come up with scores of reasons for not...

You can come up with scores of reasons for not doing something but until a government or an administration has the cojones to simply get behind it and mandate the change, the over all change to a...
Forum: Terms & Techniques 07-29-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,348
Posted By Georgeco
Now there is a travesty indeed. Which chemicaly...

Now there is a travesty indeed. Which chemicaly enhanced "athelete" gets into the hall of fame. To change the football field by just over 8 yards total would be a terrible thing, don't college teams...
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 07-22-2005, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,557
Posted By Georgeco
Surprisingly, the variables you ask about are...

Surprisingly, the variables you ask about are negated when you weigh the recipe components. For example, the weight of flour changes in only a minute percentage when it's humidity changes and this...
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 07-21-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 35,878
Posted By Georgeco
As for the yeast measurement, 1 tsp of fresh...

As for the yeast measurement, 1 tsp of fresh yeast weighs .11 oz the same as active dry yeast and instant yeast. Just convet .11 oz to grams and you get 3.12 gms
Forum: Pizza & Focaccia 07-21-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,324
Posted By Georgeco
Bingo!!! Let the dough relax under a damp cover...

Bingo!!! Let the dough relax under a damp cover and don't fight it. It will always win in the end. A dough recipe with a little less flour helps a lot too.
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 07-21-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,064
Posted By Georgeco
He's a suggestion that will deliver a thin but...

He's a suggestion that will deliver a thin but very crisp crust with a soft crumb interior.

Reduce the flour in the recipe until you have a dough so soft that you think it's going to be a...
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 07-21-2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,557
Posted By Georgeco
Oky doky, when you are dealing with yeast breads...

Oky doky, when you are dealing with yeast breads and that includes sourdough starters, bigas, poulishes etc as well as the finished loaves, you simply can't halve or double the recipe. Breads simply...
Forum: Cookware 07-21-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 31,241
Posted By Georgeco
Calphalon made in China, where have I...

Calphalon made in China, where have I been...Aghaaaaaaaa
Forum: General Cooking 07-20-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,089
Posted By Georgeco
Just add variety here, I use a tera cotta wine...

Just add variety here, I use a tera cotta wine cooler instead of the bowl. This extends the bag to it's full length and I find it a little less finiky.
Forum: General Cooking 07-20-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By Georgeco
While raspberries can obviously be made into...

While raspberries can obviously be made into freezer jam, I would choose not to in favour of a traditional cooked jam. These little pearls just seem to expand their flavour profile when cooked where...
Forum: General Cooking 07-20-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,755
Posted By Georgeco
And now for something completely different...With...

And now for something completely different...With a veg peeler shave off some large and thick slices of P. Reg and drop some of the Aceto on the slices but be conservative with it. If it came in a...
Forum: Sauces 07-20-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By Georgeco
Pesto is quite simple to make if you use a food...

Pesto is quite simple to make if you use a food processor rather than the traditional mortar and pestle.

For one serving, take the fp bowl to the garden and stuff with leaves. Avoid the stems,...
Forum: Cookware 07-19-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 27,459
Posted By Georgeco
I swear by Cuprinox and the house brand from...

I swear by Cuprinox and the house brand from Dehillerin in Paris. I thik they have their house brand made by Cuprinox.

The sides are all straight with no lip and the handles are cast iron. They...
Forum: Terms & Techniques 07-19-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,348
Posted By Georgeco
As far as my experience goes, only the US and...

As far as my experience goes, only the US and Canada still routinely use volume measures for dry ingredients. The professional end of the food biz do not measure indry volumes, it's all weight,...
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