Accidentally Over-Season While Preparing Food?

When it comes to adding seasoning to your dishes, there are two types of people: those who measure carefully with cups and teaspoons and those who measure with their hearts. Whatever your habit, you're bound to make a mistake with your seasonings once in a while. 

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Holding Food this Summer: How Long’s Too Long?

Traditionally, the summer months are packed with weddings, cookouts, and backyard barbeques. While we enjoy our leisurely afternoon parties and late-evening gatherings, they're not without their dangers. We must be particularly careful about the refreshments. If they're not given due consideration, even the most safely prepared dishes can cause harm, especially if they're not kept within the proper temperature range.

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3 Perfect Comfort Food Options to Cook and Hold

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How Long Can Peppers Sit Out After You Roast Them?

Cooking individual ingredients before you add them to a larger, more complex dish is how you get great flavors from a small array of ingredients — that's commercial cooking 101. Doing all of your prep work in the mornings, which includes a lot of washing, chopping, and starting to cook, can make sure you have plenty of time to extract those flavors before the orders start rolling in. While your staff knows not to leave the meat out all day, vegetables can be a little more questionable. Keep these hazards in mind as you cook throughout the day:

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Four Fresh Fish Marinades

In spring, we tend to think of lighter fare. White meats, vegetables, and cold salads tend to dominate menus. If you're looking for something light for your entree but aren't partial to chicken or pork, consider one of the following fish options.

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4 Issues That Can Wreck Your Stewed Food

Commercial cooking is a game of driving down distractions. The dishes that can sit and do their own thing are some of the most reliable staples in your kitchen. But even reliable stews and broths can start to throw a wrench in the works if things don't go just right. Make sure you're using equipment — not people — to minimize these four potential problems:

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Stewing and Stirring: What Gives?

One of the delightful aspects of stewing food is that the process is long, slow, and relatively hassle-free. Many stewing recipes are of the "set it and forget it" variety. This makes them especially alluring during the fall season when cool outdoor temperatures make us long to keep our homes warm, cozy, and full of fragrant smells all day long.

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