Despite the name of this recipe, there’s actually not such a thing as vegetable stock. By definition, stock is made from simmering bones in water. No bones? Then it’s broth. So, let us commence with vegetable broth. In my own kitchen, I collect and save the trimmings from the … [Read more...] about Recipe: How to Make Vegetable Stock
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by Kathleen Flinn Learning to make stock is a kitchen fundamental. Given that a quart of stock averages $2.25 in the supermarket, it's a worthwhile investment to learn to make it on your own. This is especially true if you're a fan of roast chicken, either homemade or … [Read more...] about Recipe: How to Make Basic Chicken Stock
Do you have a shopping list of what the essentials are when stocking a pantry? I’m exactly the kind of person you wrote for: not a terribly bad cook, but unsure and insecure in the kitchen. I loved The Kitchen Counter School and am inspired to try on my own, but I’m not sure what … [Read more...] about Reader Q&A: What do you consider essential pantry items?
Question: I am looking for good, super flexible budget-friendly things to cook while sheltering at home. A friend mentioned risotto. My store was sold out of the usual rice to make it. Can I make it with other rice? What other things can I substitute? There are only two of us, so … [Read more...] about Recipe: Risotto 101
Updated May 28thBy now, most of us have spent a lot of time cooking and doing dishes. You may be sick of your basic repertoire and now that the obvious use for supplies has started to dwindle, it becomes more challenging to figure out meals from what you’ve got on hand or how to … [Read more...] about Stay Calm and Cook On