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Tips to Make Cooking Easy!

March 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Excellent food and conversation is the one of the best ways to spend your time.  To be able to do this for the people you care about, you should not have to struggle while preparing the food.

Here are a few tips that you can follow in order to keep cooking simple and easy.

Tip #1: Always find the best ingredients keeping in mind the three qualities of any delicious meal: fresh, tasty, and easy to prepare.

Tip #2: Time is of the essence, so prepare the food quickly. Manage your time in preparing all the dishes you want to serve, so that you will not rush around at the last minute when your guests arrive.

Tip #3: Always pre-blanch or partly cook veggies.

Tip #4: Prepare fresh bread as a part of the appetizer.

Tip #5: Use options such as lime, lemon, and orange peels with veggies and some meat before serving.

Tip #6: Try Ginger and Lemon Grass flavors for the sauce, stew, marinade, or even chili for that matter.

Tip #7: Avoid putting in alcohol, for all practical purposes of taste.

Tip #8: Growing your own herbs can make a lot of difference when it comes to preparing a meal.

Tip #9: Pilaf your choice of grains for the meal as it will be doable, quick, and a fantastic way to savor the ‘grains’ part of the meal.

Tip #10: Use spices to add some dash to the meal where ever possible.