Everyone loves the idea of sitting down to a delicious home-cooked meal, but with today’s busy schedules, it can be harder than ever to find the time to put one together. Fortunately, help is out there. The tested advice in this article will help you put together healthy meals for your family in a surprisingly, short time.
Your meat need to be sliced thinly across the grain when you are preparing stir-fry. This process may take a very long time, and it takes practice. Once the meat is firm, not frozen, cut across the grain at a 45-degree angle.
Do not season all the meat immediately: try a small piece first. Foods such as meatballs, meatloaf and hamburgers too all require delicate seasoning. Avoid cooking all of it after it’s been seasoned. Take a small portion and cook it so you can give it a taste before your final seasoning. After doing this, you can either adjust the seasoning to better suit your tastes, or just continue to cook the meat as is.
Do you feel guilty when you toss rotten, uneaten fruit in the garbage? Can you actually save your fruit by cutting the part out that is rotten? It’s a shame, but partially rotten fruit can’t be saved without being unhealthy. Get rid of them quickly, as mold can develop and cause health problems.
To take the metallic taste out of canned pumpkin pie filling, heat the filling with all of your spices first. Simply mixing your filling with the other ingredients and then baking traps the metallic taste in your finished pie. But by heating your pumpkin filling alone with the spices first, you release the metallic taste of the filling and simultaneously imbue it with the richer taste of spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger.
As you’ve seen, cooking a delicious meal for your family doesn’t have to mean spending hours slaving away in the kitchen. There are any number of recipes you can use to whip together a great meal in a short time. Just remember what you’ve learned from this article and soon your family will be enjoying the fruits of your labors.