Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Kitchen Tip Tuesday
I have a pretty good kitchen tip today. And the funny thing is, I just learned it today.
I got a new widget on my sidebar. It's called chef's tips & each time my page is opened, a new tip is displayed. I try to remember to look at it each time I get online so I can learn any new tips.
I learned one today from this widget & here it is:
It said that to keep garlic from sticking to your knife when dicing it, spinkle it with a little salt first. I thought that sounded like a good tip & gave it a try today when making some sauce. It worked! I was mincing my garlic, so by the time I got done there was some garlic sticking to my knife. My first thought was that it really didn't work that well. Then about 20 minutes later I needed to mince up some more garlic for my meatballs. I did not salt the garlic & as usual it really stuck to my knife & my fingers. It really showed me the difference.
From now on I'll be salting my garlice before I dice or mince it!
It doesn't take much, not even a whole pinch of salt. I just used my shaker & salted it like I would salt something on my plate, which is definitely less than a pinch.
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Happy Kitchen Tip Tuesday! You can find more tips on Tammy's Recipes.