Posts Tagged ‘cutting’

Slippery Little Suckers – Cutting and Prepping Raw Meat

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Tuesday Tip

Slippery Little Suckers – Cutting and Prepping Raw Meat

When we cut up a chicken into pieces, or prepare any other raw meat, we always use plastic cutting boards.  We prefer to keep raw meat juice off our wooden cutting boards.
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Chiffonade

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Tuesday Tip

When cutting fresh herbs or other leafy greens for a garnish, a chiffonade is a nice technique to use.  (more…)

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Citrus Supremes

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Orange Supremes

Orange Supremes

Tuesday Tip

Supreming Citrus

To supreme citrus fruit is just a fancy way of saying to segment the citrus.  It’s a technique done to remove just the flesh of citrus segments, leaving behind the membrane.  It makes for a wonderful addition to salads, or to create a garnish for a dish.  I mainly use this technique for oranges and grapefruits, since I mainly just use the zest and juice of lemons and limes.
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Cutting a Chicken into Pieces

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
Chicken

Chicken

Buying a whole chicken and cutting it into pieces your self saves a lot of money.  You will also get a lot more flavor from the bones in the chicken and you’ll have a carcass for making stock to use in soups or sauces.  You definitely get a lot more bang for your buck.  Cutting the bird really does not take long.  The more you do it, the faster you will get.  I think it took about 5 minutes to cut the bird up below.
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