How To Hold A Knife - Detail - © mooreskitchen.wordpress.com

Buying good quality chef knives and maintaining them properly is just part of the battle. You also have to know how to hold your knives and how to use them properly. This is the third jewel in your knife Skills Triple Crown! And only practice will make you the kind of precise and artistic cook you want to be!

Ceramic Knife Hone - © J.A. Henkels

Having a good set of basic cooking knives, as we explained in a previous post, is just half the battle. It’s just as important to care for them properly and to maintain their cutting edges with daily cleaning and sharpening rituals. Once you get in the habit, you’ll never suffer with a dull knife again!

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Yep. It’s true. Fried Chicken, so solidly connected with the U.S. south in song and story, was actually invented somewhere else. Somewhere far away from Kentucky. Somewhere way north of Kentucky. I didn’t believe it when I first heard it. But additional research proved the claim true!

Kerala McDs launch - © EventsTamarind

Believe it or not, an Indian State (like a U.S. State or Canadian Province) is imposing a Fat Tax on retail foods and restaurants. It’s a response to the global obesity epidemic to which, evidently, India is not immune. Predictably, the hardest-hit edibles are Pizza, Burgers and Junk Food in general…

Future Diet - Beans and Rice - © planetmattersandmore.com

We wish. And, now, an overview of current conditions in the Food market (pun intended) seem to indicate that they will. Soon. However… I see things differently. I think, based on my own experience with life, that prices may just stay high but stabilize. And that will be bad in the long run…