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Layers of Flavor: Fat

According to the culinary gods of the universe, fat is flavor. Butter, in particular, according to google: “Diacetyl is a naturally occurring substance that gives butter its characteristic flavor and aroma, and is often a component of artificial flavoring formulations. Acetoin,…

Layers of Flavor: Zesting

There are so many recipes these days that call for the zest of citrus fruit. It may seem like a completely unnecessary kitchen tool but I highly suggest anyone to invest in a good quality microplane (see above). I think…

Use a Scale!

Real talk, ladies & gentleman. Use. A. Scale. This is one of those many times I will die on this hill. Cooking & baking is a science. Cooking has some more wiggle room, but baking is a complete science project,…