We've all been here...you have a cup of milk left in the fridge with a hankering for something tasty, but the recipe calls for a cup and a half of milk. Running out to the store just to get a little more milk feels like a pain...but you're jonesing for that delicious dish.
Fear not - for you can solve this dilemma with math! One of the main skills that professional chefs have in their food-brain arsenal is being able to scale recipes up and down to accommodate what ingredients they have in stock. Here's how...
A good friend recently asked me some awesome cooking questions he wanted to learn during his holiday staycation:
With that, here was my response to his questions... If you have time off this Christmas holiday and are looking for ways to buff up your kitchen and cooking skills...
Essential Kitchen Tools
I'm not one for crazy specialized kitchen gadgets - they're a waste of space and money. Unless you're doing something really specific a ton of times, you really don't need things like garlic presses. The most essential tools needed to make any great dish can be bought at Amazon.com. They usually sell things at a lower price than retail stores.