Category: Home economics

A pot of beans

All my children will learn how to cook beans.  Beans are economical, healthy, and delicious.  They’re a great platform for trying out new flavors.  Here’s my approach to beans.

Full-flavored pressure cooker chicken stock

If you need a full-flavored chicken stock recipe, here’s mine.  It is based on the recipe starting on page 91 of James Peterson’s Sauces.  For what it’s worth, the book is a classic.  Following his procedure exactly will obtain superior…

Two chickens

Last summer I stopped buying pre-cut chicken parts and started buying whole chickens. That’s a big change for someone like me. Let me describe what a whole-bird-buyer gets himself into. Yield Of course, it depends. I took How to Cook…