I took French cooking classes many years ago and watched a demonstration of a pastry chef making homemade puff pastry. It was time consuming & have never attempted the process. Thank God for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. I always keep a box in the freezer. All you have to do is defrost it in the fridge overnight and the next day it’s ready to roll out.
Tag: Rob Kircher
This is the 2nd episode in our ongoing series titled “Kitchen Designer” featuring Jim Gerard, owner of Kitchen By Ambiance in Bonita Springs, Florida and me Rob Kircher, Great Neighborhood Cooks syndicated Television culinary personality.
Did you know that the 1st soup was made from hippopotamus? And, it dates back to 6000 BC! How about that?
Did you know that drying fruit causes massive nutrient loss…as much as 30% to 80% of its vitamins and antioxidant content? Something to be aware of that’s for sure!
Did you know that tomatoes & Jalapenos are not vegetables? It’s true! They’re actually fruits. How about that!
Did you know that pumpkins were once recommended to remove freckles and cure snake bites?
Did you know that the average American eats 28 pigs in their lifetime? That’s a lot of pork!
Did you know that the wasabi that most people purchase today is not real wasabi! Nope! Guess what? It’s colored horseradish. COLORED HORSERADISH! I don’t know about you, but I am completely disillusioned. It only goes to show that you really need to read the ingredient labels on the back […]
Did you know that the red dye used in many popular candies is actually made from boiled cochineal bugs?
Did you know that chocolate chips were made by accident?