Navigating your way to perfectly cooked recipes can be compared to taking a short road trip. The recipe is your map. If you follow the directions, you can be reasonably confident that you will get the desired results. However, recipes, just like maps, make a lot of assumptions! A map assumes that you have aContinue reading “Navigating Best Practices: Cooking with Oil”
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