RECIPE FOR COOKING SUCCESS
Metaphorically speaking, of course!
1 part passion and/or commitment to continuous learning
1 really good general cookbook*
Equipment as needed for the job (no substitute for a sharp knife, for example)
1 functional “working” pantry that supports the cook**
Practice, practice, practice! Build your confidence. Keep learning. Watch the
cooking shows! Read foodie magazines. Enjoy the process!.
* General cookbooks can be all encompassing or focused on one ingredient
category like meat. Both will give the technical information before focusing on
the recipes. Check out our section on Techniques & Methods in our website
** A working pantry contains foods that are frequently used and turned over. It
includes a well-stocked freezer and fridge. It stocks up convenience foods that
are wholesome like salt free stocks good to use when time prohibits making from scratch.