Tag: Techniques

  • Chicken Stock

    Chicken Stock

    I’m torn – I already said there’s nothing more valuable you can have in the freezer than tomato sauce… then I thought about chicken stock. Sure, you can make it up as you need it or buy the canned stuff, but home brew stuff is so easy and good that it seems a natural to…

  • Kraft Pizza Kit

    Kraft Pizza Kit

    Those of us “of a certain age” have fond memories of the Kraft Pizza Kit. Mum used to make them for the mob of kids in my familly and I think I was 17 or 18 before I encountered “real” pizza. In the years since, my tastes in pizza have evolved and developed. My personal…

  • Bagels – Step by Step

    Bagels – Step by Step

    A few people have expressed an interest in the steps it takes to make bagels, so here it goes. Bagels start like most yeast leavened breads, with a mix of flour, salt, sugar, yeast and water. Once it’s mixed, it needs to rest and rise for a while. I have a couple of big bowls…