I often get asked how I determine how much time it takes to cook a recipe. Normally, when someone asks this, they take longer on most recipes and want to know why. Here are a few tips and tricks I use to streamline my time in the kitchen.
1. Label Everything
If you don’t have to stand around trying to figure out which package of frozen meat blobs is the right cut, you waste less time. Ditto for the identical looking white powder line-up: tapioca flour, baking soda, baking powder, potato starch, arrowroot starch and xanthan gum. No, you really won’t remember what that mystery blob is six months from now. Label and date everything.
2. Group like items together
I have a baking center set up in my kitchen. [Read more…] about Six Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen