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February 2010

Mirepoix Ratios

Hi, Can you tell me if the 2 : 1 : 1 ratio of onions to carrots to celery in a mirepoix is by weight or volume? Thank You. --Pat C Interesting question! The Culinary Institute of America gives a ratio of 8 ounces of chopped onions to 4 ounces each of chopped carrots and celery for a basic Mirepoix,... Read more →




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A New Hollandaise Method

For most special occasions around our house, whether it's Christmas, a birthday or an anniversary, we have Eggs Benedict for breakfast. The recipe is pretty straightforward. Toast and butter English muffin halves, top with ham or Canadian bacon slices and a poached egg, and nap the whole thing with Hollandaise Sauce. That is, straightforward except maybe for making the Hollandaise... Read more →




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