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    Tasting Panel: Shopping for Mozzarella

    Without question, the ideal melting cheese for pizzas, stromboli, and calzones is low-moisture mozzarella. Also known as block or “pizza” cheese, low-moisture mozzarella is what you find at your local supermarket…

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    Freeze spoons for defatting stocks

    When I'm making a soup or a sauce, I toss a few slotted metal spoons into the freezer. When it comes time to defat, I skim the top of the…

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    Skimming fat off your pan drippings for better flavor

    Before making a gravy from pan drippings, it's best to skim off the fat that has accumulated—a process known as degreasing. Degreasing is simple to do and ensures that you…

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