The Dining Dish blog is Dara Bunjon's take on anything food, both national and in her hometown of Baltimore. Warning: this food blog can be harmful to your waistline.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Cooking tip of the week

Knowing how a vegetable grows tells you the proper way to boil it. The rule is a simple one. If the vegetable grows underground then you put it in cold water and bring it to a boil ( i.e. potatoes, carrots, parsnips) and if a vegetable grows above ground you add it to boiling water (i. e. string beans, corn).

Added tip: Do not put a lid on a pot that is cooking any green vegetable, it will turn grey.

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