24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

I must be lazy, I never peel ginger, just grate it . The skin is so thin , I never notice the difference
I love the white porcelain , I think it is a Chinese grater. Flat with little nubs. I use it to add onion juice to about everything.
Potato masher to break up ground meat while sautéing
Question, the green stem in garlic , remove it , or not ?

Grinding your own hamburger meat

My first attempt at grinding beef for hamburgers resulted in the driest hamburger ever.
How do you determine the ratio of fat to lean .
And is there a better cut of meat to use?

Serious Eats' Corned Beef Hash

Today we've got a Corned Beef Hash recipe for you courtesy of the Serious Eats book that we want to eat pretty much anytime—yes, even on a desert island. For this recipe Kenji has taken the hash staples (cubed corned beef and diced potatoes) and added poblano chile, a sizable squirt of ketchup or chile sauce, and runny yolked eggs that nestle right into the pan. It's a one-dish morning wonder that covers all of your breakfast bases. More