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Chicken Curry and a Bit of History

The label “curry” is often used to describe dishes from the Indian subcontinent. The word may be derived from the Tamil kari which means sauce according to┬áSlate.com. Unsure of how to describe the dishes they encountered, British traders in the 17th century referred to all savory dishes as curry. A curry, as the Brits defined […]

How to Cook Onions: Validation from Slate

From the article: How to Cook Onions in Slate In truth, the best time to caramelize onions is yesterday. Often enough, you need to have them ready before you can start on the rest of the dish. Thus the recipe-writers’ impulse to deceive. Browning onions is slow work, and it comes first. So get a […]