Friday, July 25, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Got kitchen waste? Here are some interesting ways to use it

By
From page A5 | February 20, 2013 |

Food Network Kitchens

Parmesan rinds
Real Parmigiano-Reggiano is pricey, but San Antonio chef Clark McDaniel from Paesanos 1604 makes the most of each block by tossing the rinds into soup. “It gives vegetarian soups a deep, nutty flavor without using chicken or beef broth,” he says.
DIY: Add a Parmesan rind to tomato or vegetable soup as it simmers. If you’re pureeing the soup, remove the rind before you blend.

Corn silk
Elote Cafe in Sedona, Ariz., goes through 200 ears of corn each night, and chef Jeff Smedstad collects all of the string silk to make a soothing tea for his staff. “It helps relieve stiff joints,” he says.
DIY: Steep 2/3 cup silk (from about 4 ears corn) in 2 cups simmering water for 10 minutes; strain.

Apple cores
The bar at Camino in Oakland is stocked with flavored brandies that chef Russell Moore makes himself — using apple and pear cores from the kitchen. “They add sweetness to the brandy without any extra sugar,” he says.
DIY: Put 5 or 6 cores in a jar and add 2 cups brandy or vodka; cover and infuse for at least two weeks. Strain and use the infused liquor in cocktails, or serve straight up as a digestif.

Celery leaves
Chefs know that the best part of celery is the part that’s usually thrown away: the tender light green leaves in the stalk’s center. At Bluestem Restaurant in Kansas City, Mo., chef Colby Garrelts tosses them into salads. “They really are one of the most underused ingredients,” he says.
DIY: Toss celery leaves into a green salad and dress with olive oil and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper. Serve on top of fish or as a side salad.

Scripps Howard News Service

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Davis Enterprise does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

News

California climate change policies to hit our pocketbooks

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

 
Tech Trekkers boldly go into STEM fields

By Amy Jiang | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Decoding breast milk secrets reveals clues to lasting health

By Pat Bailey | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Artists, photographers invited to support Yolo Basin Foundation

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Unitarians will host summer camp

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Wetlands visitors will see migrating shorebirds

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
‘Bak2Sac’ free train ride program launched

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

Explorit: Wonderful wetlands right at home

By Lisa Justice | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
Recycle old paint cans for free

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

Where your gas money goes

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A12

 
STEAC needs donations of personal care items

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A16, 1 Comment

Can you give them a home?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A16 | Gallery

 
Americans, internationals make connections

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A16

.

Forum

Thanks for emergency help

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

 
Commenting system to change

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10, 15 Comments

 
Support these local restaurants

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

Let’s get the bench repaired

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10

Predicting climate changes

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10, 1 Comment

 
Clinton’s book is worth a read

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10, 1 Comment

.

Sports

Hudson solid, Hammels better in Giants’ loss

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Petrovic, Putnam share Canadian Open lead

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Moss powers A’s past Astros

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
My Zenith was whacked, but I wouldn’t trade a thing

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

Enriquez brilliant, but Post 77 season ends with Area 1 loss

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
The un-Armstrong? Tour ‘boss’ Nibali wins Stage 18

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

.

Features

.

Arts

‘A Most Wanted Man’: Superb espionage drama

By Derrick Bang | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Clyde Elmore: Art in the Wild

By Evan Arnold-Gordon | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Musicians perform at Sunday service

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A17 | Gallery

 
.

Business

Accord’s latest model is most fuel efficient

By Ann M. Job | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
.

Obituaries

Richard ‘Dick’ Robenalt

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
.

Comics

Comics: Friday, July 25, 2014

By Creator | From Page: A13