The 10 Rules for Meal Preparation Success are on my mind as Thanksgiving approaches. Whether you're making the whole meal or contributing just one dish, you'll probably use recipes. Of course that U.S. holiday is not the only occasion for which you need them. So, whether or not you're cooking for Thanksgiving, here are my tips on how to read recipes and end up happy with the result.
It’s great to skim when you have plenty of recipes to choose from or when you’re leafing through a cookbook. But when the time comes to get down to business, before deciding whether to use a recipe, read it carefully and all the way through. And what to look for?