How to Score a Duck Breast


Certain animals (the best ones) have a particularly thick layer of fatty skin around them. Though it makes for amazing flavor, it also makes them incredibly hard to cook. The thing about skin, whether its on duck, chicken or pork, is that it needs to be crispy to be delicious. But when you’re cooking something… 

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How to Segment Citrus


Sometimes you’ll see a recipe calling for segments of an orange or a grapefruit. What they mean is the segments of those fruit without the pith — the pale, opaque membrane that surrounds each section of the fruit.  Though there’s nothing particularly wrong with pith, it has the tendency to be bitter and chewy and aesthetically it… 

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