So here's the deal, I'm starting culinary school soon and I'm for lack of better wording a bit compulsive with being prepared. Heck, I memorized the schools blueprints before even stepping foot inside it for Orientation. Now, I had knee surgery in February and the recovery process is where I really started enjoying cooking and wanting to progress at it and truly begin to understand it. So I've been cooking and practicing my knife skills through such endeavors, but I feel that I'm still not up to the level I set upon myself for entry into school. I of course realize that through school and finding a job in the industry, I'll have more practice than I could ask for, yet I still get that uneasy feeling that I'm somehow unprepared. So I went out and bought some large sacks of onions and potatoes. My question now is, what am I gonna do with pounds upon pounds of various sized dices, juliennes, all that jazz, of onion? Some things that come to mind are french onion soup, potato soup, mass quantities of vegetable stock, veggie soup, etc. Here's the catch though, it's only me and my mom currently living in the house and my mom eats about a 1/3 of what I do, so large batches of food would be wasted. Any ideas?
I am very new to sous vide and want to learn.
So I found this recipe for sous vide beans in a 1 quart canning jar to finish in 6 hours at 190 F by a trained chef and book author. Works for me since I do not have to watch the beans.By the not this site!!!
So, I measured out 225 grams of beans (as per recipe) and placed in a wide mouth glass canning jar and filled the jar up with water to about 1/2 inch of the jar rim (as per recipe). The authors' picture looked like the bean was Navy beans by size.