Tag: starch

Thicken That Sauce!

With the majority of sauces and nearly all kinds of gravy you’ll need to use a thickening agent at a certain point. This might be one of any number of things. The most commonly used are starches of some kind, since they have the quality of swelling up in...

Why Popcorn Pops

Pop corn can be traced back as the 1500. In 1519, Cortes got his first sight of popcorn when he invaded Mexico and came into contact with the Aztecs. Popcorn was an important food for the Aztec Indians, who also used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces and...