Dry spirit distilled from wine and, strictly speaking, produced in the Cognac region of France. Other good-
Beef brisket, or sometimes other cuts, cured for about a month in a brine with large crystals (corns) of salt, sugar, spices, and other seasonings and preservatives to produce a meat that when slowly simmered in water, develops a moist, tender mixture, mildly spiced flavor, and bright purplish-
The terms light and heavy describe cream's butterfat content and related richness. Light cream has a butterfat level varying from 18-
Commercial dairy product made from pasteurized sweet cream, used as an enrichment in a wide range of savory and sweet recipes. Its extra acidity can boost the leavening action of baking soda in quick breads.
A thin, delicate pancake.
An assortment of raw vegetables, i.e., carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, served as an hors d'oeuvre often accompanied by a dip.
The juices, fats, and browned bits that collect in the pan after meat or poultry has been roasted. Unless burned or very greasy, the drippings are valuable for a little sauce and for gravy.
See Belgian endive.
The main course.
Crumbly textured Greek-