Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A recipe tweak

A reader suggests subbing olive oil for butter, and I agree.

A recipe tweak


Wendy Blutstein, of Glenside, wrote that she enjoyed the story about the new blog, but had two suggestions:

"I thought it might be helpful to recommend to your daughter when she bakes that classic chicken, to forgo the melted butter and replace it with a little olive oil. And also to forgo all the salting of that chicken, both inside and out.  Maybe just a touch of salt to the outside.   Check out the website for Center for Science in the Public Interest, which also has a great nutrition/food magazine:"


Thanks for the suggestions Wendy. I agree. I always use olive oil and should have made that adaptation of Ina's recipe. And Sally, easy on the salt!

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