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This should create a clean break—multiple taps will result in fragmented shells. To separate the egg whites from the yolk, crack the egg over a bowl, part the shell enough for the whites to run out, then pass the yolk from shell to shell, letting the rest of the whites run out into the bowl. TO O L O F T H E T R A D E English Terra-Cotta Egg Rack Many cooks prefer to create their dishes using eggs that have been stored at room temperature rather than refrigerated, as the eggs tend to react more quickly, rise more easily, and incorporate better with other ingredients.
TO O L O F T H E T R A D E Weck Canning Jars When not holding and serving your jams, these glass jars do double duty for canning asparagus, carrots, leeks, and other vegetables or fruit. In 1900, the designer Johann Weck ﬁrst released his jars, made with thick glass to withstand boiling, sterilizing, and processing. The glass lids never rust or contaminate the ﬂavor of the food, and the tab on the replaceable rubber rings, when facing downward, indicates clearly that the seal on that jar is intact.
Roman legionnaires drank vinegar before going into battle. Sailors preserved foods for long voyages and swabbed their decks with a splash of vinegar. Cleopatra, after betting she could “consume a fortune in a single meal,” dissolved a pearl in a glass of vinegar and drank it—proving the true value of this acidic elixir. M AKE RED WINE VINEGAR 37 BREW COFFEE “I love the challenge of sourcing, roasting, brewing, and, ﬁnally, tasting exceptional coffee. The most important thing to keep in mind is the quality of the raw product.