Garnishing

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Garnishing is simply any attempt to add color and/or flavor so as to accent or dress up a dish you are serving. A garnish ties everything together!

Whether you are cooking at the White House or just at your house, it can go a long way towards making an otherwise hum-drum meal appear interesting and appealing. Moreover, as any cook worth her salt knows, the more anxious your guests are to get started, the more likely they are to rave about the food.Strawberry Garnishing

I look at garnishing as one of those things that requires very little extra effort, but delivers a big payoff. For more garnishing tips sign up for my free newsletter.

Garnishing Tips

If you really want to get fancy with garnishing, let me recommend a garnishing set and a great book “The Book of Garnishes”. I have had some creative fun with these!

BOTTOM LINE:
I make it a point to try to add at least a little garnishing to almost every dish I serve, both to guests and my family.