Good organization will take the stress out of preparing even the most complicated recipes.
Mise en Place (pronounced MEEZ ahn plahs) is French for Put in Place and is just a fancy phrase for gathering and prepping everything you need for a recipe before you start cooking.
Even if you are a multi-tasker extraordinaire, it’s a good idea to assemble and prep any and all of the ingredients you need for a particular recipe. Especially a complicated one. It’s common practice among professional chefs. Putting everything in place before you start removes the stress caused by a last minute scramble to find, measure, chop and mince your ingredients.
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