According to the ‘Barefoot Contessa’ star, Ina Garten’s easiest appetizer has just one ingredient and is “unbelievably delicious.”
Ina Garten has a lot of cooking shortcuts, but her one-ingredient appetizer may be the easiest thing you can make for guests. Garten doesn’t mind using store-bought ingredients to save time, such as serving chips or nuts, but her parmesan crisps recipe is a delectable fancy appetizer that comes together in minutes.
Ina Garten demonstrates how to make parmesan cheese.
Garten demonstrated how to make her parmesan crisps recipe on her Barefoot Contessa cooking show, and it’s a breeze.
She revealed, “Parmesan cheese is one of my absolute go-to ingredients.” “It’s incredible how much a tablespoon of grated parmesan is the solution when I say, ‘This dish needs a little something.’”
Garten spoke about parmesan cheese, saying, “There’s only one true parmesan cheese, and it’s known as Parmigiano Reggiano.” It’s an Italian cow’s milk cheese with a protective seal, so you know it’s the real deal.”
“The older it gets, the more flavor scope it has,” Garten said. “It’s dry, sharp, and spicy,” she said while sampling a slice. It has a lot of flavor, but it’s also really expensive.”
Garten suggests using a less expensive parmesan cheese.
Garten suggested a less expensive but equally tasty option. “Grana Padano is great if you want a cheese that tastes like parmesan but isn’t quite as expensive,” she said. “It still has a sharp parmesan flavor to it, so it’s a good choice.”
“You have no idea where the cheese is from — it may be a lower grade of parmesan cheese,” the Barefoot Contessa star explained when asked why she doesn’t like pre-grated parmesan cheese.
Garten said, “You don’t know how long it’s been grated.” “The fresher it is when it’s grated, the better flavor it’s going to have. As a result, I… This is a condensed version of the plot. I hope you found it entertaining.