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Preserving in Oil, Butter, or Fat

Preserving foods in oils, rendering fats, preserving foods in fats, butter, and oil.

Duck Confit Recipe
Duck confit is an essential ingredient in the classic cassoulet recipes of southwestern France. But it is also fantastic on top of salads, or served on toast. Here's an easy way to make it at home.

Vegetarian Confit Recipe
You've probably heard of duck confit, but did you know that you can also turn vegetables into confit? It's terrific tossed with pasta or cooked grains.

Rosemary Infused Oil Recipe
How to make a delicious oil infused with the scent and flavor of fresh rosemary.

Rendered Chicken Fat (Schmaltz)
How to make rendered chicken fat, also called schmaltz

Herb Butter Recipe
How to make delicious butters with fresh herbs. Use these as an easy recipe for fish or cooked vegetables, or spread them thinly on small pieces of toast or crostini as an elegant party offering.

The Best Ways to Preserve Cilantro
Cilantro (coriander) is a versatile herb, but it is almost always used fresh because it doesn't dry well. Here are some ways to extend its life in your kitchen so that it doesn't ever need to go to waste.

Homemade Butter in a Jar - How to Make Butter
How to make butter in a jar

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil
The best ways to preserve the bright color and flavor of fresh basil

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