• Use fresh herbs.
• Upgrade your oil.
• Use shallots. Lots and lots of shallots.
• Keep a good amount of decent bittersweet or semisweet chocolate on hand.
• Re-think your vinegar
You can find the rest of the list, including a great explanation as to why he stands firmly planted behind each upgrade or idea over at his blog post:
• 10 Easy Ways To Improve Your Cooking at David Lebovitz
Oh, and just in case you missed it, don't forget to check out our tour of his Paris kitchen!
Are there one or two things that really make a difference in your kitchen and cooking? Whether it's on the above list or not, let us know in the comments below. The little things really do make all the difference!
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