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Three Tips to Make your Cooking Experience Easier

Three Tips to Make your Cooking Experience Easier

If you are in the kitchen a lot then you already know that cooking can be a bit of an exhausting experience. Fortunately, there ARE methods that you can use to make your experience a little bit easier, and they are not nearly as difficult as you might be thinking. Some of these tips are […]

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Ramen Noodles — The Base Ingredient for Everything

Ramen Noodles — The Base Ingredient for Everything

Ramen noodles, the college kid’s diet staple. Ramen are cheap, come in lots of yummy flavors, and are actually a popular Japanese soup. You can even eat them right out of the package for a crunchy snack. And while all of that is a ton of uses, there is more! Ramen Comes to America Ramen […]

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Two Ways to Cook Boxed Macaroni

Two Ways to Cook Boxed Macaroni

Almost everyone loves mac and cheese, and a boxed one is the best of all. You get everything – pasta and cheese all in one convenient box which makes short work for mealtime. The only thing you add is water. But what if you wanted to jazz up your boring mac? It can be done… […]

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The Right Wine for the Right Meat

The Right Wine for the Right Meat

Picking the right wine for your meal is not rocket science, but although many know there is a method to choosing which wine to serve with a meal, they have no clue how to go about it. So relax and browse for how to choose. A Beginner’s Guide There are rules to choosing a wine […]

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The Best way to Cook Hard-boiled Eggs

The Best way to Cook Hard-boiled Eggs

Best known for their starring role at Easter, as a breakfast treat, and as devish eggs, the humble hard-boiled egg is greatly sought after, but it’s sometimes elusive to cook correctly and even more so to peel. How many Pinterest pins are on the lofty goal of peeling without missing chunks in at least some, […]

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How to Cook Poached Eggs

How to Cook Poached Eggs

Eggs are loved by most, including me, and there are many ways to cook them. I prefer scrambled because I am lazy, but others may not mind. Fried eggs are popular also; as are poached eggs and they really do not require very much labor at all. What is Poaching? In this application, just to […]

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4 Stovetop Safety Tips

Kitchen safety is for all. While we might think of kids and safety, we adults must be on our guard also. It only takes a moment for an accident to happen. One evening many years ago, I was in the kitchen preparing dinner, and my two daughters were in the living room watching TV. I […]

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How to Make Creamy Dishes Without the Cream

Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy soup or pasta sauce like fettuccine alfredo? These sauces are delicious, yes, but they are also full of ingredients that contain heaping amounts of fats and cholesterol. Eaten regularly, creamy sauces can lead to poor health. Fortunately, you can still enjoy creamy dishes while avoiding unhealthy ingredients such as […]

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Get Crispy “Fried” Food without the Grease

Frying is a method of cooking food in oil or fat. These fried foods come out fresh out of a fryer deliciously hot and crunchy and crispy. Just imagine sinking your teeth into a piece of crisp fried chicken, battered clams and oysters, onion rings, salty fries, fish sticks, or any other fried food you […]

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Cook Meat Over High Flames to Seal The Juices

Cooking meat isn’t the hardest thing to cook in the world, but if you don’t do it right, you could possibly end up with meat that isn’t cooked right or is too try. The easiest way to keep your meat juicy is by letting it rest right after you take it off the grill. The […]

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Ricotta, Tomato and Spinach Frittata

Whether it has been a long day at work and you want to use up what veggies you have on hand or you are planning a nice Sunday brunch and want to impress your friends with an elegant dish- a frittata is the perfect go-to meal for you! Essentially a crust free (perfect for your […]

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The Best Way to Clean Your Greens

‘Eat your greens’ is a phrase that most have heard repeated from the dinner table. Our moms were right. Green vegetables are packed full of vitamins and minerals, boasting at least three major ‘super food’ status veggies: kale, broccoli, and leeks. So if we want the best for our families we have to keep serving […]

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