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Avoiding Cross Contamination

Avoiding Cross Contamination

It is widely known that restaurants and other establishments that sell food have criteria they must adhere to, and are regularly subject to unexpected inspections from the local health department. Health Department Food establishments must pass that inspection, which involves all areas of the kitchen including walk-in refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, rags used to clean […]

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8 Food Trends to Expect in 2015

8 Food Trends to Expect in 2015

Every year we go through new and fascinating trends in all spheres of life, from fashion to food. Read about 8 food trends to expect in 2015 and revel in the deliciousness to come. Pistachios You can expect pistachios to be the nut of the year for 2015! Pistachios have a flavor we can all […]

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Crazy Things You Should Be Putting in your Coffee

Crazy Things You Should Be Putting in your Coffee

Looking to spice up your daily cup of Joe? Coffee additions can be summed up into having one of three traits: creaminess, sweetener, or flavor component. Some have two or all three traits. The key is knowing what addition you’re looking for in your coffee. Here are some great coffee add-ins, just don’t judge until […]

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Easy Tips for Getting Corn Off The Cob

Corn is a delicious side that we see frequently at meals.  Either alone or mixed into a vegetable medley, corn can be paired with multiple options.  If you have it with chicken or pork, potatoes or peas, it will fit right in.  Sometime we like it canned, because we don’t have the hassle of getting […]

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Simple DIY Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Commercial cleaning solutions are full of harsh chemicals and pollutants to our environment. Have you ever considered how you could avoid these chemicals and still get the squeaky clean home you want? What if you found out you could make your own simple DIY homemade cleaning solutions that are less harsh, smell great, and usually […]

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Cooking For Your Woman

Cooking For Your Woman

Looking for another way to show your wife or girlfriend how much you love her? Gifts and flowers are great but there is always something extra special about sitting her down to a romantic dinner that you made just for her. Read on to learn more about setting the stage for a romantic meal and […]

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Best Books for Quick and Easy Cooking

Cookbooks can be a lifesaver, whether you need to make a quick dinner last minute or you want to explore your cooking skills and find a new recipe. Here are the best cookbooks for quick and easy cooking:   Betty Crocker’s Quick & Easy Cookbook: 30 minutes or less to dinner every night. This cookbook […]

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Cooking: It’s not as Bad as You Think

Many people believe that cooking is a difficult task that requires experience and instruction. However, cooking is actually easier than you may believe. If you have the desire to cook, you can make many dishes that will leave mouths wanting more. Here are some tips to help you get started in the kitchen. Start with […]

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MasterChef Junior Reality Cooking Show

Spotlight On: MasterChef Junior Reality Cooking Show

Fox’s MasterChef Junior is taking cooking competitions to a younger audience. Contestants between ages 8 and 13 apply for a chance to cook for the judges: Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich, and Graham Elliot. This year’s Season 3 kicked off with 19 junior chefs competing in a “Mystery Box Challenge.” Five contestants were sent home the […]

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Mustard  Learn All About Different Mustards

Mustard 101: Learn All About Different Mustards

What do you know about one of America’s most loved condiments – second only to peppercorns?  Whether you are curious about the history of mustard or want to know how to make your own mustard, you are in the right place!  With a few fun facts and some helpful tips, we can tell you all […]

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The Cheesy Goodness of Cheese

Cheese is always in season, but its rich, warm flavors pair especially well with many of the foods traditionally prepared during the fall season.  While most cheese is made from cow’s milk, you may be surprised to discover that many cheeses are made from the milk of other mammals as well, including goats, buffaloes, sheep, […]

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Onion Family

Onions…What are the Differences?

The ONION comes in a number of types, sizes and colors. Surprisingly, it is a “super star” when it comes to medicinal properties and is rich in antioxidants, cuts inflammation, and is said to reduce heart disease and cancer risks. The flavonoids in onion are more concentrated in the outer layers of the flesh, so peel off […]

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