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How to Make Hummus – Recipe & 3 Cooking Methods

The Mediterranean dip hummus is meant to be very creamy, fluffy, and light. It has a slightly tangy or nutty taste, and that’s because of the tahini that’s included. The bright citrus of lemon and fragrant garlic flavors give it a complex taste profile. Hummus is usually served as a dip with chips or pita …

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How to Cook Butternut Squash: Stove, Oven & Microwave Methods

Butternut squash is an autumn favorite, often cooked alongside turkey, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and other foods you might have during the holiday season. What I love when I cook butternut squash is that it’s already so flavorful that very little seasoning is necessary. If you’ve not learned how to cook butternut squash before, you …

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How to Prepare Raw Salmon for Sushi

Salmon is an all-time favourite because it’s tender, delicately flavoured, and surprisingly easy to make. The only downside is that it’s quite expensive! This is why it’s imperative to know how to prepare raw salmon for cooking, so what arrives at the dinner table is worth the spend. In this article, you’ll find everything you …

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Berry Hacks and How to Wash Blackberries the Right Way 

Summer comes with a whole lot of berries – that’s a fact. And so does the berry stress that includes how to wash blackberries the right way and storing them as well. Of course, there is no better way to quench summer thirst than grabbing the inviting berries you see in the market. They are …

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How to Make A Latte – The Ultimate Home Guide

There are lots of coffee-based drinks, and lattes are among the most popular ones. Typically, a latte is made of a mixture of steamed milk and an espresso shot, and you can prepare it with or without an espresso machine. But there are several versions and versatile additions that you can add to make a …

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What Food Should You Take to a Christmas Party?

You’ve been invited to a Christmas party at someone’s house or at the office and now you’re wondering what to bring. What kind of food is appropriate for a guest to bring to a Christmas party? Sometimes, there will be a few rules as to what should be brought to what should not. You definitely …

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How Do You Get Food Colouring Off Your Skin?

Food colouring can be a joy to work with, adding a much-needed dash of colour to your dishes. It can help you change the colour of food or make the existing colour more vibrant and appealing. Colourful food certainly has definite appeal. Certain colours tell our brain that the food is ripe, ready to eat, …

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How to Cook Morel Mushrooms on the Stove

Morel mushrooms are definitely not the easiest kind of fungi to source. They usually spring up around dead trees but not every kind of dead tree. If you miss out on getting the Morel mushrooms while the tree is dying, you’ve missed your opportunity completely. Most people find Morel mushrooms in the wild, and it …

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How to Wet Aged Beef at Home – Your Ultimate Guide

When it comes to cooking meat, the steaks have been raised! A juicy steak that’s tender and moist is a delicacy guaranteed to make you the star of your next barbecue. Do I hear you asking how? The answer is ageing the meat. There are two techniques for meat ageing. These are dry-ageing and wet-ageing. …

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Mignonette Sauce Recipe For Oysters

If you are in love with seafood and especially the ones that come in, shells, that is, the oysters, then there is nothing better than this Mignonette sauce that will help you savour this dish. Mignonette sauce for oysters finds its origin in the South of France, which is blessed with sea oysters in abundance. …

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How to Make Pickling Spices Recipe?

Did you know the process of pickling food and veggies was started by the Mesopotamians around 2400 B.C? Salt and brine were the two most common ingredients used to increase the food’s shelf life, especially when people traveled long-distance by sea.   Pickling spices makes any dish taste authentic and flavorful. It adds an aromatic fragrance …

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How To Prepare Celery Root?

Celery root originates from the Mediterranean area. It was used for religious purposes by the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It gained importance as a vegetable in the middle ages. Celery root is also known as Celeriac and is loaded with vitamins and minerals. While not a popular choice in cooking, it can be incorporated in …

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How to Use Silicone Baking Mat

Silicone mats are usually placed between baking sheets or whatever you’re cooking. They can be used as a substitute for greasing a pan or baking sheet. If you’re baking something that is messy or sticky, knowing how to use baking silicone mat can really help. The mat can prevent your baking sheet from getting very …

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Can You Freeze Fresh Mushrooms for Later Use?

I’ve noticed that a lot of people these days are finding their own food in the wild, like herbs and wild mushrooms. There is a growing interest in trying to source natural foods as much as possible, which is why places like Whole Foods and green grocers markets have done so well in recent years. …

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How Long to Grill Boneless Chicken Thighs

You can make grilled boneless chicken thighs that are tender and succulent and that everybody in the family will enjoy. This is a great meat to cook up on the grill when you’re having cookout, and it’s not too difficult to make. I want to share with you some important tips and directions on how …

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Why Are My Cookies Flat and Greasy? How to Fix Them!

I love making cookies of all kinds for myself and for family members. They usually come out pretty good, but that wasn’t always the case. When I first started making cookies, a lot of times they would come out flat or burnt or overly crispy or even kind of greasy. I wondered what I was …

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How Long to Microwave a Sweet Potato – Alternative Cooking Method

Did you know that you can cook a sweet potato in the microwave? This method is much faster than baking in the oven or roasting, and it produces some very similar results. I like to microwave sweet potatoes and white potatoes when I am short on time. You get a different texture than if you …

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Can You Substitute Coconut Oil for Olive Oil?

I know that to some people, each kind of cooking oil is interchangeable. One seems just as good as another, but substituting one for the other doesn’t always work out well. I know some people are curious about when cooking, can you substitute coconut oil for olive oil vs canola oil? All of these different …

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