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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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How to Cook Seitan – A Delicious Meat Alternative

Anyone hoping to find a meat alternative will likely come across soy, tofu, and other similar choices in the grocery store. One of the lesser known options is called seitan, and while you might think it would taste like soy meat and have a similar texture, it’s quite different. This is a very good meat …

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How Long to Cook Short Ribs in Oven at 350 Degrees

You can learn how to cook ribs in the oven at 350 degrees and other temperatures to make sure they come out perfect every time. It’s important that you don’t overcook your ribs or undercook them, because using a proper cooking time helps to ensure that they are cooked thoroughly and prevents them from drying …

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How to Cook Broccoli Rabe for Best Flavour Results

What’s broccoli rabe? It’s not actually broccoli, and if you didn’t know that already, it may come as a little bit of a shock. Broccoli rabe (pronounced like “rob”) is a green, leafy, cruciferous vegetable that  has a bitter taste to it. You can use it in similar ways to kale, spinach, or other thin …

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How to Cook Pearl Barley & Different Methods of Cooking

Pearl barley is a nutritious grain that has gained some popularity lately. People like cooking with it because it is a great stock for stoups, and it is good at absorbing flavour from liquids. So, the barley gets to be packed with flavour no matter what you are using it to make, which is helpful …

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How to Roast Raw Peanuts – Oven & Microwave Methods

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly prepared peanuts? And the taste- that’s simply one of the best snacks you can have, and it’s healthy too. In some countries, roasted peanuts are a street food and a very popular one. Do you know why they sell so well and some people are actually able to …

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How to Tell If Corned Beef Is Cooked & 2 Cooking Methods

Corned beef is a flavourful brisket that is used in dishes as culturally important as corned beef and cabbage and as warm and comforting as corned beef and hash browns. It’s a versatile meat that’s takes longer to cook than other beef types. What makes it different from typical beef or most any kind of …

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Pickled Garlic Scapes Recipe – From Canning to Cooking

Garlic scapes are great in scrambled eggs and make a terrific fresh garlic scape pesto, but what happens when you’ve run your reserve of scapes through every fresh use possible? Well, you make pickled garlic scapes of course! The salty sticks taste pretty much like pickled dilly beans, except much more garlic-y and extra crunchy! …

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How To Cook Black Beans: Canned, Dried & More

Black beans are delicious, nutritious, and ridiculously easy to cook. This smallish and elegantly dark type of beans is a traditional staple ingredient in the Latin Cuisine. It has a rich well-defined taste that people generally find palatable, and that’s how it became an international dish as well. Black beans go nicely with rice, burritos, …

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How To Soften Brown Sugar – The Ultimate Guide

Why does brown sugar bulk up into a rock-like state, while white sugar stays granulated? You might’ve wondered a little about that as you held a brick hard bag of brown sugar in your hands. The science behind this is simple. Brown sugar is basically white sugar with added molasses. And if it’s not properly …

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Best Thai Cookbooks for Vegetarians and Meat Eaters

If you are interested in learning the cooking techniques of making authentic Thai food, a cookbook would come in handy. We’ve come up with a list of the best cookbooks that will help you set a successful meal on your table. With these books, you’ll make your cooking experience easy with tried and tested recipes. …

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How to Cook Crawfish: Cleaning, Preparing, Peeling & Cooking

Crawfish, also known as crayfish, mudbugs, and crawdads, are small crustaceans that taste astonishingly similar to crab and shrimp, except chewier and meatier. Preparation is just about the same, as well, with just a few exceptions. In today’s guide to cooking crawfish, I’ve included detailed steps on properly cleaning, preparing, and peeling them. Let’s dive …

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