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Rely On Recipe Descriptions And Not Cooking Time

Following a recipe will ensure whatever you are cooking will turn out perfect. Through most (if not all) of these recipes, you may have noticed they provide two pieces of guiding information: how long you should cook an ingredient, and what that ingredient should look like before moving on to the...
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Taking A Look At The Most Popular Cooking Oils

Fat in the nutrition world has gotten a bad rap. Shunned as being bad for your body, organs such as the heat, uses fat as its primary energy source. One of the good sources of fat sits in the cooking oil aisle but in an ever-growing shelf of selection, there are many options of cooking oils to use...
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The Correct Way To Eat A Triscuit Cracker

How old are you when you found out the correct way to eat a Triscuit cracker? Yes, we have come this far in life without the knowledge that eating a whole wheat-weaved cracker has instructions. Well, not really but a tip has alerted the world that for maximum flavor, you should pay attention to how...
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Lawsuit Filed Over Exploding Pam Cooking Spray Cans

Chances are you have a can of cooking spray stored in your kitchen. Little did you know that can may be a ticking time bomb! Over half a dozen people are suing Conagra after sustaining injuries allegedly resulting from exploding cans of Pam cooking spray. The lawsuit claim that Conagra sold...
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Fight Oil Splatters With Paper Towels And Baking Sheets

Cooking oil adds flavor to our foods but it is a headache to clean as it splatters all over the cooktop and surrounding countertops and the backsplash. But you can combat the cooking oil splatters with two ingredients: paper towels and a baking sheet. Oil and water never mix, so take your paper...
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Use A Grater To Soften Butter Quickly

Picture it. Saturday morning. You eagerly await for two pieces of whole wheat bread to "pop" out of the toaster perfect crisp, light and warm. You then realize that all the butter in your house is still being chilled inside the refrigerator! Now you could take a stick and zap it for a few seconds...
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Olive Oil Isn't Always Best For Cooking

Many of us opt for heart-healthy olive oil, one of the key ingredients in Mediterranean cooking, for all of our cooking needs, but it may not be the right oil for the job every time. While olive oil is usually the highest premium and healthiest oil with good flavor, it has one flaw, a low smoke...
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Simple Ways To Cook Healthier

There is a big misconception that cooking healthy means eating bland food. But it is very easy to make what's good for you taste great, too! When it comes to cooking healthfully, a lot of focus goes into choosing good ingredients loaded with the nutrients you and your family need. But the truth is...
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Grilling Foods Without Using Aluminum Foil

We are at the peak of summer grilling season! All those delicious foods cooked over an open flame or heated with red hot coals. However there is growing evidence that cooking foods in aluminum foil may be unhealthy as the metal leaches into the foods, especially foods that are high in acid. So here...
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Save Time This Summer Using Frozen Vegetables

Summertime means there is an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables that await your culinary creations. However the two biggest drawbacks are washing and prepping produce and the time-consuming cleanup that inevitably follows. Many chef's time-saving hacks include using frozen veggies, which are...
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