All posts tagged "home feature"

  • Making Garlic Paste
    How to Make Garlic Paste

    Please stop buying garlic paste! When it’s as easy as this, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make it yourself.  Like most bulbs (most people mistakenly believe it’s a herb), it’s way better fresh. I would go...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • Risotto cacio e pepe
    All About Risotto

    What is Risotto? Interested in learning more about risotto? This article discusses it’s history and includes a gourmet recipe for creating this wonderful Italian dish at home. Where Risotto Originates Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Capers
    All About Capers

    About Capers and Their Culinary Uses The caper plant is a small-flowering bush that is usually seen growing wild along the Mediterranean coastline. It’s usually found clinging and protruding from rocks, mountainsides, and out of cracks in...

    • Posted January 28, 2018
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  • Which Knife Should You Use?

    Let’s talk knives. Hopefully you’ve made the wise investment in a set of quality knives.  While you can spend less (sometimes considerably less), the difference between a high quality blade and a cheap blade is like night...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • White Girl Salsa - Cranberry Mango Salsa
    Blackened Tilapia with Cranberry-Mango Salsa

    This is a great summer dish that is sure to get your tongue tingling… Tilapia is seasoned with blackening seasoning and quickly pan fried or grilled to perfection. An added spoonful of White Girl Cranberry Mango Salsa...

    • Posted January 22, 2018
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  • Scallops with White Wine Sauce
    How to Use Wine to Make a Sauce

    To Wine or Not to Wine, that is the Question When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do. And fortunately for the modern world, the Romans added wine to their cooking and sauce. The rest of the...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • Delicious Beef Stew
    The Secrets of A Delicious Stew

    Making a savory tasting stew is the ultimate when it comes to comfort food. This is not a new idea but one that began with the advent of fire and some form of pottery, pot, or vessel...

    • Posted January 1, 2018
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  • Tomato
    What You Need to Know About Tomatoes

    Second only to the potato, the tomato is the world’s most popular vegetable. This is quite an accomplishment given that the tomato is actually a fruit!   And with over 7,500 different varieties, possibilities are seemingly limitless. For...

    • Posted December 14, 2017
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  • Olive Oil
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil… What You Need to Know

    How to Select an Extra Virgin Olive Oil If you are anything like me, selecting a good olive oil can become quite confusing. There are a variety of grades available today with a number of distinctions that...

    • Posted December 2, 2017
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  • Dried Wild Mushrooms
    How to Prepare, Use and Store Dried Wild Mushrooms

    Keep in mind the flavor of the mushrooms and the liquids they are soaked in are more concentrated so fewer mushrooms are needed for cooking than when you use fresh mushrooms. A basic conversion guide: 1 dry...

    • Posted November 26, 2017
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