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Basics of Food Preparation Safety

You’ve heard of it, you may have even experienced itfood poisoning. A few simple precautions can keep you from being the Typhoid Mary of the kitchen. This cannot be repeated enough your first and last line of defense against food poisoning is hand-washing. Always wash your hands before you handle …

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Cake Decorating 101

Cake decorating used to be something that only a few people would try. Virtually anyone can do cake decorating today with all the cool baking items on the market. There are some basics that you need to learn and you can whip out some wonderfully decorated cakes with ease. COOLING …

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How to Make Beef Stock for Soup

The first thing we have to consider prior to making any form of stock is what we intend to use it for. It may be that we are simply preparing it to use up what would otherwise be wasted items and intend freezing it for some future, unspecified use – …

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A few Tips for Cooking with Olive Oil

Oil has been around for thousands of years and is very popular for cooking and as an ingredient in many recipes. There are many types of olive oil from mild to strong with a variety of aromas and flavors. Olives spread from Asia through the Middle East and the Mediterranean …

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Easy tips for cutting up meat before it is cooked

Whether a person procures meat by hunting, or raising and butchering it, or buys it at the store, it isn’t an uncommon occurrence to sometimes find that the meat needs to be cut before cooking it. This may be cutting a roast to produce steaks, slivering the meat for a specific …

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Things that don’t Mix well with Yogurt

Yogurt is a healthy snack that is a great way to keep on track with a weight-loss program, or just healthy eating habits in general. Mixing things with yogurt like fruit or granola is a way to give this yummy snack even more nutrition and texture. However, not everything is …

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Saving Time and Money with Batch Cooking

With busy schedules it is often difficult to have time to cook from scratch meals at home. But eating out can end up being expensive and may not be as healthy as cooking at home. Some people use batch cooking to save time and money. The main concept of batch …

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How to Make Colored Popcorn

Popcorn is perhaps, the most popular snack in America. It is easy and cheap; it is very healthy when you use the right method, and most of all it is delicious. Although we all love popcorn as it is, we love variety. Children especially love the play of taste and …

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4 Ingredient Cookies

If you like homemade cookies, but hate making them from scratch, try out some of these super easy cookie recipes that you can make using only four ingredients each! The four ingredient cookies include: Easy Praline Cookies, Easy M&M Cookies, Easy No Bake Peanut Butter Balls and Easy Fudge Crinkles. ♦♦♦♦♦ Easy 4-Ingredient …

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