Tag Archive | "flavor"

Tips to Eat Well on Less Than $70!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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Tips to Eat Well on Less Than $70!

Buying food on a budget can be a chore and time consuming, especially when the budget is just under $70 for a week and for a family of 4! Most would think that you can’t afford much on such a small budget, in fact most would think it was nearly impossible to feed your family on it. It’s thought that all you could get would be the bare bones basics. An article on Google proves that you can do it if you follow some great basic rules!

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Star Anise, a Star in any Kitchen!

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Star Anise, a Star in any Kitchen!

Herbs and spices are a great way to give flavor to food. Just a little bit can make a bland tasting meal suddenly taste great! One spice that is used in savory dishes but sometimes in sweet ones as well is star anise.

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Is there Really a Right Way to Cook?

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Is there Really a Right Way to Cook?

What is the right way to cook? We tend to ask ourselves this question if we are new to cooking or haven’t started yet but are interested. Over at the Brisbane Times, they are asking just that same question, but not of those who are amateurs, but of those who are experts and cook for a living.

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Cooking Techniques: Chooseing the Right Olive Oil for You

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Cooking Techniques: Chooseing the Right Olive Oil for You

Knowing how to choose the fats you use for cooking can be as important as learning other cooking techniques. One thing to remember is that not all fats are created equal, not in flavor, smell, and especially not in the way they can benefit your health.

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Basil Pesto

Saturday, February 20, 2010

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Basil Pesto

Pesto is one of those very versatile foods that can be used for and on many foods such as pasta, salads, spread on bread, in sauces for more flavor, on pizza for the sauce and many others. This is why it’s great to have a good simple pesto recipe for just about any occasion! This Basil Pesto is just one version that can liven up many foods.

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Cooking Technique: Sauté

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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Cooking Technique: Sauté

Of all the cooking techniques out there, one of the most useful things that can be learned in the kitchen is how to sauté. This kitchen technique is used frequently with many recipes as well as when you want to get something cooked quickly and healthily. This method of cooking is a great way to keep more nutrients and flavor, not to mention more vibrant color.

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Beer, Good for the Bones?

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Beer, Good for the Bones?

We’ve all heard that there are benefits to drinking wine (red wine in particular). But what about beer? Beer obviously doesn’t get as much credit for having a health benefit, but beer drinkers should be happy to hear the good news.

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Gummy Bears that bring out the Kid in you!

Friday, February 5, 2010

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Gummy Bears that bring out the Kid in you!

Perpetual Kid has come out with a new way to have an old candy favorite, a giant gummy bear! Advertised as the World’s Largest Gummy Bear, it tips the scales at 5 pounds, the same as 1,400 of your average sized gummy bears.

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