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December 2, 2016

Easy Peel Garlic Hack

Post by Virg

A couple of ways to get that skin off the garlic without too much fussing. #1. Hit the top of the garlic bulb to break it apart first. You need a jar with a lid, put the garlic in the jar, shake it around and the peel will start to come off. #2. Once the […]

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December 2, 2016

Slow down tomato and banana rotting

Post by Virg

Tomato Rotting Store tomatoes stem end down to keep them from spoiling as quickly. This prevents air from entering and moisture from exiting the scar where the tomato once attached to the vine. Storing them at room temperature rather than in the fridge also makes them last longer. Keep Bananas Yellow Longer Keep bananas fresher, […]

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November 29, 2016

Pet Food Cooking & Cancer

Post by Diane

In our fast paced lives this really seems like extra work but, the reason I bring this up is because all pet food is processed. What do we know about processed foods… they are attributed to causing cancer. “World Health Organization Says Processed Meat Causes Cancer” Dogs would never eat process food for it not […]

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November 21, 2016

Sriracha Sauce

Post by Virg

Some of us like it hot! and for those of us who do, if you haven’t tried Sriracha sauce, its a must have for any kitchen that likes a kick to their food. Personally it is the best hot sauce I have tried, it has chili, garlic and a few other ingredients. If you haven’t […]

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November 20, 2016

Using Roux Variation for Peppercorn Sauce

Post by Virg

This morning, I am thinking about a roux “roo”, and something I have not had for ages for dinner, a peppercorn sauce. ┬áThis handy culinary technique noted back in France for hundreds of years, serves us well and is a foundation to build upon. A simple mix of butter and flour. Heated, blended and smoothed […]

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