9 Key Ingredients For Chinese Cooking

Chinese cuisine is one of the best cuisines in the whole world. Even if you are American, French or Singaporean, you will find satisfaction when eating Chinese food. Most people go to Chinatown just to get Chinese food. The problem is restaurant-cooked Chinese food may be filled with monosodium glutamate or MSG. In addition, Chinese…

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Easy Cooking With Slow Cookers

Among the plethora of modern kitchen gadget choices, slow cookers offer tremendous convenience to a busy household. If you have been thinking about purchasing one, it’s certainly a way to make life simpler particularly come dinner time. Better still, slow cookers come in numerous designs and sizes, one of which is certain to fit your…

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Fun With Your Own BBQ Rub

One of the favorite summer hobbies for many people is having cookouts. The rich flavors and aromas of a good barbecue are nearly irresistible. All those tempting scents and tastes come from marinade, sauce or barbecue rub. While barbecue rubs are commercially available, it’s fun and pretty easy to make your own. The beauty of…

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Got Fusion Cooking Faux Pas?

Fusion cooking emerged in culinary circles about 10 years ago. This was a time when gourmet cooking that blended Eastern and Western flavor profiles appeared in California and began spreading across the nation. As the popularity of fusion grew, so did the way various chefs expressed it. At the same time, some cooks have raised…

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Are Your Kitchen Gadgets Worth Their Price Tag?

Watching info-commercials and walking through kitchen stores can be hazardous to the budget. There are so many new items coming into the culinary market daily that it makes a home cook’s head spin with possibilities. Before pulling out your credit card or wallet, however, take a step back and really think about your potential investment.…

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All You Need To Know About Dehydrating Vegetables

Dehydration is a way that you can preserve meat, fruits and vegetables while also saving precious freezer space. The basics of dehydrating are pretty simple. You wash your food, cut it into pieces of the same size, put it in your dehydrator with spaces in between each piece, set the heat level, dry and store.…

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4 Cautions Affecting Food Storage

While learning all the different methods for batch cooking, canning, preserving and pickling, and freezing, it is equally important to know how to store those foods after using these procedures and methods. There are four factors that affect food storage that you should be aware of when looking to gain optimum results for your efforts:…

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Canning Foods: Is it Worth the Time and Effort?

Just as good things come to those who wait, things that take time and effort may also be worthwhile. Canning is no different; the process may take time and effort in the beginning, but once you get the hang of it, it is so well worth the time and effort put forth. In the Beginning:…

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