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Eating Well on A Tight Budget
Feeding a family is becoming more difficult as the cost of food continues to rise, out pacing many incomes. The weekly trip to the grocery store is stressful for many as they try to choose inexpensive items that will fit into an already tight budget and still offer healthy and…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 09, 2012  
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Learn More About Mutton Meats
Mutton was, up until the Second World War, a delicious meat fit for kings. The Victorians including Mrs Beaton consumed it with a passion, so why is it now considered a fatty chewy second rate product. Pre war cooking methods were ideal for cooking mutton, before the ‘fast food’ revolution…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   May 28, 2014  
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3 Best Italian Sausages Cooking Methods
Food aficionados don’t feel tired savouring the taste of Italian sausages. A hearty and delectable breakfast is never complete without a couple of these bangers. Then, there are several ways you can cook them but some of the methods are regarded the best when it comes to extracting the lip-smacking…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 28, 2014  
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Cake Decorating Tips
Decorating a cake to come out just the way you want it to can be fun but frustrating. You have somewhat of an idea of what you want, but getting it from conception to reality doesn’t always work out the way we planned. Let’s look at some tips that can…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 09, 2011  
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Egg Nutrition
For years, I bought the cheapest eggs off the shelf in the quantities I needed at the time without giving it much thought. One day, I watched a show that explained how eggs get from the nest to the table. I was surprised that it was weeks after the eggs…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 17, 2012  
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How To Start A Charcoal Grill
Whether you are camping high on the mountains in a chilling weather, or relaxing at your own backyard, the idea of charcoal grilling is of great fun to prepare some appetizing wonderful food. But this is only possible when you know how to get things done the right way without…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 26, 2016  
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Specialty Gadgets for the Kitchen Part 3 – A Tool for Everything
One category of gadgets for the kitchen is spatulas. There are spatulas for scooping up and flipping food. There are spatulas for scooping up and flipping food as well as draining the liquid or fat from it. Then there are spatulas for spreading anything willing to be spread. Read on…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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What Are the Dangers Of Consuming Undercooked Chicken Or Meat?
We all know chicken and meat are a direct form of protein in our diet. The lean meat or chicken is always preferred when it comes to health and nutritious recipes. However, one should not confuse it with under cooked food. Veggies and fruits are safe even if we eat…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 10, 2013  
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Barbaque Smoking Techniques
There are some good barbaque techniques and some bad ones. Lets cover them all so we get the right ones so we can cook our best food of all. You can be a good cook but if you want to be a great chef than these tricks are for you.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 01, 2013  
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Let's Start Canning Part 3
Since I had written directions for an easy, no cook vegetable, I should do instructions for a cooked vegetable. This time I am going to give you my “secret” recipe for stewed tomatoes. A little more difficult but they are delicious. Refer to my part 2 article for instructions on…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 04, 2012  
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Chicago Cutlery Knife Set - How to Use And Take Care Of Yours Properly
Having a Chicago cutlery knife set in your kitchen can be a great way to add to the wonderful experience of cooking. But which knives should you use for which tasks. In this article I have gone through each knife in the Chicago Cutlery knife set and outlined the use…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 19, 2012  
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Cooking Cajun Food
Cooking in the heart of Cajun country is an art form. There really is very little science to this particular form of cooking that includes a lot more than mere lagniappe from the pantry or the spice cabinet. Cajun cooking is something that has often been imitated around the country…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 27, 2015  
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The New Cordless Hand Blenders - Fast Powerful and Convenient
Companies are always creating new products. Sometimes the results are simply minor upgrades to the current tools available, but sometimes they can truly change the landscape of the industry. The innovative new cordless hand blenders are such a product. Totally different recipes for desserts, healthy drinks and food can be…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   May 17, 2011  
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How to Grill the Perfect Steak
If you are a steak lover like me, it doesn’t get any better than a prime rib-eye steak cooked on outdoor grill. What makes a good steak? It all starts with steak meat that has a ribbon of fat on the outer edge along with some internal marbling means a…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Aug 28, 2012  
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Using A Food Processor to Make Fresh Homemade Bread
Usіng А Fооd Ð rосеssоr То Маkе Frеsh Ноmеmаdе Вrеаd Нumаns hаvе bееn реrfесtіng brеаd mаkіng tесhnіquеs fоr оvеr 10,000 уеаrs. Тhе аrt оf соmbіng sіmрlе іngrеdіеnts tо сrеаtе sаvоrу lоаvеs hаs lоng bееn рrасtісеd thrоughоut thе wоrld. Еvеrу сulturе hаs а brеаd оr brеаds sресіfіс tо thеіr rеgіоn, nоrmаllу…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 28, 2016  
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The Many Benefits Of Butchering Accessories
There are many advantages of having Butchering Supplies when making Sausages. The best chefs know that there is nothing that offers quite as much form and function as stainless steel kitchen accessories. Clean and modern, many kitchens are now trending towards stainless steel materials due to its funtionality, durability, as…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 12, 2011  
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Chopping Boards
There are many different varieties of chopping boards varying in shape, size and material. Let's look at a few. Heavy Duty These chopping boards are used by many professional chefs and are often used in restaurants. They are made of sections of very hard wood, often rock maple with an…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 01, 2014  
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How to Make Fresh Pasta
It is enjoyable to make homemade pasta. When this is done, it is possible to try many different variations. It is also possible to share what is created with others. Some people are able to do everything by hand, including rolling and cutting the dough. However, to enjoy delicious food,…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 14, 2014  
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Kitchen Tools - What's Necessary?
All cooks need kitchen tools and equipment with their choices varying greatly. The size of the kitchen, type of cooking and the cost, all need consideration as well as the person's preferences. Even with different preferences, there are some tools that are a kitchen necessity. A functioning kitchen needs more…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 29, 2012  
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A Corporate Lunch In the Curious Kitchen…
Today we will embody the time boundaries and mechanical expertise of the Germans and add the passion, flair and love of the Italians”……. “We have 2 hours”…… As you may know already my dear reader, here at Heart Kitchen, we offer tailor made packages at prices and times to suit…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 05, 2015  
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Specialty Gadgets for the Kitchen – A Tool for Everything
If you walk in to one of those mega home wares stores or even Walmart and Target nowadays, you can find ceiling to floor walls covered in gadgets for the kitchen. What do they all do? Do I need one of these? Or one of those? Well, it depends on…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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How to Make Irresistible Tri Tip Roasts And Steaks
The other day I was giving a demonstration at a large grocery store offering our BBQ Sauces, Dry Rubs, Ketchup and general everyday BBQ advice. The most major question on everyone’s mind it seemed was how do you make stellar Tri Tip Steaks and Tri Tip Roasts? Now we’ve given…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Nov 15, 2013  
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Why You Should Buy Copper Bottom Cookware Sets
Most Copper Bottom cookware sets are manufactured from stainless steel, tin or aluminum with a copper core as the food should not come in contact with the copper which tends to give the food a metallic taste. A good set of pots and pans would consist of three pots of…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 24, 2012  
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Microwaving Plastics
In our daily lives, microwaving is something that we do so very frequently. We microwave all sorts of things, from bacon to rice and so much more. However, we hardly look at the hazardous effects we can land ourselves into; a practice that can drop us into such trouble is…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 30, 2012  
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Once A Month Cooking Guidelines
The most important step of starting once a month cooking is knowing what does and does not freeze well. When frozen, certain foods break down, becoming unusable. Others may break down making them unusable in their true form, but you can still cook with them. Knowing what foods freeze well…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 13, 2012  
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Bbq Grill Mat
Grill Mats- Simple yet Thoughtful Gift Idea for Your Man Father’s days, birthdays and anniversaries are some of the special occasions when you need to surprise the king of your life. Men are simple fellows. Many of them are basically pretty interested with outdoorsy stuff and cars. If your guy…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 19, 2014  
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Best Methods Of Cooking Meat
What are the best methods of cooking meat? Well, I think it really depends on the situation. What are you cooking? Is it a small steak, a big turkey, or a awesome rack of ribs? Is it lean or fatty or is it a middle meat or an end meat.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 24, 2012  
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What To Look For In A Bread Maker
When considering a bread machine there are a few things to look for but most importantly is the quality. A great way to determine quality is through on line reviews which can be found on just about any on line retailer that sells them. Or simply do a search on…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 26, 2016  
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Feeding An Army
Feeding a large family requires patience, planning, hard work, and a little magic.No one wakes up in the morning with the sudden expertise necessary to feed their troop and avoid going broke in the process. Those of us with many children have learned that we need to have a solid…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 28, 2011  
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How to Care for Pressure Cookers?
Pressure cookers today have become a household commodity mainly because it offers better options to people to cook their food in short time and also retaining the taste value of the food while saving energy. Millions of people around the world use it that can allow them to cook their…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 31, 2013  
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