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    Try These 4 Sauces To Marinade Your Meat

    Salsa A homemade salsa is also a good choice with meat, especially with grilled chicken. The taste of tomatoes with onions and peppers can give some spice to an otherwise bland meat dish, and salsa is a light side dish that is very healthy. Teriyaki Teriyaki is another classic flavor for meat that works well […]

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    Try Homemade Rum Truffles for a Sweet Treat

    You Need the Following Ingredients: 8 1-ounce squares bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup cream 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup chocolate cake crumbs (use a store-bought cupcake or two without filling and with icing removed) 2 teaspoons dark rum 1/2 cup chocolate jimmies or sprinkles To make your truffles, line a baking sheet with aluminum […]

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    How To Mix Up Your Sangria Recipes

    To make sangria, you typically start with a basic red wine and then add chopped fruit, some sweetener, and a touch of brandy. The chopped fruit can be anything, including grapes, apples, oranges, peaches, melons of any variety, strawberries, blueberries, kiwis, or mangoes. The sweetener you add might be just a few tablespoons of regular […]

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    Impress Your Friends With Molecular Cooking

    Molecular gastronomy teaches you about the chemicals in foods that make them taste sweet or salty or sour, and how those chemicals react when mixed with other ingredients or react when heated or frozen. When you know more about these very basics of cooking, you can create better-tasting dishes and recipes than if you simply followed […]

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    Quick And Easy Homemade Guacamole Recipes

    For a spicy variation on your guacamole, start with three avocados, peeled and pitted. Put these in your food processor and add the juice of one lime, or one teaspoon of lime juice. Also add 1 teaspoon salt, 225 grams diced onion, 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, 2 plum or Roma tomatoes, 1 teaspoon of […]

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    How To Prepare Delicious Cheese Plates For Guests

    First consider a variety of cheeses.  Soft cheeses are better for spreading on crackers although hard cheeses are easier to serve since you can slice these in your kitchen and arrange them on a platter before bringing them to your guests.  Most cheeses have a pungent flavor and aroma so you want to mix up […]

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    Try A Delicios Black Forest Cake

    Black Forest Cake Serves 8 to 12 Ingredients 150 g self raising flour 75 g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 200 g caster sugar 4 eggs 200 g butter (room temperature) 3 tablespoons milk Ingredients for Filling 390 g pitted black cherries Reserve the drained juice 5 tablespoons brandy 2 tablespoons caster sugar 400 […]

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    The Best Dips For An Outdoor Pool Party

    Guacamole People may think that fresh guacamole is a difficult delicacy, but it is actually one of the easiest recipes to prepare. The most important part is to pick ripe avocados that are tender to the touch. For a small party, you just need three to five tenderly soft avocados, scooped into a bowl and […]

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    What´s Better Than Something Refreshing On A Hot Summer day?

    Watermelon Sorbet Ingredients: ½ cup white sugar ¾ cup cold water 4 lb watermelon (seeded, chunks) 2 tablespoons juice (lemon, lime) Preparation: 1. Dissolve sugar and water in medium pot on a medium to high heat. Continue to stir until dissolved. Then simmer for five mins. Take off heat and bring to room temperature. Cover […]

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    Cool Off With a Mojito, a Manhattan, or a Pimm’s Cup

    Mojito To make a minty mojito, you need the following: 1/2 teaspoon confectioner’s sugar 1/2 lime, juiced 1 sprig fresh mint, crushed 1/2 cup crushed ice 2 fluid ounces white rum 4 fluid ounces carbonated water 1 sprig fresh mint, garnish In a highball glass, stir together the confectioner’s sugar and lime juice. Crush the […]