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    Indian Food – Prepare the Perfect Rice

    There is plenty of mixing to be sure. But one example of this difference is found in what will accompany the main dish. In Southern India, that is more likely to be some type of rice dish, much less commonly seen in Northern India recipes. As you would expect in such a diverse and ancient land, […]

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    Why Don´t You Try To Make Your Own Flavored Cooking Oil

    To be successful in creating your own flavored oil, you need to understand how the oil absorbs flavor so you can adjust your methods accordingly. Flavoring oil is not an exact science although you can make notes about what works for you so you can try to recreate that same batch again and again. Oil […]

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    The Food Of The Future For All, Eating Insects!

    Food aid is commendable but is never sustainable. With sporadic food riots since in some major cities in 2010 and 2011, it is clear that the time to look for sustainable, long term solutions is now. So how about eating insects for a change? Disgusting? Yes – but only for the uninitiated. There are already […]

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    How To Make Your Own Ice Cream Cake

    First you need a cake pan the shape of your ice cream cake.  If you are going to have actual cake between the layers of ice cream or vice versa, you will want a typical round or square cake pan and you need two sets, one for the ice cream and one for the cake.  […]

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    5 Great Mini Snacks You Should Try

    1. Hummus This is a great snack because it’s low in calories and very nutritious, with lots of protein and healthy oils that are good for your hair, nails and skin. Hummus also fills you up so you can last easily until dinnertime. Try it on its own for a great mini snack, or have […]

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    Learn Cooking Basics – How To Temper Chocolate Properly

    To temper chocolate, use at least 1 pound at a time. It is easier to temper larger amounts and it will retain the temper more readily. Do not use chocolate chips as these have additives that are used so they can keep their shape and these additives do not allow it to temper properly; use […]

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    Try This Quick And Easy Everyday Lasagne

    To make this recipe, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. You will need a 9×13 baking pan. You also need the following ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 32 ounces cottage cheese 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 2 eggs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 2 teaspoons […]

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    These Tools Can Actually Change Your Barbecue Experience

    Sometimes it’s best to start with the end in mind and the end of every barbeque is the clean-up phase. Some grill models can be a nightmare but with the right tools it can be relatively painless. One way to ease the burden of clean up is to not get so messy in the first […]

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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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    How To Make The Tastiest And Fluffiest Pancakes

    Usually, cheap mixes will not have as much dried milk or will have too many dry ingredients to wet ingredients, so they taste flat and heavy. To eliminate this problem and even safe some money just make your own pancakes. To make pancakes from scratch, start with a basic recipe. You can sift 4.5 oz […]

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    How To Make Exquisite Sandwiches

    You can make this dish on the stovetop using a stock pot but a slow cooker surrounds your dish with heat rather than just heating it from the bottom, so foods cook faster and more evenly. When you use a stock pot you need to open the lid to stir it frequently, and this lets […]