• About 3 Great Nuts

    About 3 Great Nuts

    ABOUT HAZELNUTS In folklore it is believed that hazelnuts became known as “filberts” because they were ready to harvest on St. Philbert’s Day. But they were being eaten in Chi...
  • Sabaw Soup

    Sabaw Soup

    Every dish I cook came from people who are close to our hearts and home (the kitchen most especially ). This sabaw soup is from my Papa's Ilonggo side of the family. I learned it f...
  • Health Benefits of Asparagus

    Health Benefits of Asparagus

    Asparagus is a long, thin green vegetable, about the length of a finger. The knobbly tips are the best-tasting part of the plant – some people discard the other ends, which can bec...
  • 4 Steps to Make Delicious Drop Cookies

    4 Steps to Make Delicious Drop Cookies

    Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly. Start with room temperature butter and cut it into cubes. You can tell if it is room temperature by gently pressing a finger on the butter. I...
5 Must Know Facts About Garlic
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5 Must Know Facts About Garlic

FLAVOR AND AROMA The amount of flavor and aroma that uncooked garlic has depends on how much you cut it. It will have the strongest smell when you puree or mash it. Minced or chopped it's a little less aromatic. When it's just sliced it has a very mild smel...
3 Ways To Thaw Meat Safely
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3 Ways To Thaw Meat Safely

There are two things people commonly do to thaw meat – run hot water over it if it is needed right away, or leave it on the counter to thaw gradually. Neither method is considered safe, as it can lead to contaminated food. It’s important to keep it always at 4...
Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake
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Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake

There are a number of specialty pans that either take some of the work out of baking or give great ways to do fun projects. DONUT PANS Got a sudden yen for a donut, but don't want to go to all the trouble to fry them? Good news – a donut pan to the rescu...
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