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About 3 Great Nuts
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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 China 5000 years ago and were harvested by Romans. In 2838 B.C. they were said to b...
Sabaw Soup
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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 from my aunt, Mommy Beth. Have fun making and eating Molo Soup! Good for a fam...
4 Steps to Make Delicious Drop Cookies
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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. If it leaves a slight indentation it's just right. Beat it on low speed for about...
Tips For Beating Egg Whites
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Tips For Beating Egg Whites

If you have difficulty in beating egg whites into stiff peaks, these ideas may be helpful to you. The whites will separate from the yolk best when they are cold, but will triple in volume if they are beaten at room temperature. So after separating the eggs,...
Why Is Kale So Special?
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Why Is Kale So Special?

When you buy kale, look for leaves that are firm and dark in color. They shouldn't show any signs of wilting or getting brown, and not have any holes. Small leaves are best because they don't have as strong a flavor as large ones. When you get it home, put it ...
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...