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Salt 101

There’s more to salt than the dark blue box with the girl holding the umbrella. Here’s the 101 on the most common varieties of salts and their uses. Table Salt — The least expensive and […]

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5 Tools Every Cook Should Have

If you’ve spent any time at all in kitchen supply stores or watched any of the scores of television commercials touting the latest and greatest kitchen gadgetry, you may have fallen victim to an advertising […]

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Types of Soup: Soup, Stew, Bisque, Chowder

The first soups are thought to have been fashioned by primitive man (or woman) dropping hot rocks into liquids to heat them. The liquids warmed by those hot rocks have evolved into the soups, stews, […]

Oils 101
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Oils 101

Canola oil? Olive Oil? Vegetable oil? Extra Virgin? If you don’t know what to look for, the cooking oil aisle in your grocery store can be overwhelming. Choosing the right oil is an important step […]

Stock vs broth
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Stock vs Broth

Note: This post must be read while mentally humming the theme song from Rocky. Today I’m treating you to a culinary clash of the cooking liquids. In one corner we have Stock, the heavyweight champion that […]