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How To Store Cilantro

How to store cilantro

Cilantro is a versatile herb that is used in many recipes but it is particularly prominent in Middle Eastern, Indian, Asian, and Mexican dishes. Unfortunately, cilantro does not remain fresh for long. In fact, after 3 to 4 days of being stored in a bag in the refrigerator, it is likely to turn mushy. As …

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How To Store Onions

How to store onions

You can always rely on an onion or two to elevate a dish, so having a few at home at all times is always handy. But, you might be wondering, how do I store onions at home without stinking out my house? Well, there are a few easy ways to store onions, some that not …

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How To Store Radishes

How to store radishes

Radishes are those crunchy, crisp, and slightly spicy purple-red things that we often put on our salads. They are root vegetables and can be eaten raw or cooked. However, something that often eludes people who buy radishes for the first time, is the business of storing them. Where on earth do they live in our …

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How To Store Peppers – Keep Them Fresh For Weeks!

How To Store Peppers - Keep Them Fresh For Weeks!

Trying to figure out how to make your bell peppers hold out just that little bit longer? Whether red, yellow, or green, there’s are two surefire ways to keep that freshness locked in for an extra day or two: refrigeration or freezing.  Before we take a look at both, here are a couple of things …

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How To Soften Brown Sugar

How To Soften Brown Sugar

Brown sugar can often be packed together tightly. This can make it next to impossible to use in recipes, especially if you need a large amount of it. It may leave you wondering whether it is best to just abandon the recipe or go and buy the freshest pack of brown sugar you can find.  …

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How To Dice An Onion

How to Dice an Onion

Onions are one of the most magical ingredients you can add to a dish. This tear-inducing, sharp flavored vegetable features in most savory recipes. They excel in creating a base flavor in different sauces and are often the staple ingredient in worldwide dishes such as curry, soups, and spaghetti bolognese. Nutritious, cheap, and available at …

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How To Soften Butter

How to Soften Butter

If you have ever followed a baking recipe, then you probably will have encountered the words ‘softened butter’. This is often a step in many recipes, but it is a step that always goes unexplained. These recipes expect you to know how to soften butter, however this is something that a lot of people don’t …

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Best Cold Press Juicer

Best cold press juicer

It can be difficult and time-consuming to eat your five a day when you work long hours and lead a busy life. Without eating enough fruits and vegetables, you’re at higher risk of becoming deficient in vitamins and minerals and developing a wealth of health issues including diabetes and digestive problems. If you have limited …

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Vitamix 5200 vs 5300

If you are new to the juicing world, you are likely on the lookout for a new blender. As you will discover, finding the best blender can be a challenge. There are many offerings from different brands and some can be rather disappointing in regards to performance. As a brand, Vitamix is globally renowned for …

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Cuisinart Pressure Cooker vs Instant Pot

The pressure cooker revival is taking the cooking world by storm. Electric pressure cookers are taking the quick cook of the traditional pressure cooker, and adapted it safely for modern lifestyles. Now, it’s difficult to find a home without a pressure cooker. With the sudden pressure-cooking boom flooding the market, it’s hard to know which …

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