Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 25, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Fresh Herbs or Dried Herbs…….

Fresh herbs can lose flavor when exposed to heat for long periods to time. For dishes that require a longer baking time of 1-2 hours, opt for dried herbs, which can withstand the heat.

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Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 24, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Choosing Chilies………

Like hot Chilies – Choose Chili Peppers according to your taste. In general, the smaller the Chili, the hotter it will be.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 23, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Clean the Shrimp……

Before storing fresh, raw shrimp in the refrigerator, rinse them in cold water and drain well. Use them within 2 days. I love Shrimp!

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Save those Pasta Leftovers………..

Save time and get 2 meals out of your pasta leftovers – Double your favorite recipes, and freeze the extra servings for later use. This works perfectly with sauces and baked pasta dishes.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 20, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Keep the Bread out………

Bread gets that stale taste not when it dries out but when it absorbs moisture, which causes its starch granules to form hard crystals. So keep your loaf out of the humid fridge and store it in a cool, dry place, like your counter top or bread box. Freezing the bread is okay too as it slows the crystallization process. The fresher the better!

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 19, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Time saver……..

Save time – Cook dried beans in a slow cooker overnight. Want an easy way to cook beans from scratch? Place dried beans (soaked or not) in a slow cooker, cover with about 4 inches of water, and place the slow cooker on low before you go to bed for the night. By the time you wake up, you’ll have a batch of cooked beans ready to be eaten in soups, salads, or even frozen for later use. So make plenty!

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 18, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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My favorite Apple, Honeycrisp……….

The health benefits from eating apples are numerous. One medium Honeycrisp apple has 5 grams of fiber and only 80 calories. Because of the amount and type of fiber, an apple will help a person feel full longer, helping him or her to consume fewer calories daily. The pectin in apples may also help lower cholesterol. And they’re delicious!

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 17, 2018 at 5:53 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Freeze the meat…….

To easily slice meat or poultry, partially freeze it beforehand and your knife will glide right through.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Herbs…………

Crushing dried herbs before using them will boost their flavor, as will soaking them for a few seconds in hot water. This technique also works well with dried herbs that have lost their flavor.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 15, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Lighten up………….

When making a batter for deep frying, try adding 1/2 teaspoon baking powder for every 1/2 cup flour. The coating will be lighter

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