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Graham crackers and graham flour history. Learn all about graham flour, how to store it, substitutions, and how to make your own graham cracker crumbs.
Peanut Butter history dates back to 1890, and is credited to a physician whose name is better known for cereal. Learn more about the origins peanut butter and how to select and store it.
Salmon is prized for its flavor, color, and firm, yet tender flesh. It is essential to know the details of proper salmon storage to protect your investment.
Are there worms in salmon? Why is salmon pink? Get the answers and learn about the legends and superstitions surrounding salmon.
How hot are your chile peppers? As you have probably figured out, the heat level depends up the variety of the chile. Scotch bonnet chiles (pictured above) rate a 9 on the Scoville scale, which is pretty hot for most folks. The Scotch bonnet is a must in most Caribbean dishes. With the wide variety of chile peppers available in most markets these days, it is essential to know how hot each one is in order to select the right chile for your recipe.
The Difference Between Pork Loin and Pork Tenderloin Your recipe calls for a pork tenderloin, but when you get to the market, you find both pork tenderloin and pork loin. Which one do you need? The size difference is obviously extreme. In short, the large pork loin is normally prepared […]
A Meat Tenderizer From The Hardware Store? Who Knew? Some meats are just too lean and tough for anything but long braising or roasting. Enter the meat tenderizer to the rescue. However, my favorite meat tenderizer doesn’t come from that fancy kitchen store. It comes from the hard ware store. […]