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Sour Cream Replacement
Make a swap! Try substituting Greek yogurt in recipes that call for sour cream or cream cheese.
Make Perfect Quinoa
How to make the perfect quinoa: rinse, lightly toast, add water, bring to a boil, let simmer for 12-15 minutes (don't lift the lid), take off heat and fluff!
Pick the Right Wine Glass
Dining Etiquette 101: Red wine and white wine are served in different glasses! Red wine glasses are more round with a bigger mouth to allow the wine to breathe. White wine glasses are typically smaller.
101 Quite A Pair
Dining Etiquette 101: When at a dinner party - salt & pepper shakers should always be passed together.
101 Mapping Utensils
Dining Etiquette 101: Forks go to the left of the plate, knives and spoons go to the right.
Squeaky Clean Leeks
Leeks have dirt in between - even if you can't see it. Before using, soak in water or wash in between the layers.
Clean up Quick
For baking in the oven - look for non stick foil. The clean up is super easy!
Rinsing Reduces Sodium
To reduce the amount of sodium - rinse off canned products before cooking with them.
Keep Herbs Longer
To keep herbs longer, remove the ends and wash off with a teaspoon of sugar and washing detergent. Let them soak in water, place a plastic bag over the bowl and let sit in the refrigerator.
Don't Boil Over!
Place a wooden spoon over top of boiling water to keep it from boiling over!
What Are Water Chestnuts?
Oh nuts! Water Chestnuts aren't nuts at all.They're actually an aquatic vegetable found in marshes in China!
What are Hearts of Palm?
Hearts of palm are harvested from the core of certain palm tree species.
Who Hearts Palm the Most?
France is the largest importer of hearts of palm.
Get to the Root
Horseradish is grown as a root, similar to ginger.
Horseradish is actually in the same family as mustard, brocolli, wasabi & cabbage.
Horseradish for Sale!
Sales of the first bottled Horseradish began in 1860.
Where Capers Come From
Capers are perennial plants which are native to the Mediterranean and some parts of Asia and South Africa.
What are Capers?
Capers are the unripe flower buds of Capparis spinosa. They are also called Flinders rose.
The Plentiful Plant
One artichoke plant can produce up to 20 artichokes a year.
In 1948 Marilyn Monroe was named Castroville's first Artichoke Queen.
Artichokes were first introduced to the US in the 17th century by Spanish and French immigrants.
The Forbidden Thistle
Until the 16th century many countries forbid women from eating artichokes.
The first mention of an artichoke was back in 40-70 AD in Greek literature.
Fruit? Veggie? Thistle?
The artichoke is actually a thistle.
Get More Juice
Microwave lemons for 10 seconds before squeezing for more juice!
For creamy pasta without all the heavy cream try tossing a room temperature beaten egg with hot pasta and a little of the boiling water.
Longer Lasting Ginger
Freeze fresh ginger and grate as you need it!
Add More Flavor
Try sautéing vegetables in broth instead of oil or butter for more flavor!
Speed up the Sauté
Add a pinch of baking soda to onions when you're sautéing them to speed up the process.
Better Tasting Greens
Don't be bitter! Try soaking greens like kale and arugula in ice water to reduce bitterness.
Clean Break for Eggs
Don't walk on egg shells! Try cracking eggs on a flat surface instead of a rounded edge to reduce the amount of shells
Herb Pairing: Mint
Mint pairs well with: pork, potatoes, lamb, chocolate and coconut oil!
Herb Pairing: Dill
Dill pairs well with: salmon, cucumber, yogurt and safflower oil!
Herb Pairing: Basil
Basil pairs well with: berries, chicken, pork, tomatoes, and olive oil!
Freeze Your Tomato Paste
If you only need a little tomato paste at a time, try freezing the can and slicing off what you need! No more waste.
Cook Pasta in Salt Water
Pasta water should be as salty as the sea! Adding salt to your pasta water will give it more flavor.
Perfectly Cooked Pasta
For pasta like your Grandmother made it; try cooking in the largest pot you can find! The bigger the pot, the less the pasta will lower the water temperature.
Longer Lasting Lemons
Keep lemons fresh for a whole month by placing them in a resealable bag in the refrigerator.
For crispier bacon, try baking in the oven!
Ice Your Herbs
For fresh herbs any time; fill an ice tray with your favorites like rosemary or basil. Cover with olive oil and freeze! Throw into a pan the next time you need to cook with herbs.