Grind, Pound, Pulverize and More with a Mortar and Pestle

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A mortar and pestle is one of the most ancient kitchen tools; just about every civilization in history has some version. When I was 8 years old, I found a stone mortar “nutting bowl” dating back hundreds of years to the Native American people who lived in that area of New York long before Europeans arrived. It’s fascinating to hold a piece of history like that. Despite the old-school nature …

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Find Beauty and Function with the Best Kitchen Towels

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A well-appointed kitchen, whether a restaurant or home kitchen, is only as good as its humblest tools. In fact, I think you’re better off investing in the simple items before moving on to fancier gadgets. And by invest, I don’t just mean “spend a lot of money;” sometimes investing is about taking the time to choose mindfully. So let’s take a look at kitchen towels. Kitchen towels?! Yes! Many of …

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Cook Korean at Home with These Tasty Recipes and Cookbooks

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From salty-sour kimchi to exciting tabletop barbecue, Korean food is a unique and surprising cuisine. Characterized by vegetables, rice, and meat, Korean food is one of those cuisines in which each meal often offers a great deal of variety with many side dishes. I love this type of eating—getting lots of different tastes and flavours in one meal? Yes, please! Korean is a cuisine that I have not ventured into …

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Find the Best Masticating Juicer for Homemade Cold Pressed Juices

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I love fresh juice, but my clunky juicing machine spends more time in my basement than in use. But I’ve recently heard about masticating juicers, and I’m interested to learn more about how these may be a better option for anyone who loves fresh juice. In this article, I’ll explain the mechanics and benefits of masticating juicers and take a look at some of the most popular options you can …

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Should you buy a Vegetable Spiralizer? These Recipes Say Yes!

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The spiralizer has gone from a late-night TV infomercial product to one of the biggest cooking trends in recent history. They provide a perfect alternative to pasta at a time when many are turning to Paleo or other low carb diets. But, is a spiralizer right for you? There are a few factors to consider. Spiralizer Tri-Blade Vegetable Slicer Review Ready to Get Started? Vegetable Spiralizer Recipes If you decide …

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The 5 Best Crepe Makers for 2020

There is no doubt that crepes are one of the most delicious desserts in the world. But there is also no denying the fact that creating thin, soft and lacy crepes is one of the most difficult things to do. The key to achieving that is using the right equipment and that is what we are going to talk about today— finding the best crepe maker. If you are ready, …

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Explore the Mediterranean with the Best Recipes and Cookbooks

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Ah, the Mediterranean. The place of legends like the Odyssey, the home of rich and lively cultures, and a cuisine to match the storied history and vibrancy of the region. I’ve been lucky to travel throughout Italy and Croatia. I’ve also experienced some excellent Mediterranean food while living in Montreal, a city of fantastic gastronomic culture with a variety of influences. Given this cuisine’s healthfulness and tastiness, it’s a great …

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Pressure Cooker Recipes and Cookbooks for Super Quick Meals!

Pressure Cooker Recipes and Cookbooks

Have you ever used a pressure cooker? Or does just the thought of it make you nervous? In this article I’ll quickly discuss some basics of pressure cooking, share some great recipes (both meat-focused and vegetarian), and take a look at some of the best cookbooks available in case you really want to get into it scroll further down to read more detailed reviews, but feel free to click the …

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