How to Preserve Your Garden’s Bounty With Dehydration

Summer garden vegetables and fruit have reached their peak time of production, possibly causing you to be overwhelmed with squash or other items. Rather than wasting the food, why not consider preserving some of it for use during the winter? There are several ways to preserve foods for later use. Different methods work best on different vegetables and fruits. Dehydrating is a method that works for many types of fruits …

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How to Make Eggless Cookies with Health-Enhancing Substitutes               

How to Make Cookies

If you enjoy cookies and for any reason, you are worried about how to enjoy your delicacy without egg as an ingredient, we have the answers you need here. Having prepared cookies over the past two decades for clients, friends, and family, I assure you that you have little or nothing to lose if you go with egg substitutes to prepare your cookie. I have outlined here the steps you …

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How to Cook Perfect Orzo Every Time

How to cook orzo

If you’re looking to add a little variety to your dishes at home, orzo can make for a fun and flavorful experience. Orzo is nice because it has a firm texture that gives some structure to your food. It also cooks pretty quickly, so it’s easy, too! What is orzo? While it looks like rice or slivered almonds, orzo is actually pasta. It means “barley” in Italian. It is used …

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Nutty for Nuts: How to Make Corn Nuts

Have you ever had a corn nut and wondered if they were actually nuts (hint: they’re not!)? Upon tasting them, did you fall in love with their crunchy texture and delicious flavor? Ever wondered how you could make your own? We have the recipe for you below. If you’re more a visual person, we recommend viewing this simple video below on how to make corn nuts. 1. What You’ll Need …

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How to Make Terrific Turkey Wings Even if You Can’t Cook

Even if you burn toast or have no idea how to cook pasta just right, you can make mouth-watering turkey wings that your whole family will love. In fact, everyone will ask, “What is your secret?!” The great thing about cooking these recipes is that besides purchasing the turkey wings, most of the rest of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry and fridge. What could be easier? You’ve …

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How to Smoke a Turkey Breast in 11 Easy Steps

My first experience with turkey breast smoking was on Thanksgiving eve some twenty years ago, and as I look back to those early years, I realize that learning how to smoke a turkey breast is one of the best culinary secrets I have acquired over the years. I remember using a cookbook that evening, and as I tried to follow the steps, my siblings were there urging me on. Having …

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How to Make Scrapple This Rich Pennsylvania Dutch Pork Loaf is Making a Comeback

Most people outside of Pennsylvania and a few neighboring states haven’t heard of scrapple, but this dish is an important part of American culinary history. Inspired by German recipes that combined pork scraps, blood, and buckwheat and cooked it into a sliceable loaf, the Pennsylvania Dutch (who are in fact German immigrants, not Dutch) made a new version that omitted the blood and sometimes substituted cornmeal for part of the …

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How to Cook Jasmine Rice

How to Cook Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice is a type of long-grain rice. It is a central part of South Asian cooking, though it has become popular in dishes around the world. Originating in Thailand, jasmine rice has a light flora aroma and is soft and sticky when cooked – though not as sticky as sushi rice. It is not the same as basmati rice, which requires another cooking method. Basmati rice is more popular …

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