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5 Tips and Gadgets to Make Holiday Cooking Easier

Love the holidays but dreading all the chaos, cleanup, chopping and shopping? Well, with a little planning and a the right supplies, you can make holiday cooking this season relatively stress-free and enjoyable. 1 – Source Make-Ahead Recipes When browsing through those holiday recipes, look for the all-important phrase “make ahead.”  A slew of different […]

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No More Yuck! Food Safety Everyone Should Know

Ever have food poisoning? I contracted it at a highly-respectable restaurant on my 30th birthday no less. Then, I got it again, this time at the home of a friend from high school whom I hadn’t seen for years. She was so embarrassed by the whole ordeal (all of the guests got sick) that she […]

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5+ Cool Kitchen Gadgets to Put some Swing in your Spring!

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#1      Got Citrus? Then you’ll this reamer and sprayer gadget dubbed the Stem & Citritwist for those fantastic mojitos you’ll be making! Developed by Quirky, the hottest new product company since Oxo, all you have to do is pop the Stem directly into a lemon the next time you want a little fresh lemon on […]

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The Top Five Reasons to Avoid the Culinary Business

#1 You’ll Never Have Another Holiday Off again—Ever! When others are enjoying themselves during the holidays or after work, most often times you’re int eh kitchen making their holiday all the more enjoyable. More and more restaurants are open for Thanksgiving, meaning families can come together and be thankful you and your crew are doing […]

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The Best Food Processors for $50, $200 and $350

Looking for an inexpensive food processor for the home? One that’ll help you get those meals on the table, whip up a quick soup, chop onions, carrots and maybe even whip up those cookies, breads and pizza doughs? Whether you’re buying yourself that extra special Xmas present or are really going all out for someone […]

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Tips for the Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Yup, it’s mashed potato time! Say what you will about the fat and richness of this oh so American dish but who doesn’t love a good, sizable dollop of mashed spuds?! Want to know how to make mashed potatoes that are worthy of a feast? Read on for tips and links to great info that’ll […]

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What are the Best Skillets for Professional Chef Cooking?

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Wondering what are the best skillets or frying and sauté pans on the market? For professional chefs, various factors like heat conduction, weight, durability and reactivity must be taken into account prior to purchase (which often happens by the dozen). So what are the options out there on the market and at specialty chef’s shops? […]

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