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When to Add Spices

When is the best time to add spices to a dish?

In order to get the most flavor out of a spice and into a dish, the best time to add in a spice is generally earlier rather than later.

Yet, as with most things, there are exceptions.

By | October 16th, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

How to Dispose of Medication

No longer used and expired medications are a problem to keep around as they can be dangerous if they happen into the wrong hands, yet they can also become a problem if not disposed of properly. Therefore, the U.S. government has created a National Drug Take-back day that occurs twice a year […]

By | October 11th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

What is an Egg Wash?

What is an egg wash? Find out all about the process here.

By | October 5th, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

How to Prepare Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are in peak season in the fall. Although this vegetable isn’t for everyone, it does have many big fans. If you love them, now is the time to indulge.

First, a few tips about choosing brussels sprouts:

  • Avoid ones with yellowed leaves or black spots.

  • Choose […]
  • By | September 30th, 2018|Blog|

    Can You Refreeze Fish?

    Can You Refreeze Fish?

    If the fish has been properly defrosted in the refrigerator, or in cold water that was changed every 30 minutes, then it can be safely refrozen within a strict two day timeframe.

    Fish can be refrozen once it has thawed, […]

    By | September 22nd, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

    Does Peanut Butter Need to be Refrigerated?


    Does peanut butter need refrigeration?


    Actually, peanut butter does NOT need to be refrigerated.

    People generally refer to peanut butter as either natural peanut butter or peanut butter. A common misconception is that natural nut butters need refrigeration while regular peanut butter does not. There is indeed a difference […]

    By | September 12th, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

    Types of Potatoes

    Potato, potāto – it’s all the same, right?
    Actually, there are different potato types to choose from. Usually one thinks of Idaho grown when thinking about potatoes. Idaho potatoes are called Russett, which is a starchy type of potato.

    Deciding which potato to buy won’t make a huge overall difference, […]

    By | September 6th, 2018|Blog|

    How Long to Marinate Chicken?


    How long to marinate chicken?


    Chicken is a relatively thin and light protein, with a structure that is less dense than that of beef or pork. Because of this, it does not take marinades as long to penetrate the meat. Chicken does not need a marinade to make it tender, but one can […]

    By | September 1st, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

    How to Store Edible Flowers

    Gourmet edible flowers are aesthetically a beautiful touch to a fancy dessert or summer dish. Edible flowers are available year around from gourmet specialty shops, online sources and possibly even your garden yet they are definitely used more often in the spring and summer months when they can also be found at local […]

    By | August 28th, 2018|Blog|

    Does Ketchup Need Refrigeration?

    Ketchup, like many other condiments, is pretty shelf stable. Think about a burger joint where you see ketchup bottles on the table all day and night. Many places just fill those same bottles up to begin the next days business, over and over again. These practices bring people to question the […]

    By | August 23rd, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

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