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Is Your Hand Sanitizer Still Effective?

Does hand sanitizer expire? An excellent question during this pandemic, and moving forward, is whether hand sanitizer expires. This product does carry an expiration date.

We have all heard the rules: cover your mouth & nose, stay home when sick and six feet apart when not, and wash those hands thoroughly all the time. […]

By | September 16th, 2020|Blog|

6 Pasta Salad Secrets

Pasta does not always mean a big hot plate of spaghetti and meatballs. Cold pasta salads are handy, not only for picnics and packing in a cooler, but can come in handy most any time of day or night if kept stashed in the fridge. Although pasta salad can come […]

By | September 9th, 2020|Blog|

8 Foods You Should be Grilling

Here are some foods that aren’t commonly associated with a grill, but really should be considered for a smokey partnership that elevates the foods to another level.

Consider the following fare before the end of summer arrives.

Keep the kitchen as cool as possible while enjoying the […]

By | August 26th, 2020|Blog|

How Long to Boil Shrimp

Question:

How Long to Boil Shrimp?

Answer:

Shrimp cooks very quickly. The exact time depends on the size of the shrimp. See the table below for the exact time to boil shrimp.

Overcooked shrimp becomes chewy and sometimes even grainy in texture, not the intended experience. Perfectly boiled shrimp becomes soft and […]

By | August 8th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

QUESTION:
Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

ANSWER:
Yes, for sure!

Why heat the oven (and therefore the kitchen) during the summer when you can do everything outdoors? Potatoes can easily be baked on the grill. They don’t take up that much space as they can even be placed around the edges […]

By | July 23rd, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How to Open a Coconut

Round and extremely hard. That describes a coconut, which make many people ask – how do you open a coconut? It’s actually not that difficult if done methodically.

Following is how to crack open a coconut without wasting any of its natural goodness, which is always an important factor.

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By | July 7th, 2020|Blog|

How Long to Steam Broccoli

Question:

How Long to Steam Broccoli?

Answer:

The length of time needed to steam broccoli is about 6 to 10 minutes, depending on the quantity of broccoli being steamed and the size of the pieces being steamed.

The time needed to steam broccoli in […]

By | June 30th, 2020|Blog|

Freezing Basil

We’ve talked before about how to harvest basil, but what if you’ve got way too much or it’s clear that the plant will not survive any longer? Then, it’s time to freeze the basil! Learn about quick ways of freezing basil, rosemary or any other herb for that matter. This way, […]

By | June 13th, 2020|Blog|

What’s for Dinner?

That age old question “what’s for dinner” is asked by everyone… over, and over, and over… and then over again. And, now that it’s impossible sit down in a restaurant and pick your craving from a menu the question is more monotonous than ever. Whether in your head if you live alone, by […]

By | June 6th, 2020|Blog|

Bruised Fruits and Veggies

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 45% of fruits and vegetables that are produced are wasted! [1] That makes this group of foods the most wasted of all food groups. Add to this the energy and resources that it takes to grow, distribute and process produce in the […]

By | May 30th, 2020|Blog|

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