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Why are Eggs Stored Pointy End Down?

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Why are Eggs Stored Pointy End Down?

Eggs are stored with the pointed end pointing down into the carton for safety reasons.

Egg shells are porous. Although rare, it is possible for bacteria to seep through the shell of an egg and into […]

By | July 20th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Can Olive Oil Go Bad?

Can olive oil go bad?


Yes, olive oil can go bad.
Usually we speak of it as rancid because that best describes the taste when olive oil has gone bad. We’ve talked about olive oil before, but now let’s look at the reason that some oils expire or go bad before […]

By | July 14th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Retaining Nutrients in Vegetables

We’ve always been told to eat our vegetables.
The USFDA goes so far as to recommend filling half of our plates with fruits and vegetables in order to achieve the best nutrition on a daily basis. But… it’s important to know that how you choose and prepare your vegetables is almost as […]

By | July 7th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|

Freezing Eggs


Can you freeze eggs?


Yes, you can freeze eggs.
But, yes there’s a but, they must be handled slightly first in order to prevent problems. Shell eggs (an egg still in its shell) should NOT be frozen.

While many people may wonder why someone would even want to freeze eggs, […]

By | June 30th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Zoodles and Voodles

Zoodles, thin noodle shapes created from fresh zucchini (for anyone left out in the dark), are now proven to be more than just a phase. They are a healthy, versatile and delicious alternative to the heavy carbohydrates contained in noodles. Not to mention that they are a gluten-free alternative for pasta dishes […]

By | June 26th, 2019|Blog|

What’s the Best Cooking Oil?

What’s the best cooking oil?
What’s the best oil for deep frying? What’s the best oil for salads? What’s the best oil for baking? And, for those who choose not to mess with storing a bunch of multiple oils, what’s the best all purpose oil?

The best cooking oil to use […]

By | June 22nd, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

How to Keep Bread Fresh

To a baked good fanatic such as myself, there’s nothing quite like a fresh baked loaf of bread straight from the oven with a smear of soft butter. I’m making myself hungry just typing that sentence! The point is, bread needs to be kept as fresh as possible at all times to be […]

By | June 18th, 2019|Blog|

Resting Meat


How Long Should Meat Rest?
How long to rest a steak?


All proteins should rest after cooking and before cutting. Resting time depends upon the protein in question. See the chart below for a full list of proteins along with their recommended resting times.

What is resting?
Resting […]

By | June 13th, 2019|Blog|

Stale Pretzels

Are you a sweet and salty personality type? Or, do you just enjoy the recent snack craze that doesn’t make you choose between a sweet tooth craving and a salty desire? If so, this cookie is for you. What we like about it is that it can clear the counter of some large […]

By | June 9th, 2019|Blog|

Easy Lime Zest

Here’s an “ah ha” moment that maybe not everyone has realized. Most people will place citrus on top of a grater to begin. As they begin moving the lime, some zest will fall into the bowl and some will scatter all around… inefficient, hard to measure and possibly unhealthy (if the […]

By | June 4th, 2019|Blog|

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