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Are Canned Beans Healthy?

Question:

Are canned beans healthy?
Are dried beans better than canned?

Answer:

Canned beans are just as nutritious as dried beans! Great news for those of us without the forethought to soak dried beans overnight the day before we’re ready to use them. Who thinks that far ahead?

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By | January 18th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Coconut Water vs Coconut Milk vs Coconut Cream

With so many different coconut products filling grocery shelves, many people wonder what the difference is between coconut water, coconut milk, coconut cream and cream of coconut. All are popular coconut products, so let’s explore their differences and their similarities.

The Similarities between Coconut Water, Coconut Milk, Coconut […]

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

How to Store a Lei

Oh the sweet aroma of flowers, especially plumeria flowers which are often used to make leis. When fresh flowers are laid around ones neck, that heavenly scent constantly surrounds and sways right under the nose. Receiving a lei is a sensual experience, but the next morning can be disappointing to find […]

By | January 9th, 2019|Blog|

What does ‘From Concentrate’ Mean?

Question:

What does “from concentrate” mean? What does “made from concentrate” refer to on a juice label? What does “not from concentrate” mean?

Answer:

Made “from concentrate” and “not from concentrate” labels let you know how a juice or coconut water was processed. These terms are recommended with guidelines written by the Food and Drug […]

By | January 4th, 2019|Blog|

Sparkling Wine vs Champagne

Question:
What’s the difference between Sparkling Wine and Champagne?
What’s the difference between Prosecco and Champagne?

Answer:
The first thing that you probably noticed when comparing Sparkling Wine or Prosecco to Champagne, and what probably brought you to this page, is the price.
The same size bottle of Prosecco is cheaper than the […]

By | December 30th, 2018|Blog|

How to Prevent a Burnt Pie Crust

Tired of making pies with either an extremely brown or even blackened edge? It is a common occurrence that can turn an otherwise beautiful dessert into something that you might even be ashamed to serve, possibly even making the crust inedible. Below is a simple little trick that will save what is to […]

By | December 20th, 2018|Blog|

Olive Oil vs Extra Virgin

What’s the difference between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

The USDA actually regulates the labeling of all U.S. made olive oils. American manufacturers of oil from olives must include 22 tests that assess the quality of the oil based on such things as flavor, color and molecular structure. [1]

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By | December 12th, 2018|Blog|

Top Baking Mistakes Corrected

Let’s face it, lots of things can go wrong when baking. It is after all a science.

Raise the odds of a baked goods recipe coming out correctly by avoiding this list of common baking pitfalls. These suggestions will prove advantageous whether making a delicate soufflé, an airy cake or even some crispy […]

By | December 7th, 2018|Blog|

What to Do With Old Wine

There are lots of expressions involving old wine, one of the most common implying that nothing ages better than a fine wine. Well, that may be true for the finest wines that are kept well sealed and cared for with proper storage over the years. What we’re talking about here is old wines, […]

By | November 30th, 2018|Blog|

Can Canned Goods be Frozen?

Question:

Can canned goods be frozen?
Are frozen cans safe?

Answer:

As a general rule, canned goods should never be frozen. Although freezing extends the shelf life of most foods, canning already extends the shelf life of its contents as far as possible.

If a known perfectly fine canned good becomes accidentally frozen, it can […]

By | November 25th, 2018|Blog|

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