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What’s the Best Cooking Oil?

Question:
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?

Answer:
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

Question:

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

Answer:

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|

Pack a Cooler

With a little planning, a picnic or camping trip can play out very smoothly. A big part of the day or weekend is going to center around food. Keeping the food as cold as possible, and yet readily accessible, is crucial to the success of any picnic event. Packing the cooler in the […]

By | May 30th, 2019|Blog|

Macarons vs Macaroons

Question:
What’s the difference between a macaron and a macaroon?

Answer:
Besides the obvious differences of spelling (one has an extra “o”) and pronunciation (one rhymes with noon and moon and the other ends in “on”), there are numerous differences in these two words. They are both cookies – but their commonalities pretty much […]

By | May 25th, 2019|Blog|

How Long to Cook Pork Chops

Everyone knows that undercooked pork is similar to undercooked chicken, it’s something that just shouldn’t be done. There are safety concerns as well as taste and texture issues. Yet, overcooked pork can leave a meat that is dry, tough and difficult to chew. All that being said, how long does one cook pork […]

By | May 19th, 2019|Blog|

Comparing Product Shelf Life: Shredded vs Block Cheese

Block vs. shredded cheese is a question pressed upon cheese lovers every time they hit the dairy case. Are the benefits of shredded cheese worth the added expense per ounce? Let’s look at the whole picture, including shelf life, to see which option makes the most sense.

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By | May 14th, 2019|Blog|

How to Cold Brew

Cold Brew is all the rage in the refrigerated beverage section of the grocery. But,is it really worth the extra expense and glass to recycle just to have cold brewed coffee? For those who really enjoy their coffee cold, the answer is probably “yes”. Cold brew coffee, as we’ll discuss below, is […]

By | May 9th, 2019|Blog|

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