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Are Canned Beans Healthy?

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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|

When Making Stock, Should the Lid be On or Off?

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When making stock, should the lid be On or Off?

Answer:

The answer if Off.
When simmering bones or the internal organs of a turkey in order to make some stock or a nice gravy, the lid is best left off of the pan.

When simmering the internal […]

By | November 20th, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

What is Cross Contamination?

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What is Cross Contamination?

Answer:

According to Webster, the definition of cross contamination is “an inadvertent transfer of bacteria or other contaminants from one surface, substance, etc., to another especially because of unsanitary handling procedures. With raw eggs, as with raw chickens, it is important to avoid cross contamination”. [1]

That “inadvertent […]

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

What Does a Whisk Do?

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What does a whisk do?

Answer:

A whisk is used for whisking and whisking adds air into the substance being whisked. Or, better stated, a whisk incorporates air into liquid substances. Use a whisk, or add a whisk attachment to a mixer, to add air into and thus “grow” the food at hand.

Liquid heavy […]

By | October 21st, 2018|Blog, FAQ|

When to Add Spices

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

Answer:
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.

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

What is an Egg Wash?

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

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

Can You Refreeze Fish?

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Can You Refreeze Fish?

Answer:
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?

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Does peanut butter need refrigeration?

Answer:

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|

How Long to Marinate Chicken?

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How long to marinate chicken?

Answer:

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|

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