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Cassie Marshall

Sweeteners are a fantastic alternative to sugar for lots of people who have an intolerance to the sweet white stuff. They have also been a favorite of dieters for many years thanks to their low calorie content.Oftentimes, many of the popular sweetener brands are laden with artificial additives to achieve the sweet taste. Natural sweeteners are quickly becoming the sugar alternative of choice.This is because they tend not to be

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Cassie Marshall

What is sesame oil?Sesame oil is a principal component of Asian cuisine. Renowned for it’s well rounded nutty taste that blends a variety of recipes perfectly together.Sesame oil is also rich in magnesium and calcium and can be used in medicine to treat arthritis, diabetes, and can be used to improve your circulation.Regardless of its rich flavor and health benefits, a lot of people are allergic and need to find

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Cassie Marshall

I’ve heard there are vegan corn dogs. I don’t know if that’s true, but jeez, I’d love to eat one of them - Davey Havok If there’s one food that catapults us straight back to the long, lazy, summer days of our childhood, it’s the corndog. The sacred snack of fairs and birthday parties, it’s a food group served on a stick that satisfies all of your nutritional needs. Okay, so maybe it’s

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Sherry is wine fortified with brandy, and can be made dry or very sweet, with a host of different flavors and notes, from nuts and figs to citrus and melon. The drink originated in the Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera, and the most authentic sherries acquire their complex flavor from aging in a series of partially-filled casks that allow the wine to make contact with the air, therefore

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If you are looking for a brand that makes exceptional pasta sauce then you should consider Rao’s. Their pasta sauces are second to none and certainly stand out from their competitors.In this article we will be focusing on three of the best Rao’s Sauces you can buy. We have included their pros and cons and have chosen our top choice. We have also written a buyer’s guide for you to know

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Red wine vinegar is a great multipurpose food staple to keep in your cupboard at all times.From salad dressings and reductions to marinades for meat and vegetables alike, red wine vinegar will add a rich, tangy kick of flavor to many delicious dishes. However, red wine vinegar has a tendency to spoil faster than other types of vinegar.Research has also shown that, although there are plenty of health benefits to red

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Jack had the right idea coveting the beans he received in exchange for selling his beloved cow. Everyone knows the story of Jack and The Beanstalk, right? Just like Jack’s mother proved when she insisted he throw the beans away after dismissing their worth, beans are a seriously underrated and undervalued ingredient. They probably won’t cause any beanstalks to start growing in your backyard, but they’re certainly a valuable addition

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If you have recently invested in a cast iron pan, then you have made one of the best cooking decisions of your life. Cast iron pans are fantastic for making a huge range of dishes. They also last an incredibly long time. This pan will likely be passed down through the generations. Cast iron pans aren’t like normal frying pans. They require a specific kind of seasoning and the use

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There is often a misconception that canned vegetables are the unhealthy and cheaper option to fresh vegetables, but only half of that is correct. True, canned vegetables are often cheaper, but that does not mean they lack any nutritional value or great taste. Cheaper does not mean lower quality, it means greater value for money. The benefits of vegetables in a can include long expiry dates, keeps food fresh until

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Keeping track of old and new groceries in your refrigerator can be difficult, especially if you have limited space to organize your produce.When it comes to storing and refrigerating your food, you don’t want to be finding forgotten left-overs hidden in the drawers, you want to be able to see and access everything in your refrigerator so that none of your food goes to waste! A 4-door refrigerator can be game-changing.

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Ever longed for the taste of fresh seafood, and the wind in your hair, but you live somewhere land-locked? We have the answer for you.Did you know that canned crab is an excellent alternative? Enjoy the fresh taste of the coast from your home with crab meat in a can. Crab meat can transform dull and boring zero-carb meals and revolutionize your diet, especially if you’re on a ketogenic diet or

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If there’s one thing that’s true about home cooking, it’s that it comes with a lot of mess. A variety of utensils, pots, pans, and bowls all get used as you create your culinary delights, and each of them needs a thorough clean before it can be used again. This is just one side of cleaning up after cooking though, and we’re all undoubtedly familiar with the tiresome chore of

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We all have our arguments on which restaurant makes the best fried chicken, but whether your favor falls with the Colonel and his glorious KFC or the fine folks at Popeyes, one thing is for sure: the crispier the exterior, the better. Pair that with a deliciously juicy, tender interior and you’ve got yourself a batch of the tastiest wings, thighs, legs or breasts. Recreating the finger licking goodness at

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Cooking sherry is an alcohol that has had salt added to it. This extends the shelf life of the alcohol, making it a more practical bottle to have lying around the house. It is a type of wine made from grapes. It is fortified with brandy following the fermentation process, just like regular sherry.Not only salt is added, so are potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate. It is used to give your

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We’ve all been baking or cooking at some point and suddenly realized that we don’t have one of the ingredients our recipe calls for. A particularly common culprit in these instances is coconut flour.  Coconut flour is a mild, sweet-tasting alternative to wheat flour that is made from ground coconut flesh. It’s ideal for baking sweet treats or for thickening soups and curries. However, it’s not as widely available as

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If you’ve ever had a Malteaser, you’ll already be familiar with this delicious but sometimes elusive powder, which brings a sweet and nutty flavor to your baked goods and adds some well-needed crunch when you’re making candy.Invented in England by the Horlick brothers in 1873, who immigrated to Wisconsin and brought malted milk powder to the USA, it started off serving as a supplement for the sick and has gradually

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When you work full-time and live a busy lifestyle, you don’t want to be spending hours of your free time cooking in the kitchen every night of the week. You would rather have a quick, easy meal option that is fuss-free for a night after a long, hard day when all you want to do is relax.  Instant Jajangmyeon black bean noodles can be a real time-saver at mealtimes. With

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Cassie Marshall

Most of us mainly think of seaweed as the green stuff that sometimes washes up on the beach. What many people don’t know, however, is that seaweed can also be used to make delicious snacks! Not only do seaweed-based foods make crunchy, salty, and tasty snacks, but they’re also incredibly good for you.Seaweed is an excellent source of iodine and iron, as well as many essential vitamins and antioxidants such

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