Types of Squash

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If you have a bumper crop of squash, you already know that it’s a good problem to have. Squash is delicious and healthy, but there’s also a lot more to this fun veggie family than green zucchini squash and yellow squash. Although those two types of summer squash are super popular, there are many other …

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How to Cook Bok Choy

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Bok choy is a popular vegetable in many of the world’s Asian cuisines, and this green vegetable can be a healthy side dish that’s quick and easy to make. Bok choy is similar to cabbage and, using the stir-fry method, you can create bok choy that has tender-crisp stalks and gorgeously browned edges. Adding stir-fried …

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What Is Tilapia?

pan fried tilapia

Tilapia is a common name for a group of cichlid fish native to Africa and was once considered the most important food source in the Nile Valley. They are freshwater fish and they are quite popular for their mild flavor and delicate, flaky flesh. Tilapia are found in a variety of colors, but the most …

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What is Succotash?

Homemade Succotash with Lima Beans

For those of you unfamiliar with succotash, it is a dish consisting primarily of corn and lima beans, often cooked with tomatoes. The word “succotash” comes from a Narragansett (a language spoken by Native Americans) word meaning “broken corn kernels.” It’s known as an American Southern dish that dates back to the 1700s and is …

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How To Thicken Spaghetti Sauce or Pasta Sauce

Spaghetti sauce

A well-prepared pasta sauce can make all the difference in a delicious spaghetti dish. Oftentimes, achieving the perfect consistency is a challenge for many cooks. It’s important to understand some of the techniques that can be employed to thicken spaghetti sauce, so that it clings to the pasta just right, resulting in a delectable, satisfying …

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