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Homemade Salad Dressing

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Have you ever wanted to make your own salad dressing? After reading the ingredient labels on store bought dressings, you might. These simple, easy steps will help you do it,

Posted in Fresh Food, Ingredients

What’s in a Cookie? Cookie Ingredients Explained.

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What’s In A Cookie? I admit that I am a huge cookie fan. I know they aren’t healthy. But, really, who doesn’t like a good cookie? A few weeks ago, I posted a link to The Science of the Best

Posted in Baking, Cooking, Food Additives, Fresh Food, Ingredients

What are the Ingredients in Mayonnaise?

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Mayonnaise Have you ever brought home a jar of mayonnaise and looked at the ingredients label? According to Wikipedia: Mayonnaise is a thick, creamy sauce often used as a condiment. It is a stable emulsion of oil, egg yolk and

Posted in Cooking, Food Additives, Fresh Food, Ingredients, Preservative

Fruit and Vegetable Storage Chart

Fruit and Vegetable Storage Chart Does it matter if you store certain fruits and vegetables together? What should be stored in the fridge, and what should be stored at room temperature? How long can your produce be stored before it

Posted in Food Storage, Fresh Food

How to Store Herbs

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How to Store Herbs Herbs are a great way to add flavour to your cooking. Of course, they taste the best when they are used moments after harvesting. I know this isn’t always practical, and this post will give provide

Posted in Food Storage, Fresh Food

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