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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

What is Molasses?

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Molasses Molasses is also known as treacle. It is a byproduct of processing sugar cane or sugar beets into sugar. It contains roughly 30% sucrose, 12% glucose, and 12% fructose. How is it Made? The manufacturing process differs depending on

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101 Ways to Cook With Beer

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Why Cook With Beer? Why should you cook with beer? Well, there are a lot of reasons, but here are just a few… Batters: When beer batter is heated it releases bubbles of carbon dioxide. This is great for batters

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12 Easy Steps to Homemade Soup

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The really great thing is that soup can be so easy to make. Follow a few basic steps, and you can make hundreds of different kinds of soup.

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