What Is Dijon Mustard and How to Use Dijon Mustard

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Dijon mustard hails from a city called Dijon in France. This peppery style of pre-prepared mustard is often used in the following applications: Sauces Vinaigrettes Sandwiches French inspired dishes (à la dijonnaise) Characterized by a pale yellow coloring rather than the bright yellow associated with American-style mustard, learn all about this delicious mustard with an … Read more

How to Make Homemade Rock Candy

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Making rock candy at home is simple, rewarding, and a great way to spend some quality time with your kids. Not only can you entice your children with an endless array of color and flavoring combinations, but the process doubles up as a live science experiment. Your kiddies will be fascinated as they watch the … Read more

How to Make a Classic Demi-Glace

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If you are looking to make some more ambitious recipes in the kitchen, today’s guide will show you how to make a classic demi-glace. A classic rich, brown sauce used widely in French cuisine, demi-glace can be used in isolation or as a foundational ingredient for other sauces. Demi-glace is named from the French word … Read more

Kansas City Barbecue Rib Rub Recipe

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Ribs cooked in the Kansas City style are usually characterized by a thick and remarkably sticky sauce applied during the final half-hour of cooking. The dry rub we highlight today is quite sweet, as is the Kansas City-style BBQ sauce to accompany this rub. The base of brown sugar is neatly balanced with some pepper … Read more

How to Roast Chestnuts in the Oven

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Chestnuts might be bitter in their raw state but learning how to roast chestnuts properly brings out a delicate sweetness. Roasted chestnuts are similar in texture to sweet potatoes, and they come fully to the fore during the holiday season. In Europe, Italians start eating chestnuts from the beginning of fall. Many traditionalists insist that … Read more

Top 20 Delicious Thai Dishes to Make at Home

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Thai cuisine is intensely alluring for foodies the world over. From rich and creamy curries bathed in fragrant sauces to tasty snacks and delectable desserts, you are truly spoiled for choice. There are five core flavors that need delicately balancing to make authentic Thai dishes: Sweet Spicy Sour Salty Bitter Thai cuisine has been strongly … Read more

What Is Allspice?

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You might instinctively imagine allspice is a spice. This is a gotcha name, though, as you’ll discover in today’s guide to all aspects of allspice. I. What Is Allspice? Not a spice but a berry, allspice is also known as pimento or myrtle pepper. Allspice is the unripe fruit of the Pimenta dioica, an evergreen … Read more

How to Cook with Convection Ovens The Easy Way

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Convection ovens are versatile pieces of kit you can use to cook almost anything. While convection ovens are similar to air fryers in some ways, and you can find mini convection toaster ovens, when you’re comparing convection ovens to a traditional kitchen oven, there are some key differences. With traditional ovens, your food is enveloped … Read more

The Difference Between Barbecue, Grilling, and Smoking

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Knowing the difference between barbecuing, grilling, and smoking should help you to settle the next argument that inevitably breaks out when you’re cooking out with friends. This age-old argument often crops up when people from different parts of the United States get together. Not only is there general confusion about the similarities and difference between … Read more

How Long Will Fresh Juice Last?

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Have you ever taken a big gulp of a juice you made just hours ago, expecting a refreshing feeling only to get disappointed? It brings up the question, how long will fresh juice last? Usually, it lasts 24 hours after juicing. Nevertheless, how long fresh juice remains fresh depends on your juice’s contents, how you … Read more

What Vegetables are Good for Juicing?

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Are you impatient to unbox your new juicer to start putting it through its paces? If so, take a moment to consider your best options. Today, we’ll walk you through the 10 best vegetables you can use to get a taste sensation full of hidden health benefits. Crucially, we’ll also tell you what vegetables don’t … Read more

How To Freeze Spinach for Smoothies

While nothing can trump the quality of a fresh smoothie, what can you do if you want to cool your blend without throwing in ice? Well, one solution is to use frozen fruits and vegetables to bring the temperature down. The inbuilt benefit of this method is that you can take advantage of all your … Read more