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Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

5 Reasons To Love Coconut Oil Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. Because of its high saturated fat content, it is slow to oxidize and is resistant to spoiling. 1. Butter Replacement. Coconut oil can replace butter, which is great for […]

Tips For Deep-Frying

Tips For Deep-Frying

Tips For Deep-Frying Deep-frying is such a guilty pleasure because no cooking technique gives food that irresistible crunchiness. Because it is also one of the least frequently used cooking methods, here are some important tips to help you achieve Deep-frying nirvana. Choose the right pot. To deep-fry properly, the food should cook in 2 to […]

Constitution Week - Foods of Our Forefathers Part II

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part II The standard grains included wheat, barley, oats and rye.  Finely ground wheat flour, “boulted” or sieved through a fine cloth, was used to make white bread for the rich early in the fifteenth century.  Most of the gentry ate what we would call cracked or whole […]

Eggplant Essentials

Eggplant Essentials

Eggplant Essentials Eggplant (also known as Aubergine or Melongene) is an egg-shaped vegetable with a typically dark purple, shiny skin, though some are yellow or white.  Eggplant was so named because the delicate white varieties that resemble eggs.  Eggplant grows on a plant (Solanum Esculentum) in the nightshade family and is actually a fruit and […]

Sautéing Tips

Sautéing Tips

Sautéing Tips Some foods need moist, long cooking to tenderize them while others just require a quick sauté in a skillet.  Sauté means “jump” in French which describes the tossing and turning in the skillet during the cooking process.  There are a few basic secrets to perfect sautéing that will help you get better cooking […]

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints Caring For Cast Iron Pans

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints Caring For Cast Iron Pans

Never Let Your Cast Iron Skillets Rust!