Zest

Have you ever had a recipe that called for Zest and not known what it is? Zest is the skin of citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, and oranges. It

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Ingredient Substitutions

Isn’t it such a pain when you’re missing a key ingredient for a recipe? Perhaps you can use a substitute.  Here’s a list of common ingredients and what they can

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Everything Olive Oil

I like to refer to virgin olive oil as the little black dress of the culinary world. It can be dressed up or down, is suitable for most occasions and

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Herbs and Spices

It’s not uncommon for inexperienced cooks to shy away from recipes that use herbs and spices they’re not familiar with, especially when entertaining. But herbs and spices can take an

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Cooking with Garlic

The very distinctive taste and smell of garlic has been a culinary and medicinal staple for thousands of years. The use of garlic is varied, from warding off vampires, to

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