Category Archives: Cooking Lessons

The Best Split Pea Soup

Have you ever been confused, angered, excited, surprised, and elated at a dish all at the same time? I have. I remember very clearly as that initial spoon not-so-full passed my lips and hit my tongue. All my preconceived notions were gone in an instant. This green slop was not prison food. I was not being punished for doing poor work. I was being thanked. Continue reading

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Salad Dressings 101

A good salad dressing should coat your salad but not make it soggy or heavy. The dressing should be vibrant and compliment your salad, yet not over power it. Choosing the right dressing for your salad is just as important as all the other ingredients. You need to find a balance of flavour. The best way to balance the flavour of a salad is to make your own dressing. It is easy, quick, cheap, and delicious. There is no reason why you should be buying salad dressing, none at all. I would venture to guess that you already have all the ingredients you need to make a great salad dressing on hand. You don’t need to buy expensive ingredients, just use what you have. Continue reading

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Top 10 Food Questions From The Internet

I have spent the last week searching the internet for the most asked questions about food and cooking. The list below is what I found to be the top ten most asked out of all of those questions. I hope that the below information is useful to you and if you have a question about food or cooking feel free to leave it in the comments section below and I will do my best to answer it. So here are my answers to the… Continue reading

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10 pantry staples you should always have on hand

4. Citrus/Acid. Acids such as vinegars, or citrus juice can act as flavor enhancers. If used in the right amount acids will make the flavors of a dish pop without tasting like the acidic ingredients you added. Add a few drops of lemon juice or vinegar to almost any now-acidic dish and taste the difference. Continue reading

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10 Simple Steps To Save You Money In The Kitchen

Food prices are at an all time high and I bet you tossed food away last week. I can show you how to minimize loss in the kitchen which will directly save you money. Continue reading

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