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Rainy Day Soup

The point of this post was not to show you how to make this soup. It was to show you how to make soup in general. In cooking there are a lot of things that you can just wing and soup is definitely one of those. Cooking soup is a chance to experiment and try new things, you just need to know the basics. That is what I hope this post taught you. Not how to make this soup, just how to make soup in general. As a note I will say that I have never made this soup before, there is no recipe, and it was delicious. That is the point. Play, experiment, and taste. 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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