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Kitchen Tips - February 2009

Posted on February 1, 2009

Love the taste of pepperoni on your home-made pizza, but not all the grease? To eliminate some of the grease, place the pepperoni slices in a strainer and submerge in boiling water for about 30...
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Kitchen Tips - January 2009

Posted on January 1, 2009

When cooking for one or two, a recipe for lasagna can be overwhelming! For single-serving portions of this favorite Italian entrée, make it in foil 5 3/4 x 3" mini loaf pans. Standard lasagna noodles...
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Meal Planning Made Easy

Posted on December 1, 2008

Most people think they don't have time to plan their meals in advance, and as a result are usually scrambling at the end of their busy day to try to think of something quick to put on the table. This...
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A Trip to France Brings Artisan Cheeses to Kowalski's

Posted on December 1, 2008

At the height of spring in France, Imported Cheese Specialist Jill Forster embarked on the trip of a lifetime to the eastern part of this beautiful country. The purpose of her travels was to become...
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Kitchen Tips - December 2008

Posted on December 1, 2008

To make slicing a crusty loaf of bread easier, cut slices of bread about 3/4 of the way down to the bottom crust before crisping the loaf in the oven. Because the loaf is still intact, it is easy to...
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Kitchen Tips - October 2008

Posted on October 1, 2008

Refreezing TipA frequently asked question is whether or not you can refreeze meat that has been thawed. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, food that has been properly thawed in...
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Kitchen Tips - September 2008

Posted on September 1, 2008

How to JulienneJulienne (joo-lee-EHN) is a knife technique used to cut vegetables and fruits into very thin strips. A "perfect" julienne strip is 1/8"x1/8"x1-2", but you don't have to be that precise...
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Summer Sipping

Posted on August 1, 2008

As the temperature warms, we are always looking for simple recipes for cool summer drinks. Here are some quick ideas that offer refreshing alternatives to that bottle of water or can of soda.Add...
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Dining Al Fresco with Summer Sandwiches

Posted on July 1, 2008

According to culinary legend, John Montague, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, is responsible for naming the concoction we know as the sandwich. From its simple beginnings, the sandwich has evolved into a...
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Kitchen Tips for Easy Kitchen Prep - June 2008

Posted on June 1, 2008

Foods such as apples, pears, jicama, peaches and avocados will quickly turn brown after they are peeled and cut. Lemon juice or some type of acidic liquid are often suggested to retard the browning,...
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