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Hot Peppers - Can They Spice Up Your Health?

Posted on February 1, 2014

Peppers can spice up a meal, but can they spice up your health? Yes, they can. Chile peppers such as habaneros, serranos and jalapeños offer several potential health benefits. Capsaicin, a substance...

Spice Blends to Try This Winter

Posted on February 1, 2014

Single spices have their use, but don't forget about the blends! Combinations of spices and herbs are perfectly balanced flavors that have truly withstood the test of time, many of which developed...
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From the Tropics to the Tundra: Spices Warm Us Up

Posted on February 1, 2014

Though cultivation and preparation of many spices originated in some of the world's warmest climates, they're now popular worldwide, including in cold climates, such as Minnesota in winter. Though...
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Crank Up the Heat with Hot Peppers

Posted on February 1, 2014

Products flavored with habaneros, jalapeños, chipotles and ancho peppers are found in every department, in products like BBQ sauces, salsas, hummus, cheese and much more. How well do you know the...
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This Valentine's Day, Heat Things Up in the Kitchen

Posted on February 1, 2014

If you're looking to spice things up with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, hit the market for ingredients and foodstuffs with heat! From fiery ethnic foods to kicky condiments, turn the dial up...
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A Midwinter Barbeque

Posted on February 1, 2014

You may have put away your outdoor grill for winter, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy your summery grill-time favorites right now. In fact, some of the most popular choices for the grill...
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Cold Fusion: Summer Favorites Become Winter Soups

Posted on February 1, 2014

Unless you're lucky enough to be reading this issue of "In Touch with Kowalski’s" on a beach somewhere, you may only be dreaming of warmer weather, maybe even warm-weather foods. We were inspired to...
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Braising: Beyond the Basic Pot Roast

Posted on February 1, 2014

If you've used a pressure cooker or slow cooker, or if you've ever made a pot roast, you're already familiar with the technique known as braising, a combination cooking method using both moist and...
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Sunny Citrus

Posted on February 1, 2014

Are you starting to get tired of the cold temperatures and icy, snowy conditions? Citrus fruits, including oranges, lemons, kumquats, tangerines, and grapefruits (among others), are a great way to...
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Kitchen Tips - February 2014

Posted on February 1, 2014

For equivalent flavor, substitute 3 times as much prepared mustard for ground mustard. Use caution in recipes where the moisture balance is critical (such as in baking recipes); the more mustard...
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