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Grilling the Perfect Burger

Posted on June 1, 2010

Handle the meat as little as possible. If pressed too much, the burger will lose its juiciness.To eliminate the risk of bacterial contamination, cook all ground meats to at least 160°.Do not put...
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Craft Beers

Posted on June 1, 2010

We are a beer-drinking nation. Wine's popularity continues to grow and the renaissance of the classic cocktail is a wonderful thing, but we still love our beer above all else. This is a fact not lost...
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Grilling the Perfect Fish Steak

Posted on June 1, 2010

Firm, meaty fish such as salmon, tuna and swordfish make delicious grilled steaks. Follow the steps below for great-tasting fish off the grill every time!Start with the freshest fish. If you like it...
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Kitchen Tips - June 2010

Posted on June 1, 2010

Don't know what to do with leftover egg whites after separating an egg? Freeze them! Frozen egg whites can be defrosted and whipped for use in meringues or simply used to make a healthy omelet....
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Grilling the Perfect Chicken Breast

Posted on June 1, 2010

For a quick, easy meal with an endless number of variations, grill boneless skinless chicken breasts. To keep them moist and juicy, follow the steps below.Rinse and drain chicken breasts under cold...
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Turn Your Entryway Planters into Edible Gardens

Posted on May 1, 2010

Planters make a great addition to the entryway of your home by adding lots of color and texture. Most of us use a variety of flowering plants exclusively in these containers, but the addition of...
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Kitchen Tips - May 2010

Posted on May 1, 2010

Check expiration dates on perishable products such as salad dressings, sauces and condiments. You might be surprised at how long you have had some of these items in your refrigerator!Store bottles...
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Bring the Steakhouse Experience Home

Posted on April 1, 2010

Many of us have foregone dinners out at high-end steak houses of late but still crave the experience of cutting into a juicy steak and the accompaniments that round out that traditional steak dinner...
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Kitchen Tips - April 2010

Posted on April 1, 2010

Don't rely on the sniff test when cleaning out your refrigerator since food that doesn't smell bad can still make you sick. This handy article from the USDA lets you know how long you can safely keep...
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Agave Nectar - A Natural Sweetener

Posted on March 1, 2010

Madhava's Agave Nectar is a pure and natural sweetener made from the natural juice of the agave plant. It is harvested in the high desert region of Central Mexico, where a wealth of the plants grow...
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