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Ideas to Get You Out on the Grill

Posted on June 1, 2009

If your grill has been packed away in the garage all winter, it's time to dust it off and bring it out on the deck. Once the snow is gone there's no reason not to! We know you have mastered a good...
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Kitchen Tips - May 2009

Posted on May 1, 2009

Removing the seeds from a cucumber helps to avoid soggy salads. After the cucumber is peeled, cut it in half lengthwise; use the tip of the vegetable peeler to gently scrape out the seeds, then slice...
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Kitchen Tips - April 2009

Posted on April 1, 2009

If a recipe calls for wine, it is not advisable to substitute a cooking wine found on the grocery store shelf. The manufacturer must by law make the alcoholic cooking wines undrinkable by infusing...
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Kitchen Tips - March 2009

Posted on March 1, 2009

For a crunchy, colorful green bean side dish, blanch fresh green beans in boiling salted water 3-4 minutes, then drain and add to bowl of ice water. When beans are no longer warm to the touch, drain...
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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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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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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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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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