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5 Tips to Encourage Healthy Cooking

If you would like to change the way you eat with more healthy cooking strategies, you’re not alone. More and more consumers looking for healthier food choices has led to an explosion of the health food market, including organically labeled foods, local produce options, milk and meat not packed with antibiotics, and generally, a wider […]

How to Make Homemade Mustard

While making homemade mustard may seem like a very difficult process, when done properly it is actually quite easy. While a traditional yellow mustard is a common choice, adding different spices or other flavorings can significantly alter its taste. Experiment with a variety of ingredients in order to find the combination that works best for […]

Eating Low Fat in a High Fat Society

Finding low-fat solutions can be difficult, especially when eating out, going to parties and going out with friends who might pressure you into eating bad foods. Yet it can be done, and there are lots of low-fat tricks for almost any situation.Eating at Restaurants Eating outside of the house can be tough, especially considering the […]

Does Alcohol Burn off Food during Cooking?

With many home cooked dishes requiring alcohol during preparation, it’s easy to wonder whether all the alcohol will evaporate completely from a meal or if alcohol remains when the dish arrives at the table. Although conflicting opinions exist on just how much alcohol may remain after a recipe comes off the stovetop, studies have been […]

How to Keep Vegetables Fresh

If you are concerned about proper nutrition, you should know how to keep vegetables fresh. Vegetables are a wonderful source of vitamins and minerals, but you will lose a lot of their nutritional value when they go rotten. Vegetables are also best eaten the fresher they are, because many tend to lose their flavor and […]

How to Make a Healthy Snack Mix with Raisins

Anyone who has every had a great snack mix knows that raisins are an essential ingredient. In addition, it is important to have high-quality, healthy sources of carbohydrates, fats, and protein. For best results, be sure to store your snack mix in an airtight container. Keep the container in a cool, dry place to slow […]