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How to Make Your Own Healthy Tasty Raisins

Raisins are certainly the most popular type of dried fruit available. These are a healthy snack because they are completely natural. It’s actually very easy to make your own raisens at home. While it’s fairly cheap to buy raisins, you can have a lot of fun making your own. You can also be absolutely sure […]

Four Ingredients to Substitute for Starch

Starch is a term that can refer to a number of different things. Starches are types of food that are specific kinds of carbohydrates. In cooking, a starch is also a type of powder, usually derived from corn, potatoes or wheat, which helps to thicken other ingredients without contributing to the total flavor or caloric […]

3 Ways to Preserve Nutrients when Steaming Vegetables

Steaming vegetables when making lunch or dinner is a great way to ensure that the vital nutritional content of these life-giving foods isn’t literally lost in the water of boiling. Nutritional scientists have proven that vegetables lose nutritional content when they are heated beyond a certain temperature (approximately 140-150 degrees F). Too much heat removes […]

How to Substitute Molasses for Sugar in Baking

Molasses and sugar can be utilized in a number of homemade recipes and can add a bold, appealing taste to many edible creations. Molasses is generally made from young sugar cane or sugar beets in most Western countries, but in the Middle East molasses is sometimes created from items such as grapes, pomegranates, or mulberries. […]

3 Healthy Ways to Cook Bulgur Wheat

Bulgur Wheat is a type of whole wheat which is relatively easy to cook. The wheat has been cleaned and then parboiled before being dried and ground into a powder. There are three main ways of cooking bulgur wheat, which are all healthy. By preparing the wheat in this way the cooking times are greatly […]

Jello with Fruit: What NOT to Add

You may think Jello with fruit, similar to boiling eggs, is just about the easiest dish anyone can make. You are half correct. Boiling eggs is easy. Jello with fruit is easy only if you add the right fruits. Here is what NOT to add. When Jello Doesn’t Work Gelaltin is made from collagen. As […]