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Healthy Chicken Marinades

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Honey mustard chicken Sizzler

In spring and summer, chicken steaks are one of the best meals. To make a wholesome and healthy meal, all you need to do is marinade them, sear or bake and serve it with some carbs like mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles and some vitamin-rich vegetables.The ingredients in the marinade... more

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Using left over egg yolks

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Using left over egg yolks

If you bake frequently or have left over egg yolks every time you make an omelet with egg whites, this post is for you. And if you can not use the yolks right away it is a good idea to freeze them. Here’s how: Freezing left over egg yolks Add... more

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Make Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oven

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Since tomatoes are available throughout the year now, we don’t dry them anymore, but store bought tomatoes in off season are often frozen, and they don’t taste as good. Where as dried tomatoes taste fantastic and can be used not only for Pizza’s Pastas and Risottos but also for a... more

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Cooking and Baking Substitutes

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Cooking and Baking Substitute

Smart Substitutions – a quick guide to cooking substitutes How often it happens that we either don’t have the correct ingredient for a recipe we want to make or we can’t use the ingredient specified. While you can not replace the key ingredient for a dish, replacing something like eggs... more

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Herbs and Spices – A Guide

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Herbs and Spices

Learn how to add flavour to your meals Herbs and Spices add layers of flavor, aroma and colors to the food. A good mix of the right spices can take even the most bland food to a completely different level of deliciousness. All you need to know is how each... more

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9 Easy Homemade Spice Mixes

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9 Easy Homemade Spice Mixes

Easy to make Spice Mixes Has it ever happened that you read a recipe and which you liked and then it called for a spice mix or masala powder which you did not know where to get from. Recipes call for mixes like  Cajun spice, Greek Spice, Italian spice, Indian... more

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Cooking secrets : Tips and tricks for beginners -Part 2

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Cooking tips and tricks

I learnt cooking the hard way, failed multiple times and I still do. The reason why I am  better cook than I was is because of some of the cooking tips and tricks that I gathered over the years. Here are a few cooking secrets that you should remember while cooking.... more

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Cooking secrets : Tips and tricks for beginners -Part 1

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Green Vegetables

Working with green vegetables Taking care that the colour and texture of the food you cook is appetizing is one of the most difficult task for a new cook. Here are some tips and tricks that will make your job in the kitchen easy, and the dishes you cook will... more

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