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Japanese Cooking

Do you love Japanese food? The funny thing about Japanese food is that you either love it or you hate it. There is no in-between. And chances are, if you hate it, you probably haven?t really tasted Japanese food yet or haven?t given yourself a chance to sample it enough. Japanese food is hard to appreciate after only one bite. And sometimes, the idea that you are tasting raw food just won?t escape your mind that you are already predisposed to hating Japanese food even before ...

How to Satisfy Summer Time Fresh Tomato Cravings Today

Snow is falling. Cravings are persistent and lead to more intense desires for the fresh taste of summer time tomatoes. What do you do?

Cookware - What?s New In Cookware?

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Why Do Make-Ahead Recipes Work So Well To Reduce Your Dinner Party Stress?

One of the ?tricks? I find most useful for hosting stress-free dinner parties is to make some of the recipes ahead. I find that too many last minute jobs can overwhelm me, so I plan ahead to eliminate as many as possible.

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Around the world, food-borne illnesses have become increasingly common. Here are some tips on how to avoid getting sick.

Japanese Home Cooking - Beyond Sushi

Japanese people eat healthy and live longer than any other culture in the world. Anyone can cook wonderful and delicious Japanese meals with ease.

Which Culinary School Is Right For You?

Are you fresh out of high school, and appreciate good food? The United States has many culinary schools and the job market is booming, so if you have ever been curious about the possibility of turning a natural love into a career, read on. At the very least, you will have fun choosing which culinary school would be perfect for you.

Home Appliances: Cutting Edge Cooktops

Are you a gourmet cook that demands the finest in kitchen appliances, or a gadget junkie that has to have the latest thing, no matter what it is? Cooktops are one type of kitchen appliance that is seeing a lot of innovation recently. Read on to find out the latest and greatest.

Chef Career: Let's Get Cooking

If you find yourself right at home in the kitchen, perhaps a chef career would be right up your alley. When the thought of a chef career comes to mind, it may project thoughts of slaving over a hot, smelly grill, flipping burgers and hearing endless orders shouted through a loud speaker. While that may be the scenario for some chefs, there are actually many different options for this occupation.

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If you?ve shopped for cookware recently, you may have gotten a headache from looking at all the choices and brands available. And all of them seem to be telling you the same things ? I?m the best; I?m a great value; buy me.

The Scoop on Soup

'Soup' is a basic term used to describe a liquid food made from any combination of vegetables, fruit, meat and/or fish cooked in a liquid. This article will discuss some of the more common variations of soup and offer information and tips on preparing, serving and storing homemade soups.

Different Types of Barbecue Grills

Summer is here and the steaks are ready to grill, the only problem is that you don't know exactly what type of barbeque grill to buy. There are many questions that need to be asked when buying a grill. Things such as cost, ease of use, other uses besides grilling, flavor and portability should be considered.

Freezable Breakfast Tacos - Easy Breakfast Idea

Looking for a quick and easy way to tackle the breakfast rush? The key to eating a nutritious breakfast is planning ahead. On busy days, it is great to have these in the freezer, ready to microwave and go.

Your Essential Camp Cooking Checklist

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Turkey the Old-Fashioned Way

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Because braising involves cooking in liquid for longer periods of time, your house is sure to be filled with the most delightful aromas, and your meat will be fork-tender

Elegant Entertaining Without Breaking The Bank

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Filet Trout - Filet Fish! No Bones No Skin

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Fondue History

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Food in Italy: Italian cooking and dining from your villa or apartment

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Tips For Making Homemade Bread

Tips For Making Homemade Bread

How To Barbeque Perfect BBQ Ribs

If you are grilling BBQ ribs on a regular charcoal grill, then you?re probably frustrated when you find that your ribs are tough instead of ?meat falling off the bones? tender. If this is the case, then you can learn how to barbeque perfect ribs easily by preparing your ribs properly in advance, before you ever place them on your grill.