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  • Sassy Salts

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    There’s salt, and then there’s salt – red salt from Hawaii, pink salt from the Himilayas, black smoked salt from Denmark, pristine white salt from the shores of France – each with its own characteristics and, yes, saltiness. Think “terroir,” … Continue reading

  • Peppercorns on Parade

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    Green, black and white peppercorns all come from the same peppercorn vine, native to India. Green peppercorns are picked young and have a mild flavor. Black peppercorns are left on the vine to ripen and have the most intense “pepper” … Continue reading

  • Dry Foods Dry

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    Always use “dry” measuring cups for dry ingredients like flour and sugar, and liquid measuring cups for liquid ingredients like water and milk. This will give the most accurate result for each type of food being measured. For example, it’s … Continue reading

  • Teaspoons

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    3 teaspoons equal 1 tablespoon.

  • Egg Whites

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    1 egg white is roughly equivalent to 1 ounce.

  • Egg Yolks

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    1 egg yolk is roughly equivalent to 2/3 ounce.

  • Sticky Situations

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    Measuring sticky foods like honey, corn syrup and molasses can be messy. To make it easier, first lightly spray the measuring spoon or cup with a non-stick spray. This will help the food release with minimal fuss and clean-up.

  • Time to Party

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    When it’s party time, showcase your style and flare with some help from Entertaining by Donna Hay. Hay, the Australian cookbook author and magazine editor, helps you plan the perfect event, from “coffee and cake” to “red carpet dining” – … Continue reading

  • We’ve Only Just Begun

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    Start your favorite newlyweds off in the right cooking direction with The Newlywed Cookbook by Robin Miller. From traditional favorites like Mac ‘n Cheese to new favorites like Tandoori Chicken, this book will get them started towards a lifetime of … Continue reading

  • Newbies

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    For the college student or new-to-the-workforce cook, try Rachel Ray’s Express Lane Meals. This book makes fresh, homemade meals an achievable objective, even after a busy workday. A good starter book for those new to cooking and to being on … Continue reading

  • Broadening Horizons

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    When it’s time to broaden cooking horizons, add Gourmet Today, edited by Ruth Reichl, to the cookbook library. This comprehensive, user-friendly book has more than 1000 recipes from many kinds of cuisine that will fire-up your creative cook – use … Continue reading

  • Kicking it Up a Notch (or Two)

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    If it’s time to really kick up your cooking game, then it’s time for Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller. One of America’s most celebrated chefs shares his versions of comfort food – and by “his versions” we mean, … Continue reading

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