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Always salt your pasta water for maximum flavor
3yr
#kitchentips #tipoftheday
If you're a prepared garlic fan, buy freeze-dried. It's the only type that maintains its nutrients.
3yr
This changes everything.
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"Don't cry—it's only dinner prep!"
  • Gwendolyn That makes so much sense! They say the most potent onions actually have more cancer-fighting properties, so I'm glad to know of a solution for the tearful chop!
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Stellar #kitchentip! I also heard if you leave the faucet running while chopping onions, your eyes won't tear. This may be an old wive's tale, but it seems to work for me. Anyone have other tips...
  • jodavis @rachna I love that one. I've tried chewing gum but I still cry! Would love to know others.
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Cooked tomatoes are better for you than raw ones. The longer they cook, the better for you they become.
3yr
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Why is this the case?
  • Ricky "Writing in the latest issue of the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry Rui Hai Liu, Cornell assistant professor of food science, said: 'This research demonstrates that heat processing...
  • DietID_TeamDietitians ohhh!! Nice! thanks @ricky
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Is dashi the "new" stock?
4yr food52.com
Who is a dashi fan? I've never made it, but imagine it would indeed be a great stand-in for veggi...
Who is a dashi fan? I've never made it, but imagine it would indeed be a great stand-in for veggie stock. I always used the box kind (except for Thanksgiving when I make my own) and don't mind it a...
  • Udi What is Dashi?
  • annefood @Udi it's a Japanese broth made from water, kombu (kelp) and bonito flakes (dried tuna). The nice thing is that you can make it without fresh ingredients.
Fun fact: organic milk has a longer shelf-life than conventional milk, making it easier to save $ by buying a larger container!
3yr
Organic milk is processed differently than conventional milk, using ultrahigh temperature treatment in which milk is heated to 280 degrees F for 2-4 seconds. This process makes the milk last longer...
Make festive pancakes by placing a cookie cutter on the pan or griddle, and pouring the batter into the shape.
3yr
Have you tried eating pear with Mac and Cheese?
4yr
Adding fruit is a great way to fill up on fiber, plus it's a delicious pairing (pun intended...) ...
Adding fruit is a great way to fill up on fiber, plus it's a delicious pairing (pun intended...) !#kitchentips
Use measuring cups to pour pancake batter! It helps ensure the pancakes are the same size
3yr
#kitchentips #tipoftheday
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Smart!! I always did it with a spoon and had a myriad of shapes
  • annefood My mother always scooped everything with measuring cups- I credit her with the idea! I remember the rice on my plate being measuring cup shaped as a kid. Ha!
Love hard boiled eggs, but have a hard time taking the shell off. Any good tricks to share with me?
4yr
SimplySeema's post
  • sugardetoxme Don't use fresh ones (unfortunately) and shock with cold water right after boiling.
  • sugardetoxme Also putting eggs in a closed Tupperware and shaking vigorously to shatter the shell works
  • lauren I was told salt will do the trick!
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