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Use measuring cups to pour pancake batter! It helps ensure the pancakes are the same size
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  • Rachna 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!
Don't peel your carrots! You lose about 1/3 of the nutrients when you trim off the outer layers.
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If the top of your dish is getting overly browned in the oven, place a piece of foil on top so that the dish can finish cooking without burning the top
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We all love beet roots, but don't forget to eat the greens! They actually have more antioxidants than the roots!
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Seriously dirty pot or pan? Let it soak with white vinegar, baking soda and water for a few hours before scrubbing. It'll be good as new.
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  • JenniferEmilson If it's really crusted with food bits, etc., add an inch of water and bring to a boil. 'Deglazing' your pot by letting the water and heat loosen those bits and then using a spoon to scrape them up.
  • Rachna Awesome tips!
  • annefood Yes @JenniferEmilson I do that too!
Cooked tomatoes are better for you than raw ones. The longer they cook, the better for you they become.
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  • Rachna 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...
  • Rachna ohhh!! Nice! thanks @ricky
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It's counter intuitive, but sweet potatoes have a lower glycemic index than white potatoes.
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45 as opposed to 75-100. And they make delicious fries and latkes! #kitchentips #tipoftheday
45 as opposed to 75-100. And they make delicious fries and latkes! #kitchentips #tipoftheday
Adding a splash of olive oil to pasta water helps prevent the noodles from sticking
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  • JenniferEmilson Don't let an Italian see you post this one! 😜 An Italian Nonna would chase you with a wet dish towel for adding oil- it will make the sauce slide off the noodles- the exact opposite of the goal....
  • annefood Very interesting @JenniferEmilson ! (Somehow your comment got lost in the shuffle!) So perhaps not for tomato sauce dishes, but works wonders when serving with roasted root veggies or squash with...
Don't forget to use salt when baking. It brings out the flavors, whether they be sweet or savory.
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Beta-carotene is fat soluble, so eat carrots with fat for optimal absorption
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