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Protect Your Produce - Real Simple. How to Pack a Week's Worth of Make-Ahead Salads. Salad is often my go-to lunch.

How to Pack a Week's Worth of Make-Ahead Salads

I’ve mastered the art of packing salads ahead of time because who has time to chop veggies in the morning? Not me. Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to keep lunch salads tasting fresh all week long. Simply prep the greens, veggies, protein and dressing ahead of time, then toss in any-last minute ingredients on your way out the door in the morning. Freezing Sandwiches. Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches are one of several types of sandwiches you can freeze.

Freezing Sandwiches

Printer-friendly PDF copy It's often reported the word "sandwich" originated with John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. The Earl supposedly ate bits of meat between pieces of bread so he could continue to play cards while eating and not get his hands greasy from the meat. Sandwiches continue to be a popular food today because of their versatility and convenience.

Freezing sandwiches offers several additional benefits: Save money by making your own "fast food" sandwiches for a sack lunch or meal at home.Save time by making several sandwiches at once.Utilize "leftovers" or cook extra at a meal for use in tasty and different ways at future meals.Control the type of bread (such as choosing a whole grain bread), type of filling and spread (amount, salt, fat and so forth) by being in charge of the ingredients.Enjoy a wholesome, homemade sandwich as part of an inexpensive, quick meal! Frozen Sandwich Recipes. Fruit & Vegetable Substitution List. 18 Diagrams To Help You Snack Healthier. 18 Diagrams To Help You Snack Healthier. 17 Kitchen Cheat Sheets You Should Know About. The Complete Guide to Starbucks Caffeine. Starbucks has some of the highest caffeine amounts of any coffee chain.

The Complete Guide to Starbucks Caffeine

These charts were compiled using data from Starbucks in-store leaflets, their website, and from independent laboratory tests. Caffeine in coffee can vary (due to coffee origin and blend used) and may be more or less than the amounts shown. Starbucks Hot Beverage Caffeine USAUK/Europe Note: The caffeine amounts in Teavana retail teas are found here. Starbucks K Cups It is difficult to determine caffeine amounts per blend in Keurig K Cups. Top 10 Healthiest Foods. Hangover Food: The Best and Worst Foods to Cure a Hangover. It’s one of those mornings: Last night was a crazy one and getting out of bed feels tougher than climbing out of a subterranean pit.

Hangover Food: The Best and Worst Foods to Cure a Hangover

College wisdom preaches reaching for cold pizza or a greasy bacon sandwich, but wait—certain foods are scientifically proven to help cure a hangover! Read on to learn which foods can alleviate post-party symptoms and which should be avoided like that plastic cup full of last night’s beer. Wrath of Grapes—The Need-to-Know First thing's first, let’s talk science. Typical hangover symptoms—nausea, sensitivity to light, headache, achy muscles, diarrhea, and decreased motor skills—are all caused by changes in body chemistry, including hormones, chemical reactions within the body, and the toxic chemicals in alcohol .

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Kitchen Tips and Tutorials. The Secret Menu At Starbucks. DIY Cupcake Frosting Color Chart. The May issue of Food Net­work Mag­a­zine has one of the coolest fea­tures ever inside: a cup­cake icing color chart!

DIY Cupcake Frosting Color Chart

The chart shows you how to make lovely pas­tel frost­ing shades in every color using a basic food col­or­ing kit (red, yel­low, blue, and green). The mag­a­zine also includes a recipe for white frost­ing to use as a base for the col­ors and a vanilla cup­cake recipe. Want to make the col­ors pop even more? Make the frost­ing metal­lic using lus­ter dust, a non-toxic edi­ble powder. For those who missed out when the issue hit the news­stands, Food Net­work posted the frost­ing color recipes on their web­site. How to Pipe Icing Roses. I baked this spring bouquet of cupcakes for my Weekend Baker post on the Cooking Channel blog.

How to Pipe Icing Roses

I was limited in space and wanted to go into a bit lot more detail on how to pipe the icing roses. Creating these flowers is not at all difficult, but it helps to have some simple tricks of the trade. With a little practice and the right tools you can easily recreate these flowers. The contrasting color that tips the petals is one of those easy tricks that takes them from ordinary roses to extraordinary. Here is how I did it: You can find my recipe for the cupcakes on the Cooking Channel Piping Icing (This recipe is easy to pipe with and it has lots of body, so the flowers will have structure and not flop over. (makes about 8 large roses. 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons shortening (This gives a little insurance that it won’t melt in your hands as you are piping) 4 cups confectioners’ sugar pinch salt Food Coloring.