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Top 10 Things Every Budding Foodie Should Know

Top 10 Things Every Budding Foodie Should Know
You're probably right. Or you could be like me, a single young male living on his own, never washes hands, cleans kitchen once every other week, ignores best before dates, forgets to throw away old food (and leave it in the fridge until I finally notice), have a cat running around the house. I have never had food poisoning. Guess either I built up a strong enough immune system, or I'm doing just the bare minimum so that I don't get sick.... Maybe I'm lucky, maybe I'm invincible, maybe one day I'll get really sick and it will teach me a lesson :P As for the second part, yeah, I agree that spending money on expensive stuff is kinda pointless when cheap stuff just the job just as good, and lasts just as long. I have one teflon frying pan, which I've had for years and still looks brand new, probably because as mentioned I live alone so nobody else there to fuck it up. For knives, I like the ceramic ones.

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Plan Your Weekly Meals, Stress Free I've been planning my recipes and doing my shopping for the week ahead for years now. Awesome idea. One thing I've learned - you just cant set meals for specific days. Even choosing tomorrows meal is a bit wonky. I used to try at first, but there are just way too many things that crop up to stop you - meeting a mate for a drink after work, small (or missed) lunch so you're starving when you get home and your meal takes an hour to make, 'accidentally' snacking mid-afternoon so not hungry when you get home, delayed journeys, too tired when you get in to start faffing around with big recipes. If nothing else, sometimes you just don't fancy whats on your list.

interior design blog I love to talk as much as the next blogger and likely even more than some, but on rare occasions I feel that shutting up would be a really good idea. So when I came across these little pieces of kitchen porn, and I’m sorry but there really is no other way to describe them, I stopped talking, writing and to an unhealthy extent even breathing. Stunning, sculptural works of art that happen to also serve for food preparation are created by design duo Miles Hartwell and Matt Withington the raw talent behind Splinter Works, their studio just outside of London. 52 Healthy Meals in 12 Minutes or Less Being hungry sucks (it's a scientific fact). So why spend hours cooking a gourmet feast when a nutritious and delicious meal could be only 12 minutes away? Skip the grumbling tummy and cranky guests and serve up any one of these 52 healthy and satisfying meals. Breakfast

Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Want to know how to make one heck of a delicious chicken dish? Good. Because I was going to tell you anyway. First up. Chop up some jalapenos and other good stuff. Calzone! - StumbleUpon Uh-oh…this calzone shouldn’t be a calzone. Nope. It totally should be a picture of a pizza…topped with layers of ricotta, melted mozzarella, cubes of roasted butternut squash and broccoli rabe. That was the plan. This pizza was supposed to convince me that broccoli rabe isn’t this gross, bitter leaf situation…well that failed. I tried. Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking I would like to add that the wider the ring, the easier it seems to be. I had a titanium ring more than twice the width of the one shown in the video and it was easy as hell. My wedding ring (which is about the same size as the one in your linked video) still works, but takes more effort and can hurt if I don't leverage it JUST right. I would also like to echo the sentiments of not using your wedding ring (At least in view of your significant other).

How to Pair Food and Beer F or centuries, if you asked a restaurant server in any mid-range to upscale American eatery what drink to pair with a certain dish, he'd bring over the sommelier and a wine bottle negotiation would ensue. But in the last five years, there's been a paradigm shift: Beer has made it onto the menu as more than an afterthought. Beverage directors, chefs, and even wine lovers have learned that beer has an amazing capacity to pair with all kinds of foods. As a result, beer sommeliers have popped up in cities across the country, especially Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Portland, Oregon. Beer-and-food tasting events have multiplied exponentially—the monthly lists at beerfestivals.org are enormous. Nowadays, asking for a beer no longer means you're simply afraid of wine (or the type of person who wears face paint to football games).

CrockPot Pasta Fagioli Recipe Day 305. Happy Halloween! If you're looking for a hearty meal to fill the belly of your little ghost or goblin before they eat their weight in chocolate, you've come to the right place. This is some good soup. It's based upon Olive Garden's Pasta E. Fagioli which, quite frankly, I've never had, but it sounded good. Baked Egg Boat recipe - StumbleUpon Breakfast is my favorite meal. I like to drink iced coffee and watch the cream climb its way down the chunky ice cubes in a dazy before the caffeine hits. I like to order bacon with whatever I’m eating. I like eating potatoes with ketchup. I like eggs over easy, and fluffy scrambled eggs.

10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Wont Die, Debunked by Science * Everyone needs salt to live. We will die without it, but most of us get way too much, so cutting back on sodium isn't a bad idea. With a normal, modern diet, I believe we get much more sodium than is healthy. The Stupid Things You Do in the Kitchen (and How to Fix Them) Love cooking or hate it, much of your time in the kitchen is likely wasted by easily correctable mistakes you probably don't even know you're making. You waste time prepping ingredients, use your knives incorrectly, mix and match the wrong utensils, and throw out food that's still good—and those are just a few of the stupid things you do in the kitchen. Here's how to fix them.

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