Chicken is one of those easy to cook, easy to mess up meats. Despite the fact that there are literally thousands of recipes out there for baking a variety of chicken meals, they all have one thing in common; and that is Temperature over Time to help ensure safe baking. Here within this one simple […]
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What Does Tamarind Taste Like?
What is Tamarind? Is Tamarind a Fruit? When we hear the word tropical, the first thing that comes to our mind is “exotic.” Tamarind is a tropical tree that bears edible fruit. The fruit from this tree is also known as Tamarind. Yotam Ottolenghi, a very well-known vegetarian chef, quoted this fruit as his “secret” […]
What Does Turmeric Taste Like?
What is Turmeric? If ginger has a real-life cousin, it would be turmeric. Turmeric is a rhizome from a flowering plant called Curcuma longa from the ginger family, native to Southeast Asia. The scientific name of turmeric is Curcuma longa. India famous for its curry dishes, produces at least 80 percent of the world’s supply […]
What does a Dragon Fruit Taste Like?
Are you wondering about what does a dragon fruit tastes like? Pitaya or Dragon fruit looks so exotic, beautiful and tantalizing that everybody wants to try it. Name and looks can be deceiving. Dragon fruits look so exotic that you would think that it must taste delicious as well but in reality, the taste of […]
Thanksgiving Questions Answered: How Long Do Potatoes Last?
With Thanksgiving coming up, we want to answer some of the random cooking questions you may find yourself asking. I find myself spending way too much time on Thanksgiving googling silly questions like: how long do potatoes last? can you freeze leftover turkey? how much gravy per person? how much is a pat of butter? […]
How Long Can Cooked Chicken Sit Out?
We do a lot of entertaining so appetizers and grilled meat sit out on the counter for hours. After a long day and some drinks, people will keep picking at the food. So I always wonder: how long can cooked chicken sit out? I do not want to be responsible for people feeling sick the […]