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Ways to use leftover mashed potatoes

It isn’t uncommon for there to be leftover foods after a nice supper. When people want their families to eat well and to end up with full bellies, they sometimes go a little overboard on some dishes, such as mashed potatoes. The good news is that there is little reason to throw the potatoes away. […]

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How hard is gluten-free cooking?

Faced with the diagnosis of celiac disease, or gluten intolerance or allergies, the idea of learning a whole new way of cooking for and feeding one’s self can be daunting. There is good food after gluten, though, so let’s take a look at what gluten is, where it shows up in the food supply and […]

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Delicious ways to use up leftovers

There is nothing quite like the joy of cooking a meal at home. You put in the time and effort to get the food just right and then get to savor the flavors. For some home cooks, the true joy comes from seeing the satisfied looks on the faces of loved ones or guests.  The […]

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Creating your own gluten-free recipes

When the verdict is heard, you are gluten-intolerant, from your physician, no more wheat, barley, rye, and maybe oats, what do you do? If you are like most burger eaters and pizza lovers, you feel as if your world is crumbling. On second thought, however, you are excited about finally getting a diagnosis. No more […]

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How to use leftovers

Many homes suffer in their own way with the guilt of not eating up all of  their leftovers in a prudent manner. By following some quick tips using leftovers; families will learn to appreciate the ever increasing cost of food. If, for example, there is some roast meat left over from the night before, take […]

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Recipes for cheap dishes to bring to a potluck

Feeding a crowd on a budget requires creativity. One way that works well is to organize a potluck. Everyone has a collection of recipes that will work well when you want to find inexpensive potluck ideas. Here are a few family favorites that are guaranteed to please just about anyone. American chop suey or goulash […]

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The Science behind Baking with Eggs

Eggs are used all over in our cooking, but we never use eggs as a liquid. Eggs have an albumen, which is the white part. The albumen is made up of proteins, water, and minerals, and is 2/3 of the egg. The main protein is ovalbumine (54%). The rest of the egg is the vitellus […]

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