Our friends at PureWow.com have pulled together some of the best new kitchen gadgets that will change your life. They say, “Remember the first time you discovered an egg slicer? Or an apple corer? Remember how it changed your life? The perfect kitchen gadget should be compact, adorable and so brilliant you can’t imagine how you ever lived without it. […]
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Here’s a kernel of wisdom about one of summer’s most coveted items: Fresh corn tastes best within a day of purchase, but unshucked ears can be kept for up to 3 days tightly wrapped in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. If that window starts to dwindle and your corn is still sitting untouched, place the corn in a resealable […]
Onions give crunchy texture and sharp bite to green salads, dressings, and salsas, but sometimes they are a bit too pungent. When prepping onions to eat raw, try rinsing them briefly under cold water after they are cut. The water will wash away the stinky, sulfurous liquid (the stuff that makes you cry!) from the cut surfaces, mellowing both flavor […]
This ingenious trick will not only save you time, it will save your salads too: Need to mix some greens together beforehand but don’t want to end up with a wilted mess on your hands? Just layer the salad ingredients. Take a bowl and place a layer of salad dressing at the bottom. Next, add your wilt-resistant vegetables and add-ins […]
This spicy, subtly sweet chili sauce, originally from North Africa, gives heat and body to soups, stews, beans, tacos, and more. Typically it’s made from a mixture of chilies, other spices (like coriander and caraway), garlic, and olive or vegetable oil.
We love no-cook recipes and fresh summer produce as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want need something deep-fried. But does fried chicken, a decadent splurge-worthy meal if ever there was one, have to be quite so bad for you? According to Cooking Light, the answer is a resounding no. While fried foods will never be a […]