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Okay. Here's the deal. If we're going to cut sugar from our diet, then we have to find flavor elsewhere. Two amazing ways to do this are with heat and acidity. We want to, "replace the sweet with the heat." We can look to chipotle for some smoky heat or the Asian condiments of Sambal and Sriracha. However, for general heat, we...
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Today, I share my list of Paleo Cooking Oils. While I have a wide variety of these liquid fats in my pantry, olive oil is my go-to. I use its various forms for making Massie Mayo (extra light), to flavor salads (extra virgin), and for general cooking (pure and pomace). I've discussed cooking with olive oil on the site before and recommend giving...
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Keeping things clean is uber-important. We've already covered sanitation, but cleanliness is different. On the Servsafe Sanitation test, one question is always to distinguish between the two. Clean is defined as the absence of visual soil, sanitized focuses on non-visible microbial contaminants. The gist of all of this is to use your soapy water to keep things clean and then the sanitizer to...
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I'm fired up about this new series. My goal in its development was to publish "one take" videos that are 60 seconds or less. If you chip away at these nuggets of info week by week, you'll be a Culinary Ninja in no time. Today we discuss a food-safe chlorine solution. If you want the specifics on this as they...
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Preheat you pan, folks! Aside from using good quality salt, and enough of it, cooking with a hot pan is the next tip I would give to a beginner cook. Today, I provide an array of ways to know that your pan is hot enough. Here they are: Use an infrared thermometer to know exactly how hot the pan is....