Your One Must-Have Knife, Buying Tips

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Getting crafty in the kitchen can sometimes feel like a daunting task. You may think a lot of gizmos and gadgets are necessary to make a good meal. Luckily, that isn’t true. Just ask any chef and they will tell you that a SHARP knife is the single most important tool for cooking.

A sharp knife can make chopping everything – from onions to fresh herbs – easy and quick, with a little practice of course. And that can make it more enjoyable to cook your own meals and healthy cancer-protective recipes.

Finding the right knife for you will take some playing around. There are many specialized knives, but I’m focusing on the must have chef’s knife. You can use this knife to cut any ingredient you need. Follow these tips to find the perfect chef’s knife for you: Read more… “Your One Must-Have Knife, Buying Tips”

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    Chill Out With A Green Tea Mint Cooler

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    Thank goodness for air conditioning and iced tea. I could not get though this summer’s sizzling, lingering heat without them.

    Happily, my work lets me be indoors most of the time. Being comfortably air-conditioned, it’s an effort drinking enough to stay hydrated because I forget that when air conditioning pulls out moisture, it dehumidifies me as well as the air. Since drinking water bores me, this means creating enough variety to keep drinking, both indoors and when outside, and without adding too many calories. Read more… “Chill Out With A Green Tea Mint Cooler”

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      Corn Pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

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      Aunt Jemima pancake mix first appeared 1889. The first IHOP opened in 1958. That has given cooks lots of time to develop a stack of pancake variations. Among them, flapjacks made with fresh corn are one of my summertime favorites. A treat breakfast or brunch, they make a good hot weather supper, too.

      Here’s my recipe for Fresh Corn Pancakes with Lime Drizzle. And for perfect pancakes, here are some tips: cornpancakes Read more… “Corn Pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner”

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