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How Do I Pick A Green Pepper? Learn The Secret To Sweet Or Bitter Peppers

The peppers we generally refer to as "green peppers" are actually Bell Peppers and contrary to their name aren't all that "peppery" in taste.  They generally come in four colors:  Red, orange, yellow, and the ubiquitous green. But how do you pick one out at the store?

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William Perugini;
William Perugini;
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Who Is Vivian Howard? Star Of A Chef’s Life Became Gourmet Food Star By Going Back To Her Roots

I don't get wrapped up in the whole celebrity chef thing.  Most of what comprises the schedule of the Food Network bores the heck out of me and I never watch it.  Quite frankly, if I see one more competition or challenge show I'll rip the knobs off of their Viking range!

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DimitarOmi;
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What’s The Difference Between Heavy Cream And Half-And-Half? Can I Substitute Half-And-Half For Recipes Calling For Heavy Cream?

As the resident "foodie" at work, I often field food-related questions.  Today, a co-worker asked me a question that I thought was a good one and I thought I would share the answer.  The question was:  Can I substitute half-and-half for heavy cream in a recipe?

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Rafal Olechowski;
Rafal Olechowski;
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Is Aluminum Cookware Safe To Use; Links Between The Popular Kitchen Ware And Health Concerns Suggest Caution

In the last few years, aluminum cookware has been frequently discussed as having negative effects on our health.  Whether it's Alzheimer's or even heart issues, aluminum has developed a bad reputation.  At the same time, aluminum has remained a popular source material for cookware like pots and pans.

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Neilson Barnard;
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Can You Get Drunk Off Of Vanilla Extract? Woman Arrested In New York For Being Under The Influence Of Too Much Vanilla

A month or so ago we had the story about the Wisconsin man who was arrested for driving under the influence and blamed the beer-battered fish that he had eaten. In that case, the authorities believe that the gentleman also consumed alcohol with his meal.   Now comes the story from York state about a woman who has a food-related product to blame for her drunk driving arrest.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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What Do Foodies Want For Christmas? Helpful Tips For That Cook On Your List

Every year around this time, I'm asked to compile a list of great gift ideas for people who like to cook.  As the resident "foodie" in the building, I guess I have some insight into what's trending (or sometimes more importantly what's not trending) in the culinary world.

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Edward O'Neil;
Edward O'Neil;
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How Long Should I Bake My Christmas Cake? Useful Guide Gives You Time And Temperature Options Based On Your Pan Size

With the Christmas season here, chances are you're doing more baking than any other time of the year.  And while cookies tend to always be popular, many people bake special cakes for the occasion as well.

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Sergey Rusakov;
Sergey Rusakov;
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Why Are Cast Iron Pans Better? Learn The Pro’s (And Con’s) Of These Perennial Cooking Favorites

Talk to any chef worth his or her salt and you'll learn that cast iron is king.  Or is it?

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How Do I Make My Own Sprinkles? Learn The Process For Adding Another Tool To Your Baking Arsenal

You can make your own sprinkles!

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Q and A Buffet #3 Fall Food, What Do You Make In The Fall

It's Fall, now we start to eat the fatty foods or foods that may be a little less healthy than what we would eat in the winter....hey, we have to hibernate!! This edition is finally sponsored....yea!! So wait till you see what Farley's is cooking for us. Send us your recipes, or questions.

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How To Fix Kitchen Catastrophes; What To Do When You Burn Your Food

Sometimes the more we try to juggle the less efficient we are.  That can be especially true in the kitchen, where timing and concentration can be the key between a fantastic dinner and a catastrophe.  On occasion, though things can get away from us.  So what can you do to rescue a meal that you've burned?

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Alastair Johnson
Alastair Johnson
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Lard Makes A Comeback; Traditional Fat Source Sees A Renaissance With Foodies

Before butter and margarine and especially before substances like shortening were created - people used rendered pig fat to cook with.  Better known as "lard", pig fat that's been rendered and allowed to re-solidify has been the cooks secret weapon since the beginning of time.

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