Cooking with Mint

Cooking With Mint: The Dos And Don’ts

Mint is an ancient herb that provides one of the most popular flavor profiles. Along with its flavoring benefits, it is an effective medicine that you can use to treat multiple ailments. Like any other flavorful ingredient, it can make or break a dish depending on how well you use …

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turbinado sugar vs brown sugar

Turbinado Sugar Vs. Brown Sugar – How Do They Compare?

Turbinado sugar is a brown sugar, technically speaking; however, it is not the same product as brown sugar. If you are trying to decide which to use and especially if you plan to replace one with the other, you will want to learn what factors make each of them unique. …

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Bergamot substitute

What’s A Good Bergamot Substitute?

The bergamot herb shares its name with the bergamot fruit and its aromatic extract. That’s not the only thing it shares — all three products have the same strong citrus note. Fresh bergamot herb is not easy to find unless you grow it yourself. If you want to use it …

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cooking with coriander

Cooking With Coriander: The Dos And Don’ts

Coriander is a name for the seeds of the cilantro plant, which is itself called coriander in many parts of the world. Coriander seeds are especially well-known for their use in Indian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern foods, but they can also be found in various recipes from around the …

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cooking with flax seeds

Cooking With Flax Seeds: The Dos And Don’ts

Flax seeds have drawn a lot of attention in recent years, being dubbed a superfood by many nutrition experts. They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, low-carb, gluten-free, high in fiber, high in protein, as well as being vegan, paleo, and keto-friendly. If you are unfamiliar with this ancient food, …

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jerk seasoning

What’s A Good Jerk Seasoning Substitute?

While much of the unique flavor of the jerk style of cooking has to do with the type of wood used to smoke the meat, a lot of has to do with the seasoning. Jerk seasoning’s flavor is as complex as it is pungent. While it has a distinctive flavor, …

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Shoyu substitute

What’s A Good Shoyu Substitute?

Shoyu is Japanese soy sauce and is arguably the most popular variety of soy sauce in the West. It is used in recipes for a variety of Japanese dishes and condiments. It’s great in gyoza dipping sauce and in the glaze for teriyaki chicken. While it helps to have shoyu …

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Gyro Spices

What Are Some Of The Most Popular Gyro Spices?

The gyro is a Greek sandwich served on pita bread. The Greek word gyro means spin, which is what the meat does as it is being cooked on its vertical spit. To make gyros, the meat is marinated with a variety of seasonings. While the spices and their proportions can …

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