cooking basics

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    Cooking 101: Terms from A-to-Z, Part I

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    When you come across a recipe with a term you don’t know, it can be enough to tempt you with takeout for a month! Don’t let cooking...
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    Cooking 101: How to make pesto

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    When you're talking food and someone says, "sauce," what comes to mind? Typically a cream- or tomato-based liquid served with...
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    Cooking 101: Basic salad greens

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    The weather is hot and who wants to turn on the oven to make a meal? Summertime is a great time of year to learn about basic salad...
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    Cooking 101: Perfect pie crust

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    What makes a grandmother’s homemade pie so delicious? Is it her years of pie-making experience, fresh ingredients and love that goes...
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    Cooking 101: How to make perfect pasta

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    We’ve all been there at some point -- can opener in one hand and a cheap heat-and-eat pasta meal in the other. Not always the best...
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    Cooking 101: Basic tips for grilling fish

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    Summer is here and around the country, people are getting their grill on. Do you find grilling fish to be an upstream battle? It...
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    Cooking 101: Beef

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    According to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, more than eight out of 10 people eat fresh beef regularly at home (an...
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    Cooking 101: Cooking with wine

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    If you have more experience drinking wine than cooking with wine, raise a glass and toast to this Cooking 101 guide that will help...
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    Cooking 101: Basic cooking tools

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    Stock your kitchen with the basic cooking tools to help put your best pasta or pot roast forward.
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    Cooking 101: Fresh fruit & vegetable exposé

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    Spring has sprung… finally! Time to put away those recipes for hearty soups and stews and focus on the fresh fruits and veggies of...
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    The Basics: Cooking 101

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    Just in time for springtime celebrations like Easter and Passover, this Cooking 101 guide will have you expertly whisking, poaching,...
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    Cooking 101: 3 Simple sauces

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    Traditional sauces are an easy way to make your cooking even better. When you prepare a dish that is served with a sauce, the sauce...
  13. Food How-Tos

    How to perfect your saute

    Saute literally means "to jump" because when the pan and oil are as hot as they should be small foods will literally jump as they...
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    10 simple summer side dishes under $10

    Summer is a beautiful time for entertaining, but in the current recession, we’re all trying to save a few pennies any way we can....
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    How to cook perfect beef tenderloin

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    Beef tenderloin probably is my favorite cut of meat, though we eat it only on very special occasions due to the high cost. I used to...