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05/24/04 - Barley Recipes and Cooking Information
Like many grains, barley is a multi-tasker. As far as cooking is concerned, we know it best as those little nutty pearls of hearty goodness often found in soups and stews or eaten as a cereal. Many barley recipes.
05/10/04 - Allspice Recipes and Cooking Information
Allspice is a popular spice in Caribbean and Latin savory dishes as well as in desserts. Today, allspice is enjoyed by most cultures around the world. The flavor is akin to a mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves with a hint of juniper berry. Learn about allspice, and get some cooking tips before delving into the allspice recipes.
04/26/04 - Black Beans Recipes and Cooking Information
Black beans have long been a protein-rich staple food of many Latin cultures. Today, black beans are enjoyed around the world. Find out why some cook faster than others, what can toughen the beans, and how to ease any potential flatulence using herbs. Learn about black beans, and get some cooking tips, plus many black bean recipes.
03/22/04 - Broccoli Recipes and Cooking Information
Broccoli seems to be one of those vegetables you either love or hate. Broccoli-haters usually cite a strong flavor and aroma as the cause, but there are ways to tame this giant green flower. Learn about broccoli, and get some cooking tips before delving into the broccoli recipes.
03/08/04 - Pine Nuts Recipes and Cooking Information
Pine nuts are eaten by many cultures around the world, thus they are known by many names, including pignolas, pinon, pignoli, and more. Probably the most popular use is in pesto or as a crunchy salad topper, but they are also good in desserts. Learn about pine nuts, and get some cooking tips before delving into the pine nut recipes.
02/23/04 - Mardi Gras Recipes
New Orleans is famous for Cajun and Creole foods, so it's no wonder that those who celebrate Mardi Gras concentrate on these foods for their Fat Tuesday parties. What's the difference between Cajun and Creole foods? Find out and make a King Cake for your Mardi Gras celebration.
02/09/04 - Ricotta Cheese
Technically, ricotta is not a cheese at all, but a cheese by-product. Ricotta works well in many desserts as well as savory dishes such as lasagna and manicotti. Learn about ricotta cheese and get some cooking tips on equivalents and substitutions.
01/26/04 - Superbowl Recipes and Quick Party Food Tips
Cook up some great eats for your Superbowl party with these recipes and quick ideas, including lots of finger foods.
01/12/04 - Graham Flour and Graham Crackers
Hazelnuts have long been a favorite in desserts and pastries. Now they are branching out into savory recipes, giving a nutty lift to meats, seafoods, and vegetables. Why are hazelnuts also called filberts? Learn about hazelnuts and filberts, how to store them, and get some cooking tips, plus many recipes.