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Posted: Thursday Apr 2, 2020

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How to Store Potatoes to Keep Them Fresh - The Spruce Eats

Posted: (6 days ago) Potatoes last longer on the kitchen counter than most fruits and vegetables, but eventually, they start to sprout green shoots and lose some of their freshness and flavor. If you know how to store them properly, they'll stay fresh weeks, or possibly even months, longer.

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The Best 19 Bread Machine Recipes

Posted: (5 days ago) This simple bread machine white bread recipe results in a bread with a pleasant, chewy texture. It's delicious as toast for breakfast or you can use it to make great sandwiches, grilled or not. Make this on rapid, or quick cycle, or it could be made on the regular cycle with a little less yeast, about 2 teaspoons.

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The Right Way to Freeze Cabbage

Posted: (4 days ago) Learn how to freeze cabbage, which is only truly fresh in the springtime, so you can enjoy it year-round. Here are step-by-step freezing instructions.

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How to Cook Dried Beans Like a Pro - The Spruce

Posted: (7 days ago) Dried beans such as navy beans, red beans, pinto beans, black beans, and cannellini beans are delicious when cooked properly.The simple tips below will help you cook up a perfect pot of beans—and leave you wondering why you ever bothered with the canned versions!

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How to Freeze and Preserve Asparagus - The Spruce

Posted: (7 days ago) For the best result, use locally grown asparagus when it is in season in your area.Out of season asparagus that has been imported from other countries tends to be less tender and has a bland flavor.

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How to Make Pan-Seared Scallops - The Spruce Eats

Posted: (4 days ago) A related issue is that most scallops you buy at the store have been soaked in a liquid solution that keeps them looking white. So you'll need to drain and rinse them thoroughly, then pat them dry with paper towels before you season them.

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Canned Chicken Recipes for Quick and Easy Meals

Posted: (6 days ago) Canned chicken is a great pantry item to always have on hand for quick family lunches and dinners. A can of chicken can be a lifesaver on a busy day; add chopped canned chicken to your favorite pasta salad or baked macaroni and cheese, or sprinkle chunks over a tossed green salad and you've got dinner.

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How to Freeze and Preserve Mushrooms - The Spruce Eats

Posted: (8 days ago) With both raw and cooked mushrooms, the goal when freezing them is to prevent the mushrooms from sticking together in a big clump. When it comes time to use them in a recipe, you want to be able to take out just what you need and not have to thaw an entire brick of frozen food.

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