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Pimiento substitutes

Pimiento substitutes

My meals are never complete without spices and peppers. There are so many varieties of pepper out there, and pimiento happens to be one of them. The word pimiento is actually the Spanish name for pepper. Pimiento is usually bright red in color and is usually large in size. Its flavor is much sweeter compared…

What does crocodile meat taste like?

What does crocodile meat taste like?

If you know me, you know how much I like trying out different dishes, especially those that are not too popular. Crocodile meat happens to be one of those dishes that I just had to try and satisfy my curiosity. I have come across several restaurants that have crocodile meat on the menu. If you…

Grenadine substitutes

Grenadine substitutes

First things first, what is grenadine? Grenadine is a pomegranate syrup (usually non-alcoholic) that is deep red in color and has a sweet flavor. Originally, grenadine was made from reduced pomegranate juice, sugar, and water. Currently, store-bought grenadine has additional ingredients including corn syrup, sodium benzoate, and artificial colors. The most common use of grenadine…

Lard substitutes

Lard substitutes

First things first, what is lard? Lard is a semi-solid ingredient that is made by rendering the fat tissue of the pig. During the rendering process, manufacturers separate the pork fat from portions of a hog, the pork belly, or the pork shoulder. Lard has been in existence since time immemorial. You are likely to…

Kitchen Equipment

Why is my Kenmore Dishwasher not draining?

Why is my Kenmore Dishwasher not draining?

Ever opened your Kenmore dishwasher at the end of a cycle only to find dirty water standing below the bottom rack? Well, I have.  This normally means that you have a drainage problem. There are a few reasons why a Kenmore dishwasher may finish a cycle and yet you find the tub still filled with…

3 Reasons Why Your New Dishwasher is Not Draining

3 Reasons Why Your New Dishwasher is Not Draining

I know how frustrating it is when your new dishwasher is not draining. I have been there before. The dishwasher is a very important kitchen appliance, or at least it is in my house. I don’t know how I would survive without it. It makes my work very easy. All I have to do is…

Induction Cooking Temperature Guide

Induction Cooking Temperature Guide

One of the greatest deterrents of nutrition in our present, fast-moving, and fast-food culture is the excessive heat used during food preparation. For instance, we grill at temperatures of over 1000 degrees, deep-fry at temperatures of 350-450 degrees, and even use our stoves at even higher degrees. While this may be fast and easy, it…

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