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Salsas Are the Essence of Mexican Food

Salsas Are the Essence of Mexican Food

When you think of Mexican food you may think of chili peppers, beans, or burritos. But the essence of one of the world’s most famous cuisines lies in its wide variety of sauces. They are the ideal complement to the basic flavors of Mexican cuisine and are key to creating the unique culinary experience we…

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Risotto is one of the signature dishes of Italian cuisine.

What Is Risotto?

Today we take a closer look at risotto, one of the signature dishes of Italian cuisine. Keep reading to learn more, from the origins of risotto to some tips to prepare your own! What Is Risotto? There are many types of risotto. Saffron risotto is the most iconic variation, but you have also risotto alla…

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The Nutrition Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

The Nutrition Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are starchy vegetables consumed worldwide. They are delicious, easy to prepare, and also offer many health benefits. Without further ado, here are the nutrition benefits of sweet potatoes. Sweet Potatoes Pack a Lot of Nutrients In addition to being delicious, this vegetable is also rich in nutrients. For example, one cup (238 g.)…

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Photo of zucchinis illustrates bog: How to Tell When Zucchini Goes Bad?

How to Tell When Zucchini Goes Bad?

We have covered the history of zucchini in previous posts, so today we bring you a more practical tip. How to tell when zucchini goes bad? Keep reading to discover the answer. What Is Zucchini? Zucchini is a summer squash whose fruit is usually cooked as a vegetable. Yes, you read that correctly. Although it…

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Garlic

The Surprising Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic is the secret behind many flavorful dishes and condiments, from chimichurri to tzatziki sauce and aioli. However, this plant also has many health benefits to offer. Garlic Packs Many Nutrients Just 3 grams of raw garlic contain very few calories and provide 0.9 grams of vitamin C (1% of the Recommended Daily Value), and…

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Plate with pilaf illustrates blog: What is pilaf?

What Is Pilaf?

Today we’ll learn more about pilaf, a rice dish that is both storied and delicious. The term pilaf, or pilau, is used to talk about a cooking method and the resulting dish. As a cooking method, it involves sauteing onion in butter or oil, adding uncooked rice, and then cooking it all in a broth,…

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