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Photo of green beans illustrates blog:The Health Benefits of Green Beans

The Health Benefits of Green Beans

Green beans, also known as string beans or snap beans, are a delicious (and affordable) source of nutrients. Low in Calories and Sodium A cup (125 grams) of boiled green beans contains only 43.8 calories, which amounts to 2% of the Daily Recommended Value (DV), making it a great choice if you are trying to…

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Bowl of red rice illustrates blog: What is red cargo rice?

What Is Red Cargo Rice?

If you love colorful food that packs a lot of nutrients, you’re in for a treat: today we’ll learn more about red cargo rice, a grain that can be the highlight of any meal. What Is Red Cargo Rice? Red cargo rice is a type of unpolished rice, that is, rice that has retained its…

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Photo of person cutting chicken illustrates blog: What Is Chicken Pizzaiola?

What Is Chicken Pizzaiola?

Italian cuisine is an endless source of amazing dishes that are delicious and easy to prepare. A great example is chicken pizzaiola, a simple specialty that brings all the flavor and vibrancy of Italian cuisine to your everyday meals. What Is Chicken Pizzaiola? You don’t have to speak Italian to realize that the terms “pizzaiola”…

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Photo of hands holding peppers illustrates blog: "What are chipotle peppers?

The Story Behind Chipotle Peppers

The word “chipotle” is closely associated with Mexican food, but not everyone knows that “chipotle” is a type of chili pepper, and even fewer people know the story behind this iconic staple of Mexican cuisine. What Are Chipotle Peppers? Chipotle peppers are chili peppers that have been dried and smoked. The typical chipotle is made…

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What is pad see ew?

What Is Pad See Ew?

The popularity of Thai food has been growing steadily over the last couple of decades, with Pad See Ew as one of its signature dishes. Keep reading to learn more about this Thai street food favorite that has risen to global stardom. What Is Pad See Ew? Pad See Ew is a Thai dish made…

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What Are the Health Benefits of Curry?

What Are the Health Benefits of Curry?

What Is Curry? Before we delve into its health benefits, let’s take a look at what curry is, exactly. Curry is a mixture of spices that include turmeric, coriander, cardamom, cinnamon, mustard seed, cumin, pepper, and more. However, more than a single ingredient, the word “curry” has come to signify a vast food culture appreciated…

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At What Temperature Is Chicken Done?

At What Temperature Is Chicken Done?

In a previous post, we talked about how chicken became a global food. In short, chicken is extremely popular because it’s delicious and can be adapted to almost any culinary taste. But what about cooking chicken? A lot of people ask often at what temperature is chicken done. If you are one of them, keep…

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Is Alfredo Sauce Really Italian?

Is Alfredo Sauce Really Italian?

Surprisingly, Alfredo sauce is not a staple of restaurants in Italy. Carbonara, pasta cacio e pepe, and pesto are classics you can get almost anywhere. But if you were to order Fettuccine Alfredo in an Italian restaurant, chances are that the waiter would give you a puzzled look. However, this doesn’t mean that Alfredo sauce…

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