Green zucchini illustrate blog "Zucchini vs Squash: What Is the Difference?"

Zucchini vs Squash: What Is the Difference?

Squash and zucchini are two terms that are often used interchangeably. However, while they may look similar, there are some key differences between the two. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the zucchini vs. squash debate and explore what sets these two veggies apart. Squash vs Zucchini: What Is the Difference?  The…

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When Is Broccoli in Season?

Whether it’s pasta dishes, salads, or casseroles, broccoli is a staple of healthy eating. We know that broccoli lovers out there have a lot of questions about their favorite vegetable, including “When is broccoli in season?” With that in mind, today we tackle this and other useful questions about broccoli.  When is Broccoli in Season?…

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Cilantro illustrates blog "Can Cilantro Be Frozen?"

Can Cilantro Be Frozen?

Whether it’s tacos or lime rice, nothing beats fresh cilantro. Cilantro adds a herbal touch to any dish, making it an indispensable item in your pantry.  But can cilantro be frozen? In today’s post, we tell you everything you need to know.  Can Cilantro Be Frozen? Yes! If you have too much cilantro, you can…

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Chef cutting peppers illustrates blog "5 Essential Cooking Tools Everyone Needs"

5 Essential Cooking Tools Everyone Needs

Cooking is an art, and like any art form, it requires the right tools and instruments. However, knowing which tools you should invest in can be overwhelming sometimes. But, don’t worry, today we bring you a list of essential cooking tools everyone should have. 1. Sharp Knives From slicing tomatoes to butchering a beef fillet,…

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Bowl of black beans with meat illustrates blog "Are Black Beans a Good Protein Source?"

Are Black Beans a Good Protein Source?

From burritos to soups, black beans seem to be everywhere. However, not everyone is familiar with this nutritious legume. For example, are black beans a good protein source? In today’s blog, we take a dive into the world of black beans, from their benefits to a bit of back history.  What are Black Beans? Black…

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Photo of sliced tomatoes illustrates blog "Tomato vs Tomatillo: What Is the Difference?"

Tomato vs Tomatillo: What Is the Difference?

From their shape to their respective names, tomato and tomatillo have many obvious things in common. But what is the difference between them? Keep reading to learn more about the origins, uses, and nutrient profile of these two nightshades.  What Is Tomato? The tomato (scientific name solanum lycopersicum) is a widely cultivated fruit that belongs…

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Bell peppers on cutting board illustrate blog "Can Bell Peppers Be Spicy?"

Can Bell Peppers Be Spicy?

Bell peppers are a well-known and popular vegetable that you can find in most grocery stores. However, many people wonder whether bell peppers can be spicy, probably because they’re peppers, after all! In this blog post, we’ll explore the answer to that question, and then some.  Can Bell Peppers Be Spicy? According to the American…

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Wedge of Parmesan cheese.

How To Store Parmesan Cheese?

Parmesan cheese is one of Italy’s national culinary treasures. And although part of parm’s history is having a long shelf life, there are some precautions you need to take when storing parmesan cheese. Here’s what you need to know.  How To Store Parmesan Cheese? Parmesan cheese was invented around the 12th century in Parma (hence…

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Photo of man holding carrots illustrates blog "Are Carrots Root Vegetables?"

Are Carrots Root Vegetables?

There are many well-known facts about carrots, like their high levels of vitamins A and C or their positive impact on eye health. But are carrots root vegetables? Keep reading to find out. Are Carrots Root Vegetables? Yes, carrots belong in the root vegetable category, a list that also includes beets, radishes, parsnips, and turnips. …

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What Is Gochujang Made Of?

Gochujang, the Korean chili paste, is a sensation among lovers of spicy foods and Korean food aficionados. But what is it made of, exactly? Read on to learn more about gochujang, from its history to its ingredients. What Is Gochujang Made Of? Gochujang is a thick, spicy red paste made from a combination of ingredients…

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