Category Archives: Cuisine and Food

Homemakers Guide to Making Raisins

What’s a sweet treat that’s wrinkly and easy to make? Raisins are versatile and work in both savory and sweet dishes. If you are looking for a few convenient and inexpensive ways to make your own raisins, read on. Although … Continue reading

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History of Snickers how was Snickers Invented what is a Snickers Bar

The Snickers candy bar is named after a horse, of course. Invented by Frank Mars in 1930 and named after his favorite horse, Snickers, it was the second of a long line of successful candy bars created by the Mars … Continue reading

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Green bean recipes with a twist

Green beans are loaded with essential vitamins, fibers and other nutrients that are beneficial for the body. But, let’s face it, these beans can be very bland if not ‘perked’ up the right way. Moreover, many cooks tend to overcook them, … Continue reading

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Freezing Methods for Dungeness Crab

Crab is a favorite seafood for a lot of people, and dungeness crabs are widely sought after, particularly in Washington, Oregon and California. Not only are they commercially important in these areas, but people living on the coast often go … Continue reading

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Gumbo File what it is and how to use it

Gumbo file, or file, is a ground spice that is used in Creole or Cajun cooking, specifically in gumbo. It is created by grinding sassafras leaves until they are in powdered form. The Chocktaw Indians, from Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Spice up Plain Green Beans

Green beans are one of the most nutritious and simply delicious vegetables one can eat. With the modern flash freezing methods used today in the food industry, it is easy to enjoy that wonderful fresh-right-out-of-the-garden taste. There can be a … Continue reading

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