Aug 17

Storing Tortillas: How to Make Their Freshness Last?

By Rose | Storing Tips

Imagine that you have a burrito on your plate, full of juicy meat, stuffed with mouthwatering fajitas and spicy grilled chicken, and garnished with fresh vegetables. Doesn’t it look glorious? Just the thought of this perfect creation makes your jaw drop and mouth water.

It’s food porn but this outstanding meal wouldn’t be possible without tortillas. These flat, thin, rounded slices of bread can take your food trip experience to cloud nine by maintaining their freshness when the food is served.

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Aug 16

Edge Vs End: Which Cutting Board Is The Best?

By Rose | Cutlery & Knife Accessories

Ingredients, check! Fire, check! Knife, check! What do you think is missing? Yep, a cutting board. Of course, you don’t want to prepare a whole cow and look like some sort of caveman in the kitchen. Meat and other ingredients are better cooked when they are chopped up.

Although cutting boards are sometimes neglected, they vary a lot and there are lots of different types to consider. Important things to look out for include where they were manufactured and how they are used. There are two styles of cutting board that you will need to know about: end grain and edge grain.

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Aug 16

Soup-like Tomato Sauce Problem: How To Make It Thicker?

By Rose | Condiments

Does your tomato sauce appear closer to soup than “sauce”? If it does, then it’s quite frustrating to come up with a supposed-to-be saucy dish that’s not rich enough to meet your expectations. Tomato sauce is the secret ingredient that makes the dish smooth, rich, and tasty. However, it takes around 6 cups of fresh tomatoes that weigh 5 pounds each to create the perfect dish for you! Quite a lot, isn’t it?

So to resolve the problem and save the day, here are different ways to thicken the tomato sauce.

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Aug 15

Simple Ways To Make Cookies Chewy

By Rose | Snack

If you are simply curious about how the cookies end up being so chewy or determined to bake cookies the way that you like them, we cover both grounds here. We also explain the different things that go into chewy cookies and provide a step-by-step guide to making a chewy cookie recipe. This will be especially useful for novices, as well as a useful reference to your own recipes.

But we will start by explaining what goes into making a cookie chewy, and then give a sample chewy cookie recipe you can make. So saddle up and get ready to learn a thing or two about how to make your cookies chewy.

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Aug 12

Everything You Need To Know To Keep Your Cream Cheese Safe

By Rose | Storing Tips

Cream cheese makes everything more delicious, whether it’s used for spreading on crackers for a quick snack or for making a dip extra creamy, or for baking a special cheesecake. Cheese lovers will surely have a tub of this in their refrigerator and serious bakers horde packs of it in their pantry.

But, have you ever craved that smooth, delicious cheese, but then found that your cream cheese has gone past its expiry date? It is such a waste to throw out good food, so here’s everything you need to know about how long cream cheese lasts – and how long you can extend its shelf life.

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