Category Archives for "Ingredients"

3 Of The Best Garam Masala Substitutes (You Will Certainly Love Number 1)
Oct 11

3 Of The Best Garam Masala Substitutes (You Will Certainly Love Number 1)

By Rose | Condiments

Are there any garam masala substitutes you can use, and if so, are they easy to find? Well, you have to read this article to find out the answers to these baffling questions.

Garam masala is a superb spice. It is not an ordinary ingredient, like onions, pepper, and chili, as it is a combination of more than 30 different ingredients. Because of its complexity, this particular spice is a favorite, especially in India and other nearby countries.

In fact, Western regions have also started to appreciate the uniqueness of this spice. In fact, various restaurants prefer this spice over some other commercial options.

But at the same time, such complexity can lead to the spice being scarce and very difficult to find, even in places that have an abundance of spices. Whenever I go to Asian and Indian stores, I always try my luck and attempt to find garam masala. If I am lucky, I bring it home in a bottle or two. If not, then I usually go home empty-handed.

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How To Make Dried Beef: 4 Easy Steps To Follow!
Oct 09

How To Make Dried Beef: 4 Easy Steps To Follow!

By Rose | Meat , Smoking

How do you make dried beef? It is quite an amusing question, considering that drying is not a new food preparation method at all! In fact, drying (or dehydration for some) is a traditional method of preserving food that has been around since time immemorial.

Now, let me be clear about this. Dehydration is not actually a cooking method, as there is nothing that is being cooked here. Instead, it is merely a preservation method that makes meat products edible. It is like hitting two birds with one stone.

Because of this fact, drying requires your serious attention. Otherwise, your meat might become infected by bacteria that could cause foodborne diseases, and no one wants a quick trip to the hospital. Not you. Not me. Don’t worry. I will later show you how you can protect your meat from bacteria.

I know you’re quite excited about this tutorial. So let’s stop beating about the bush here and get started with our dried beef recipe right now!

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Does Canola Oil Go Bad?
Sep 30

Canola Oil: Expiration Date, Proper Storage, And Other Important Facts

By Rose | Condiments

Canola oil is one of the most vital ingredients in cooking. It has a lot of uses, especially as a flavor enhancer. It is usually compared with olive oil because of their shared nuances and similarities.

Many are quite baffled as to whether this liquid has an expiration date. Can canola oil go bad, and if so, how long will it take? Are there any ways to extend its lifespan? Well, in this article, I will answer all of these questions one by one.

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Does Sesame Oil Go Bad?
Sep 28

5 Important Things You Need To Know About Sesame Oil

By Rose | Condiments

Sesame oil is similar to other frying oils. It is extracted from sesame seeds, as the name suggests. Originally, this ingredient was derived from Asian countries. However, its usage is now more prevalent in the Western and Mediterranean regions. The oil is a perfect ingredient if you are making Japanese and Thai cuisines. But, of course, you can still use this oil in any suitable recipe.

Does sesame oil go bad? Yes, of course! After all, no kitchen ingredient has an eternal lifespan. Sooner or later they will all rot and spoil, and you’ll have no other choice but to throw them out. You cannot consume expired food because it will harm your health and well-being.

So how do you know if sesame oil has gone bad? Are there any indicators that can tell you if it is about to expire? These questions are quite baffling if you will ask me. But, of course, they do have specific answers. In the following sections, I will explain all of these matters. So let’s stop dawdling and get started!

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Is Country Crock Vegan? Look At The Facts And Find Out!
Aug 23

Is Country Crock Vegan? Look At The Facts And Find Out!

By Rose | Condiments

The first thing that comes to mind is the ingredients used in a certain product. If you are hooked on being vegan, you should be familiar with certain names and terms already. As I progressed with my research, a lot of people were confused. Is Country Crock vegan?

Questions have been raised and there’s been much speculation. To get to the bottom of this, let’s find out about the composition of each Country Crock item. This is going to involve a lot of research, but if you’d like to know the exact answer, let’s get on with it. Where shall we start?

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