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A Simple Solution to Obesity – Cook Your Own Food

  How can the drastic rise of obesity in many developed nations be explained? According to author Michael Pollan, it’s pretty simple: less and less of us are cooking our own food. Those parts of the world where most people still make home cooked meals do not have high obesity rates. Marketing of fast food…

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Best Way to Cut a Mango

I used to struggle to cut up mangoes until I came across this “kitchen hack”.  Simply slice your mango along the sides of the pit which gives you two cheeks.  Then use a drinking glass to scrape out the fruit.

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Italian Kitchen Tips

The secret to blending pasta and sauce

Have you been straining your pasta in a colander over the sink and rinsing it all these years. Well, if you want a perfectly blended combination of pasta and sauce it’s time to learn the secret used by many Italian cooks. They call this method mantecare la pasta which roughly means creaming the pasta. To…

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Grocery List – Printable Form

The most common grocery items are included in this handy checklist. Download and print a few copies to keep in your kitchen. Grocery List- Click here for printable PDF