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    • What is Buttermilk? Created: Saturday, April 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Buttermilk is a unique dairy product that provides a one of a kind flavor and plays an important role in the science of cooking. Learn more about the tradition, uses, and varieties of buttermilk on...
    • Jasmine Rice Created: Sunday, July 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Jasmine rice is an aromatic rice with a mellow nutty flavor that is popular in Southeast Asian cuisine." itemprop="description"> Sunday, February 16, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      As your altitude increases, the boiling point of water decreases. Check your altitude to see if you are cooking at a lower temperature than expected.
    • High Altitude Cooking Tips Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The science behind high altitude cooking and tips to help achieve great results when cooking and baking at high altitudes.
    • How to Get More Juice From Lemons & Limes Created: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Employ one of these two kitchen tricks to get the most juice out of your lemons and limes without having to squeeze more.
    • What is Miso? Created: Sunday, January 15, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Miso is a paste made from fermented soybeans or other grains like rice or barley. This salty, flavorful paste is used extensively in Asian cooking." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • What is Ascorbic Acid? Created: Friday, January 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Discover what ascorbic acid is, where it can be found in nature, how it is manufactured commercially, and why it is used in our food.
    • Emergency Baking Substitutions Created: Sunday, December 29, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Ingredients that can be used as emergency substitutions for common baking ingredients.
    • Spice Substitutions Created: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Substitutions for spices that can be used in a pinch when cooking or baking.
    • What is Rooibos Tea? Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Rooibos tea is one of the hottest health food trends today. Find out what makes this South African tea so loved around the world.
    • What is Gelatin? Created: Thursday, April 25, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Gelatin is an animal protein that creates a gel when combined with liquid and helps thicken or solidify many food products." itemprop="description">...
    • Coconut Cream, Milk and Water Created: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Many food products can be made from coconuts, including coconut cream, coconut milk, and coconut water. Each has its own characteristics and culinary uses." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Mayonnaise Vs. Aioli Created: Sunday, January 13, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Mayonnaise and aioli have almost become synonymous in the American culinary scene as Chef's scramble to make humble mayonnaise sound more appealing. Although the two sauces have similarities, they...
    • The Science of Kneading Dough Created: Sunday, October 14, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Kneading bread dough allows loafs to be light and fluffy, but how does it work? Learn the science behind kneading dough." itemprop="description">>
    • What is Sesame Oil? Created: Saturday, September 15, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Sesame oil is widely used in Asian cooking and is prized for its flavor and antioxidant content. The variety of sesame oil you buy will dictate how and when it should be used."
    • What is Kale? Created: Sunday, March 11, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Kale is a green, leafy vegetable that is part of the cabbage family." itemprop="description"> Sunday, February 12, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Fortified wines are wines to which a distilled spirit has been added. They tend to be sweeter and have a higher alcohol content than regular wines." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • A Biography of Anthony Bourdain Created: Thursday, March 03, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      He’s tough, he’s cool, he’s been to hell and back, and for the past 10 years he’s been traveling around the world. Once a humble dishwasher, Anthony Bourdain has built a suc...
    • What is Oolong Tea? Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      What is Oolong Tea? How oolong tea is made, oolong varieties, brewing methods, and health claims.
    • What is Ice Cream? Created: Friday, July 06, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Ice cream is a popular frozen dessert made out of cream, milk, sugar, and other ingredients. It has been popular since the creation of refrigeration." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • What is Corned Beef? Created: Saturday, March 03, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Corned beef is a type of salt cured meat that is traditionally eaten during St. Patrick's Day celebrations and is a common deli item year round." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • What is Absinthe? Created: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Absinthe is a strong spirit with a light green color and long, sordid history. Although banned in many countries for decades, the notorious spirit is gaining a comeback." i--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --...
    • What is Matcha? Created: Sunday, April 06, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Matcha Basics: Production, preparation, and uses.
    • Salt Varieties Created: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      There are many varieties of salt, each containing a unique blend of minerals that provide color, flavor, and texture to food.
    • Buttermilk Substitutions Created: Saturday, April 23, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      A variety of options for substituting buttermilk in recipes." itemprop="description">
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    • What is Coconut Water? Created: Sunday, March 16, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Coconut water may be touted as a miracle drink, but it is a simple, natural, refreshing beverage that has been enjoyed for hundreds of years.
    • What is Coconut Milk? Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      Discover how coconut milk is made, how it can be used, and its nutritional content.
    • What is Old Bay Seasoning? Created: Sunday, March 09, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014
      Old Bay Seasoning is a classic blend of herbs and spices used to season seafood and many other dishes.
    • Popular New Orleans Cocktails Created: Sunday, February 19, 2012 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Cocktails are an integral part of New Orleans. Learn about the most popular cocktails in town, some which were born here, others that the city has adopted." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • What is Champagne? Created: Sunday, February 12, 2012 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Champagne is a variety of sparkling wine produced in the Champagne region of France. It derrives it's unique bubbles from a second fermentation process within the bottle." Sunday, December 11, 2011 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Eggnog is a traditional holiday beverage made with milk, sugar, eggs, and alcohol. Eggnog is popular in the United States and Canada and is often served at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's ...
    • What is Crab Boil? Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Crab boil is a large part of food cultures along the coast of the United States. Explore the flavors, uses, and types of crab boil on the market.

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