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  1. What is a Raw Food Diet, and is it Right For You?

    What is a Raw Food Diet, and is it Right For You?

    What is a raw food diet, and is it right for you? Well to begin, you should never start any diet without consulting your doctor. Only you and your doctor can determine if any diet is right for you. So,...

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  2. Sustainable Fish: Do You Know Where Your Seafood Comes From?

    Sustainable Fish: Do You Know Where Your Seafood Comes From?

    Sustainable fish is a term that you are probably seeing on a lot more menus these days.  Unlike most food fads, this is one that won't be going away any time soon.  A lot of us have been guilty of...

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  3. What is a Braiser? How Does It Differ From a Dutch Oven?

    What is a Braiser? How Does It Differ From a Dutch Oven?

    A braiser is a wide, heavy bottomed pan with a tight fitting lid. It has shallow sides that are usually sloped. Its wider bottom allows you to sear a large cut of meat. It is made of a heavy duty material...

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  4. The Difference Between Roasting and Braising

    The Difference Between Roasting and Braising

    Roasting chicken in the oven There is a big difference between roasting and braising. The two may be different, but both can be done in the oven. You can roast our food or simply braise it. It is important...

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  5. Mediterranean Cuisine vs. Mediterranean Diet

    Mediterranean Cuisine vs. Mediterranean Diet

    Mediterranean cuisine What is Mediterranean cuisine? Mediterranean Cuisine is the ultimate in fusion food; with the vast amount of land that is considered to be Mediterranean there are a lot of different cultures that attribute robust and hearty fla

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  6. What is Pho?

    What is Pho?

    Pho Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup Pho is a Vietnamese soup that originated about 100 years ago in Nam Dihn Province near Hanoi during the French colonial period. In its infancy the dish consisted of rice noodles, beef broth, and boiled beef. But Pho..

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  7. What is...an Egg In A Mug?

    What is...an Egg In A Mug?

    Breakfast Are you in a rush but don’t want to eat another breakfast bar? I have a great idea for you on those hectic mornings when you want something more substantial but don’t have a lot of time. Let...

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  8. What Is Remoulade?

    What Is Remoulade?

    Coalfish with Remoulade Remoulade is a mayonnaise- or aioli-based sauce that is popular with seafood and fish. Remoulade is similar to tartar sauce, though it is arguably a little more flavorful. It often contains paprika or horseradish, and those..

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  9. What is...Shawarma

    What is...Shawarma

    Shawarma Sandwiches Sometimes on TV or in magazines you see the popular dishes at restaurants advertised. For the most part you might recognize the name of the special dish, sometimes you might not. Here's a little look at a...

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  10. What is A Mother Sauce

    What is A Mother Sauce

    A Variety of Sauces What is... a mother sauce? A mother sauce is one of the five sauces that are used as a base to make many other secondary sauces. The five mother sauces are: Béchamel- This basic sauce is...

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