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The Taste of Latin America: 5 Traditional Dishes

The flavors of Latin America are more popular than ever and have practically become a staple of the American diet. While most of feast frequently on enchiladas, tacos and burritos, Latin America is host to a wide variety of traditional dishes as varied as they are delicious. Empanadas Popular throughout …

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3 tools every amateur chef needs

The key to making great dishes at home is having a well-stocked kitchen and a few key tools at the ready when you are feeling inspired. Here are a few things that every amateur chef should keep in their kitchen to turn out professional quality meals any night of the …

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Understanding classic espresso drinks

In a world of double tall extra-hot skinny no foam mochachinos it can be hard to know what to expect when walking into a professional coffee shop staffed by professional Baristas. While these shops may seem intimidating compared to your local Starbucks, the jargon is easy to learn and most …

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Using canned pumpkin in your autumn menu

Halloween is only a week away and the stores are full of bright orange, cheery pumpkins but if prepping a 12lb fruit sounds like too much work for a weekday night canned pumpkin makes a great alternative for incorporating the same flavors into your menu quickly and easily. Easy homemade …

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The best wines for a cool autumn evening

Summer is officially far behind us and Halloween is rapidly approaching. The urge for a comforting glass of wine seems to increase in direct proportion to the decrease in temperature and summer’s chilled chardonnay doesn’t satisfy the way it did just two months ago. It’s time to update the wine rack for …

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McDonald's to test Asian style noodle dishes

According to McDonald’s spokespeople, the worldwide fast food chain is ready to try out a new market. The burger chain plans to launch two Asian inspired noodle dishes in Austria this week as part of a world premiere to test the market and judge consumer demand. McNoodles will be available …

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4 Benefits Of Online Culinary Classes

Whether you aspire to become a prestigious chef or simply to take up the culinary arts as a new hobby, online culinary courses can open up doors for many people. While opponents to online culinary programs may argue that obtaining such a degree necessitates hand- on experience with in person …

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5 Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less

Eating healthy is important, but sometimes, our schedules require that we order takeout or hit the drive-thru on our way home because it’s easier and less time consuming. And while it is more convenient, it can have damaging effects on our health. Nobody said that cooking a healthy dinner had …

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Using Technology To Make Coffee

Technology is a wonderful thing, particularly when it helps us streamline our modern and very busy lives. One area where there is evident is in brewing our morning cup of coffee. Here are just some of the newer ways technology is becoming part of our daily caffeine fix. Coffee Makers …

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