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The History Of Hamburgers: Not An All-American Food After All

May 12th, 2014

The hamburger is a staple meal for Americans, whether it's ordered to go in a fast food drive-through or cooked on a charcoal grill on a warm summer afternoon. This popular food item may be synonymous with American cuisine, but its history dates centuries into the past in distant lands. Eastern origins The first recorded history of a ground meat patty came with...

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How to Make Peanut Butter Fudge

May 5th, 2014

If you're a peanut butter fan, you can make peanut butter fudge with only four ingredients - milk, vanilla, sugar and peanut butter.Fudge is one of the easiest candies to make, but Food.com offered one warning to those who haven't tried it before now. Overcooking fudge can cause it to be too crumbly rather than smooth and dense. So the cooking of fudge requires...

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Try These Exciting Baked Salmon Recipes

May 5th, 2014

Few fish offer the rich flavor of salmon, which is also loaded with nutrients that are not only heart-healthy but boost one's mood. It's truly one of the wonder foods of the sea, and extremely versatile. Baked salmon can be simple or sophisticated, and it's so easy to make that novice cooks won't have to shy away from featuring it on their menus.Salmon is...

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Tips For Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

May 5th, 2014

Although grilled cheese is one of the simplest lunches to cook, there is a certain quality about it that makes it a classic American food staple. If you're getting a bit tired of using the same grilled cheese recipe, there are many things you can try out to create a more unique and delicious sandwich.Here are just a few things you can do to spice up your next grilled...

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Make Healthy Dinner Recipes On the Grill

April 30th, 2014

With the spring season fresh out of the gates and warm weather creeping through the clouds of a long-lasting winter, families everywhere are getting ready for the rising temperatures. After hibernating for the coldest months of the year, many are looking to not only increase their fitness routines, but revitalize their eating habits.The grill is one of the most popular cooking...

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Try a New Zucchini Bread Recipe To Make a Tasty and Nutritious Treat

April 16th, 2014

When zucchini comes to mind, many people may envision a rich tomato sauce and Italian-style dishes. While that's a perfectly good way to use this delicate and nutritious vegetable, zucchini is also a great choice for sweet, spicy bread, with or without nuts. When made into zucchini bread, this summer squash shows how much flavor and moistness a simple...

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Need a New Bacon Recipe Idea? Try Bacon Bowls With Various Fillings

April 16th, 2014

For those who think that everything tastes better with bacon, the bacon bowl was inevitable. It became famous "As Seen on TV," but this mouth-watering invention is here to stay, if bacon lovers have anything to say about it.The bacon bowl is built on an inverted mold with a handy lip to catch the bacon fat and spouts to pour it off. Once the crisp "bowl" is removed from the...

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How To Make Red Velvet Cupcakes With Ice Cream In The Middle

April 8th, 2014

You've probably been craving a satisfying dessert lately, and have been on the lookout for a new recipe to fulfill your cravings. Why not consider making some delicious red velvet cupcakes - but with an ice cream sandwich twist? The best part about this dessert is that it's relatively easy to make, requiring a simple set of materials and food. Check out the...

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Spice Up Cream Cheese Frosting With These Fun Variations

April 4th, 2014

When you think of cream cheese frosting, the dessert that comes to mind is probably carrot cake. Somewhere along the line in cakedom, an imaginative pastry chef thought that carrots would work just as well in cake as they do in a stew and came up with a creamy, cheesy spread that offset the cake's spices perfectly.Cream cheese - made principally of skim milk, milk fat...

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Cookbooks Every Kitchen Should Have

March 29th, 2014

Whether you're a seasoned home chef or just beginning your quest for culinary competency, your bookshelf can benefit from the addition of some key cookbooks. Since most people cooking at home aren't professional chefs, the most helpful recipe books won't be the most complicated and specialized. Here are a couple of cookbooks to cover the essentials...

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