Category: Food

Homemade Hot Dog Relish

April 19, 2016 | By

Whether at the ball park or at home, a hot dogs are always enjoyable. Wherever they are eaten, a little relish on top makes them even better. When the relish is homemade, the love and care that are placed in making the relish comes through in the finished product. Making your own relish is also […]

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Jersey Italian Hot Dog

April 18, 2016 | By

If you hang out in New Jersey long enough you’re bound to discover their famous Italian Hot Dog. Jersey Italian Dogs are the essence of a great, hot, sloppy, “out of this world” delicious hot dog! If you are lucky enough to be able to get to the Jersey Shore boardwalk or a North Jersey […]

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Tests to see if your Kitchen Knives are Sharp enough

April 17, 2016 | By

In order to get the best out of your kitchen knives, they need to be sharp enough to do the job for which they are intended. For example, a vegetable knife should be able to slice through vegetables without exerting much pressure. In the case of a meat knife, you shouldn’€™t need to saw through […]

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How to Test the Freshness of an Egg

April 16, 2016 | By

Many householders don’t keep eggs for long enough to be anything but fresh. However, if you live alone, or simply aren’t very organized, you may find a few eggs sat in the fridge and be unsure whether they are fresh enough to eat or not. It isn’t always enough to go by the time that […]

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Add your own Flavors to Homemade Ketchup

April 15, 2016 | By

If you’ve run out of ketchup and need it for tonight’s dinner, you can make your own. If you have a can of tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar and salt, you can whip up a batch of this sweet/tart sauce in a short time. Add a few herbs and seasonings and you’ll have a ketchup sauce […]

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Homemade Ketchup for Beginners

April 15, 2016 | By

This recipe for ketchup is easy for anyone to make.  You need: 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 dried chili (if you like it hot) ½ teaspoon of Cayenne pepper 1 cinnamon stick 2 bay leaves 4 lbs about 2 kg fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped ½ teaspoon […]

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Health Benefits of Ketchup and Tomato Sauce

April 14, 2016 | By

A bottle of ketchup can be found lurking in most kitchen cupboards. It has become an essential store cupboard stock item and is one of the few condiments that is likely to be used before the ‘best before date’ elapses. It is simply a great ‘must have’ as a dollop of gaudy red ketchup will […]

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How to Make Tomato Ketchup

April 13, 2016 | By

Tomato ketchup is probably one of the most well known condiments used in various dishes around the world, However, there is a tendency for us to purchase store bought ketchup as opposed to making it from scratch, and you might wonder what is the point of making something from scratch when you could walk into […]

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Biblical History of Spices

April 13, 2016 | By

SPICES IN SCRIPTURE Seeking a deeper meaning in your daily cooking? Did you know that several familiar spices and herbs have a biblical history? Here are many popular spices, along with their biblical names and Scriptural citations. ALOE Aloe, listed biblically as ahalim, was used in ancient times to prepare a body for burial. This […]

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The Multi Purposes of Cardamom

April 12, 2016 | By

Sometimes referred to as the queen of spices, cardamom is a member of the ginger (zingiberaceae) family. It is native to India and Southeast Asia and two types exist, green cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum) also known as true cardamom, and black cardamom (Aromum Subulatum). Green cardamom is more common than the black variety and yet it […]

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