Blog: Tips

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    Why Apple Cider Vinegar is Perfect For Marinating Meat

    Marinades are a centuries-old way of preparing meat. They were first used in the Renaissance to make meat juicier or to mellow the flavor of game. Today, marinades are generally used to bring out the flavor of the meat. An ideal ingredient for this purpose (among many other uses!) is apple cider vinegar. As a […]

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    November 29, 2018
  • Hummus, A Great Ally In The Kitchen

    Hummus is a highly versatile spread that works wonders with all kinds of dishes, including grilled fish and roast chicken, as well as making a delicious dip for vegetable crudites.

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    November 8, 2018
  • 5 Tips to Understanding Pasta

    You cook it at home, you can find it in restaurants all over the world, you invent and reinvent it with whatever you’ve got at hand and you can’t get enough of it. If you’d like to know more about this highly versatile ingredient, here are five tips to understanding pasta. Pasta is a great source […]

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    September 7, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts: Size Matters! Brussels sprouts are known to sometimes to have a bitter taste. How do you know which are bitter and which are not? From their size! Size affects flavor. The smallest Brussels sprouts are the least bitter. The larger Brussels sprouts can be used for roasting since the high heat will bring […]

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    July 31, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Spinach

    Spinach is considered a superfood because it has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and potassium. Cooking spinach can be tricky. A bunch of fresh spinach gets dramatically smaller when cooked. […]

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    July 23, 2018
  • How To Barbecue Like A Master!

    Good weather can only mean one thing, barbecue season! When the sun is shining, it’s the perfect time to pull out the grill and get creative with your barbecuing skills. But don’t forget that barbecues aren’t just for hamburgers and hot dogs—they can be whatever you want them to be. So, give your imagination free […]

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    May 18, 2018
  • Seasonal Fruits & Veggies to Enjoy this Fall

    Fall is such an exciting time of the year. Apart from Halloween costumes and hay rides, the autumn season also brings a bountiful harvest of healthy and delicious produce, ranging from squash and sweet potatoes to apples and pears. Check out our chart to see what produce is in season!   Try some of our recipes […]

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    October 10, 2017
  • Grilling Tips From STAR

    Keep It Hot. Preheat your grill 15 to 25 minutes before you plan to start cooking – this will help sear the food, improve flavor, and prevent sticking. Brush It Off & Oil It Up. After preheating, use a wire grill brush to clean off any debris that has accumulated on your grill. Then, to reduce […]

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    May 19, 2017
  • Make Mom Feel Like a STAR on Mother’s Day

    Take advantage of Mother’s Day to show your Mom just how much she means to you. Here are some ideas to help you make the most of Mother’s Day!

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    May 11, 2017
  • Tips for a Healthier 2018

    If you take small steps in the direction of your goals everyday, you’ll soon find yourself with redoubled energy, loving the way you feel and look, and more eager to make small, healthy changes to your daily routine. Here are some starter tips.

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    February 8, 2017
  • Survivial Guide to Eating Lunch Out

    Survival Guide for Eating Out at Lunch

    If you have to eat lunch out, pay attention to what you eat. Here are some handy tips…

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    June 14, 2016
  • Hints for a First Date at Home

    Tips for a First Date at Home

    It’s no secret that the way to someone’s heart is often through their stomach. Here are some ideas for hosting your first date at home.

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    June 7, 2016