Cooking How-to

Cooking How to will help you discover the correct procedures for preparing a variety of meals. Read about how to saute vegetables, grill a streak, bake fish and more.

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There are many differences between butter and margarine that produce different results when used for cooking. How do you know if you should be using butter or margarine in your cooking? Learn more about butter and margarine.

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Dessert is one of the sweetest pleasures in life. Learn about baked and frozen fruit treats, low-calorie delectibles and how to make your own ice cream. Find dessert tips and recipes in this article.

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Chicken is an economical and versatile meat that is used in most American meals. How much do you know about cooking chicken? Find common questions about cooking chicken, answers, and tips to help with your next chicken dinner.

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Cooking with chocolate is full of challenges, from which type to use to how to melt it. Cooking with chocolate can produce some excellent desserts that will be the hit of any party. Find answers to common questions about cooking with chocolate.

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Adding flavor to meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables is easy with these simple marinating tips. Marinades typically use an acidic ingredient that acts as a tenderizer for tough cuts of meat. Learn answers to some marinating tips questions.

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A diet that includes good fats such as olive oil can protect your heart by raising your beneficial cholesterol and providing protection from heart disease. Get your questions answered about oil olive and oil substitutions in recipes.

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Citrus fruits like lemons and limes are great sources of important nutrients. Find tips and helpful ideas to incorporate citrus into your diet.

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Pork is a good source of protein and can be a healthy part of the diabetic diet. Many cuts are quite lean. Learn how to choose and store fresh pork, get cooking questions answered and view these recipes.

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Pumpkins are naturally good for you. They are high in fiber, Vitamin A, and potassium. Learn which types of pumpkins are best for cooking and treat your palate to these recipes for pumpkin flan, pumpkin pot pie and more.

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This article answers non-stick cooking and baking questions, with advice on cookware and non-stick cooking spray. For instance, do you know how to get all of a sticky ingredient off of a measuring spoon? Learn more about non-stick cooking.

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It's easy to fall into a monotonous meal routine, but it's just as easy to change it up a bit, too. The next time you're at the market, try to pick up some items that will give "pop" to a dish Get tips and ideas.

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Pasta is a common dinner item, but preparation isn't always a piece of cake. Ideally, pasta should be served immediately after cooking, but sometimes this isn't possible. How can you keep it warm until serving time? Learn some of the answers to questions about pasta.

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You don't have to be a gourmet to love cooking. We'll show you the best cooking methods to create feasts or simply feed yourself. Learn how to cook using our step-by-step instructions in this article.

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Roasting is a rather simple cooking option for preparing meat. What's more, the end result is truly juicy and delicious. Find tips for roasting prime rib, lamb, and ham in this helpful article.

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After the menu has been planned, the groceries bought, the table set, and the cooking done, one of the more formidable tasks involved in holiday meals and dinner parties still remains -- carving the meat. To help you carve the main attraction like a pro, follow the helpful guidelines in this article.

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Learn how to prepare and cook vegetables in this article. With a little practice, you'll soon be chopping, dicing, seeding, and zesting like a pro.

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More and more Americans are eating seafood, but few are cooking it at home. Learn about the different varieties of fish and shellfish, as well as ways to prepare seafood in your own kitchen.

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Stacked layers of long noodles, sauce, cheese, and meat -- the ingredients of lasagna work together to make every bite come alive with flavor. Learn how to make lasagna in this article.

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Meatballs are a great addition to all types of pasta, and even better, they are relatively simple to make. Follow the guidelines in this article to help you make a perfect meatball every time.

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Eggs are one of the world's most versatile foods. They can be prepared in many ways -- from simple scrambled eggs to an elegant omelet. Learn all about cooking eggs with the help of this article.

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Whether steamed or eaten raw, clams are a delicious shellfish that can easily be prepared at home. Learn how to cook, clean and shuck raw clams properly and efficiently.

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Not only is fish easy to cook and versatile, it's also delicious and nutritious! Learn how to cook fish, whether you prefer to bake, poach, pan-fry, or use another cooking method.

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The possible combinations of pasta and sauce are limitless and may even be a little intimidating. Learn about choosing and making the many delicious types of pasta in this article.

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Lobster is usually considered a luxury food item, but you can enjoy this shellfish more economically if you cook it at home. Learn different ways to cook lobster with the help of this article.

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You've heard the phrase, "it looks good enough to eat." Garnishes are designed for that very reason. Complement the flavor and style of the food you're serving with these beautiful garnishes.

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