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Learn the correct way to cook white, brown or other exotic types of rice, as well information on pasta, sauces here.

Types of Pasta – Facts and Trivia

As anyone cruising down the spaghetti aisle in a supermarket can attest to, pasta comes in a large variety of shapes and sizes. The Italian word pasta comes from ‘paste,’ which is what the mixture of wheat flour, egg,...

How to Make Hot Wings – Honeyed Asian and Zesty Grilled Wings

Hot wings are a great contemporary snack, first course or can be used as a main entrée. And if you'’ve ever gone to a restaurant that served spicy hot wings that were finger-lickin'’ good, you'’ probably wondered how to make the wings yourself. The trick is just to get...

Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans

Nutmeg, or Myristica fragrans, is an evergreen tree in the Myristicaceae family. The tree actually produces two spices used in the culinary world: mace and nutmeg, nutmeg being the seed of the tree (which is found at the center of its fruit). The spice is native to Indonesia and...

Storing and Serving White Wine – Keep the Temperature Consistent

To get full enjoyment from your white wines, it is critical that you store and serve them properly. Storing White Wine For short-term storage of wine, either white or red, there is no special technique required. But if you are looking to store your wine for a period of weeks or...

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