Cooking Tips & Tricks

Cooking Tips

Cooking tips on preparing various recipes, a wide selection of spices, tips on storage of ingredients and other insider secrets from the world of chefs. Find the most useful cooking tips for the modern housewife. Try our culinary tips and give us your rating.
Never, Ever Heat These Foods in the MicrowaveNever, Ever Heat These Foods in the Microwave
26 Jan.
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No matter how much tastier your food is when heated, there are certain ones that you should never heat in the microwave, as this takes away from their nutritional value.
Culinary Secrets for Making the Perfect Salads and AppetizersCulinary Secrets for Making the Perfect Salads and Appetizers
01 Nov.
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Never soak fresh mushrooms in water. Instead, wash them as quickly as possible under running water and place them in water with vinegar, so they don't lose their color.
How to Make a Cheap Wine Taste First ClassHow to Make a Cheap Wine Taste First Class
28 Oct.
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Pour the contents of the bottle into the blender and turn it on for 30 sec. That's it! In this short time, the wine will significantly improve its quality.
The Secrets to a Delicious RisottoThe Secrets to a Delicious Risotto
28 Oct.
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When preparing risotto, it's best to use Italian varieties of rice and never long-grain.
The Perfect Menu for a Day's Outing or PicnicThe Perfect Menu for a Day's Outing or Picnic
25 Oct.
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The most important thing for any outing is to bring enough water, as well as fruits, with you. You can wash them the day before, dry them and arrange them in a plastic lunch box so they don't get damaged while you're walking.
Culinary Tricks That Every Homemaker Needs to Know!Culinary Tricks That Every Homemaker Needs to Know!
20 Oct.
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Old potatoes won't blacken during boiling if you add a little vinegar or lemon juice to the water you're boiling them in. You can freshen lettuce leaves by putting them in warm water for 10-15 min.
The Perfect Drinks for a PartyThe Perfect Drinks for a Party
29 Aug.
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A gentle punch with rum goes perfectly with fanciful cocktail bites, while there's nothing better than a real mint julep to cool off with during the summer days.
Top 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect PieTop 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Pie
09 Aug.
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It's very important to work with quality products, the water and butter for the pie crust need to be cold. The containers, utensils and even your own hands must also be cold.
Say Yes to Pizza with Less Calories!Say Yes to Pizza with Less Calories!
04 Aug.
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If you decide to make a pizza at home, you can choose the right ingredients that are sutiable for you, so that it still has its amazing taste but also less calories.
Here's Why your Fruits and Vegetables SpoilHere's Why your Fruits and Vegetables Spoil
03 Aug.
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Perhaps it's happened to you a bunch of times - you go the fridge and find your fruits and vegetables ruined. And then you might ask yourself the question: how do I keep them fresh and good for consumption longer?