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How to: Core and seed bell peppers

These vibrant orbs are a staple in my kitchen as they add a little zest and spice to almost any dish. Looking at a bell pepper, however, provides no indication of flavor, use, or even how to get to the inside. But fear not my novice chefs, while your technique may need a little time […]

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How to: Slice an avocado

   We’ve all been there: that mess – unintentionally reminiscent of guacamole – on the floor, pit under the fridge, knife in one hand, and avocado mush on the other. Yes, slicing an avocado can be tricky and downright disastrous, especially when using a dull knife. This easy-to-learn technique, however, will have you slicing and […]

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Kitchen Essentials

Before tackling any recipe, a home chef must have an exceptionally stocked pantry. A dull knife can easily chop any cooking motivation you may have had and cooking in the wrong pan is a fast-track to take-out or delivery. Don’t be daunted by the list below, everyone knows Rome wasn’t built in a day after […]

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