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Water-Velvet Meat For Better-Than-Takeout Chinese Food At Home

The velveting technique is the secret Chinese food places use to make sure meat stays tender and silky (velvety!). If you don’t want to do it with the traditional oil-blanching, use water instead.

How To Freeze And Reheat Rice

Making rice is a time consuming affair and it’s frustrating when you just want to eat some in a hurry. But did you know it’s really easy to make rice in advance, freeze it and then reheat it when you need to? Here’s what you need to do.

Make Granola From Anything You Have On Hand With This Ratio

Making your own granola is easy and can save you money over the pricey store-bought stuff. If you’re not sure how to get started, just remember this ratio: six parts dry ingredients to one part wet.

Give Last Nights Spaghetti A Makeover By Making Meatball Sliders

Nobody likes to waste food, but the problem with leftover takeout is that, at its best, it’s less tasty version of whatever you ate the night before. (Exception: Thai food. Leftover Thai food is bomb.) But, with a little creativity, it’s possible to resolve this issue by transforming old, cold leftovers into delicious new dishes.

Make This Universal Spice Mix And Put It On Everything

Making your own spice blends saves you money and makes sure everything you cook is packed with flavour. If you’re looking for a blend to get you started, this one from Chef Tim Love is great on anything — even ice cream.

Make 'Roast' Chicken In Half The Time With The Help Of A Pressure Cooker

Roast chicken is awesome, but it does take over an hour to make in the oven. What if you could speed that up and roast the chicken in about 30 minutes? If you have a pressure cooker, you can.

Add Grated Cheese To Pasta Before The Sauce To Mix It In Better

Usually, pasta is served with grated cheese on top of the sauce, but venerable Italian cooking book The Silver Spoon suggests you do the reverse.

Take Your Marinara Sauce To The Next Level With A Little Lemon Zest

Marinara sauce is a classic everyone should learn how to make. If you want to make your recipe standout, a little lemon zest will really make the flavours pop.

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Finding the perfect cookie recipe is no different than any other scientific experimentation. This video explains how to use baking science to find the perfect chocolate chip cookie that suits your palate.

Microwave A Complete Spaghetti Squash Dinner In 15 Minutes

Spaghetti squash is a delicious and nutritious alternative to real pasta noodles. Normally, prepping one to eat takes 45 minutes to an hour in an oven, but you can steam an entire half in your microwave a lot quicker.

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