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How to Muddle Fruit without a Muddler

Are you planning to level up your cocktail game? Muddling is the key! Muddling is a process of mashing or pressing herbs and fruits to release their juices and essences to create fresh flavors. This technique is always used to help achieve the fresh taste of well-loved cocktails like a Whiskey Smash or mojito. Muddling … Read more

How to Use Dish Soap in Dishwasher in a Pinch

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What do you do when you run out of dishwasher detergent? It is very tempting to use dish soap instead, especially when you don’t have clean plates to use for breakfast. However, this seemingly minor substitution, believe it or not, can result in chaos in your kitchen. By itself, dish soap should never be used … Read more

How To Make Dumplings From Scratch Without Baking Powder

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Dumplings are a versatile and fun food to make:  you can use them as an appetizer, entrée, or even dessert, and you can stuff dumplings with almost anything you have in the fridge! But what if you’re inspired to make some Japanese dumplings or chicken and dumplings and realize you have no baking powder in … Read more

Baking Powder for Keto

We know that the Keto Diet is low-carb, which means cutting out many things from your diet. This also requires us to find substitutes for most of the ingredients we use each day.  Is baking powder allowed on the Keto Diet? We’re going to help you understand what baking powder is, why it’s needed in … Read more

How to Substitute for Baking Powder in Cookies

If you are looking for a way to substitute baking powder (including sodium free baking powder) with something else in cookies, then you are not alone. I know that I seem to struggle regularly to find baking powder in my kitchen. In fact, I usually get really excited when I think I see it but … Read more

How to Use Smoker Chips in Any Type of Grill

Smoker chips are wooden chips that emanate a flavored smoke when you burn it. When you blend more than one smoker chip together, they give off a combination of different flavors. If you want to use smoker chips, first, know about the most common types to use for grilling. The 5 Types of Smoker Chips … Read more

How to Make Buttermilk with Almond Milk

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    Can you make buttermilk almond milk?  Buttermilk is the name used for a number of different dairy drinks. Originally, it referred to the liquid that remained after the curdling process, during which milk was churned to make butter from cream. It is commonly used in recipes for a number of different foods, including … Read more

How To Make Guacamole With Unripe Avocado

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Avocado is one of the most fickle fruits on the market. With its delicious taste, versatility and health benefits, it’s also one of the most popular. Your grocery store probably tends to carry avocados at all different points of ripening. One of the worst feelings in the kitchen is cutting open a fresh avocado, only … Read more