How to Clean and Cook Squash Blossoms

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How to Clean and Cook Squash Blossoms

One of the greatest rewards of gardening is getting to eat delicious parts of the plant that are not commonly found at the grocery store. The golden blossoms from a squash plant are a seasonal treasure. These delicate flowers have a subtle floral aroma and mild squash flavor that makes them a...
Danielle Prewett Jul 26, 2021
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How to Pan Roast Fish

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How to Pan Roast Fish

If you want a golden-brown crust on a thick fillet of fish, pan roasting is the best way to achieve it. Pan roasting fish is a simple technique. As the name implies, it combines two cooking methods: pan searing and oven roasting. By combining these two techniques you can create an evenly cooked...
Wade Truong Jul 19, 2021
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6 Ways to Preserve Herbs

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6 Ways to Preserve Herbs

The arrival of spring comes with a long list of to-dos in order to get garden beds in shape for the upcoming growing season. One of those tasks is pruning herbs to stimulate growth and cut out anything dead. This annual cutting yields an abundance of herbs that can’t possibly be used fresh before...
Danielle Prewett Jul 15, 2021
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3 Ways to Perfectly Cook Crab Legs

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3 Ways to Perfectly Cook Crab Legs

Crab boils are always a great time to sit down with friends and family. Knocking out the meat from a tough crab shell can be work, but it pays off when you get to dip that tender piece of crab into freshly melted butter. Cooking crab legs is not a daunting thing—it’s actually rather easy. If you are...
Bri Van Scotter Jul 15, 2021
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How To Make the Perfect Steak Sauce

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How To Make the Perfect Steak Sauce

We know a perfectly cooked venison steak doesn’t need anything else, but sometimes we just want to indulge. The best way to do that is with a simple pan sauce in the same skillet that you’ve cooked your meat in. It’s an easy way to dress up dinner without laboring over an elaborate recipe. Use this...
Danielle Prewett Mar 22, 2021
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Lab-Grown Meat is Here to Stay and It Might Change Everything

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Lab-Grown Meat is Here to Stay and It Might Change Everything

Right now, in advanced laboratories across the world, meat is being grown outside the body of an animal. Petri dishes are packed tight with a stringy red substance that has the look, feel, and maybe even taste of a real burger. Back in 2013, Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University introduced...
Ben O'Brien Mar 22, 2021
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How Eating Meat Made Us Human

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How Eating Meat Made Us Human

Anthropologists generally agree that eating meat was a pivotal change in early human diets. But they are still piecing together exactly how we evolved from big-stomached plant-eaters into big-brained meat-eaters about 2 million years ago. For example, a study published this March in the academic...
Sarah Keller Jun 21, 2019
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