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Dice, Chop, Slice: A Guide To Knives

By Fix.com, August 20, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Fix.com

Kitchen Knife

The array of kitchen knives available is pretty awesome. From light paring knives to heavy cleavers, it is easier than ever for today’s wielder to learn the cutting edge techniques, and become better cooks.

The structure of the knife consists of a metal blade, with a tang protruding off the back end. A handle is fitted to the tang for grip. From the front of the knife to the back we have the tip (the pointy front), following along the sharp edge you round the heel of the blade, and move up the bolster, which is the rear edge of the blade that creates space between the handle and the edge. Then you hit the handle, and return along the spine of the blade to the tip.


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Quick Dinners with Roasted Chicken

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 18, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sonoma Chicken Salad

If the start of a new school year is having you scramble for convenient meal solutions, take note: Roasted chicken is the shortcut tip of the season. But all roasted chickens are not created equal. Our chickens are 5-Step™ Animal Welfare Rated and raised without antibiotics or added growth hormones. (Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones when...

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14 Ideas for Greek Yogurt with Recipes

By Allison Burch, August 18, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch



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Greek yogurt is big in my house. We keep two tubs of plain in the fridge so we won’t run out.

There’s just so much you can do with it…and it tastes so good! With a drizzle of...

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DIY Ultra-Hydrating Hair Mask

By Paige Schilt, August 18, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Ingredients for DIY Ultra-Hydrating Hair Mask

If you’re blessed with naturally curly hair, sometimes your locks need a little extra love. Maybe heat and humidity have made your ends go frizzy? Perhaps color treatments or frequent washing have wreaked havoc on your hair cuticle, the outermost protective layer of your hair?

We asked Rose Hyde to help us with a hydrating hair mask recipe that you can whip up at home. Rose is an ethnobotanist and co-founder of Alaffia, a remarkable company committed to empowering communities and sharing African women’s knowledge about traditional body care ingredients...

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Peanut and Nut Butter Alternatives + How to Make Sunflower Seed Butter

By Alana Sugar, August 17, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Chocolate Buckeye Candies

When I was child, there was no such thing as nut or soy nut or seed butter at the local grocery store. There was peanut butter or there was nothing. Although allergies to peanuts (a legume) and tree nuts were seemingly not as common as today, there were no alternatives to peanut butter, and no yummy recipes like Chocolate Buckeye Candies made with sunflower seed butter for children (and adults) with peanut or tree nut allergies who were missing out.


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