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How to Blanch and Shock Vegetables

Blanching and shocking is one of the best ways to cook vegetables. You'll get perfectly cooked, gorgeous veggies every time. Here's how to do it.
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15 College Dorm Kitchen Essentials

15 College Dorm Kitchen Essentials

Whether living in a dorm or a first apartment, here’s a list of kitchen must-haves for students starting out on their own.
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How to Make a Bechamel Sauce

How to Make a Bechamel Sauce

A classic for a reason, Bechamel is the definitive white sauce, one of the French “mother sauces” and a standard in many dishes.
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How to Temper

How to Temper

Tempering, in its simplest form, means to bring two liquids you plan to blend together to a similar temperature before combining them completely.
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How to Simmer

How to Simmer

Simmering is a skill that flies under the cooking radar, but once you know what it is and how to do it, it's an incredibly useful tool for your daily cooking arsenal. In short, simmering is the very beginning stages of a boil in a pot of water or another liquid.
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12 Dishes to Make With the Easy Pancake Molds

12 Dishes to Make With the Easy Pancake Molds

Pancakes in fun shapes are a great way to start the day for the young and young at heart.
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