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There are a ton of dishes that heavily rely on tomato paste for flavor. The intense and concentrated sour taste of the tomato paste is what enhances dishes like ragu, spaghetti bolognese, and Spanish rice.
Hence, if you’re versatile in your cooking, having a tomato paste in your cupboard is crucial. But what happens if your run out? What’s a good substitute for tomato paste? Does the flavor change? We’ll be helping you answer these questions!Continue reading
French onion soup is rich and savory, great for any occasion: eat it on its own, an appetizer, or a hangover cure. It is flavorful on its own, but for some people, soup is not satisfying enough for one whole meal.
In this article, we will help you find out what to serve with French onion soup for a simple but delicious three-course meal easy enough for anyone at home to make!Continue reading
Recently, spicy foods seem to have taken the internet like wildfire for some reason. From the two-minute spicy Asian dishes to your spicy buffalo wings, chili has become an important ingredient in almost any dish.
However, despite the demand for chili or chili paste, it is still a little bit difficult to find them in local grocery stores. So today, we are going to help you find the best chili paste substitution that is compatible with almost, if not all dishes.Continue reading
One of the difficulties that home cooks encounter is finding different food combinations. No matter how long we have been doing this, we, the household chefs still run out of recipes to try.
One day I just found myself cooking some meatloaf for the family and thinking, “What goes with meatloaf?” Have you ever asked yourself this question? It may be silly and random, but it is something important.
If you are a mother, a father or even a house help, your goal is always to satisfy the people you serve.
With this, you have to be creative in preparing your meals. So, I have done a little bit of research for myself and other meatloaf enthusiasts out there. Let me narrow down a few helpful tips and suggestions for you.Continue reading
Being the designated home cook or household chef can be tough. You are always expected to hash out great recipes that will satisfy all the cravings of everyone in there.
I, for one, am always tasked to prepare all the meals in the house. And now that I have been doing it for a long time, I think I already know all the ins and outs of basic cooking.
I know which herbs and spices are lacking, and which ingredients should be mixed in first.
Just recently, I have learned how to thicken alfredo sauce. Yup! It sounds a little random, but it has been one of the few struggles I’ve had with cooking pasta dishes. I did a “thorough” research about it so that I can share it with first-timers too. Read on and find out which techniques are best for your meal.
The holidays can be as colorful as your red velvet cupcakes, candy cones, and rainbow cakes. Baking is truly a fun activity especially when your kids can help in their little ways. But when kids accidentally spill food color on her body, that’s when the stress begins.Continue reading
Did you ever wonder what your dream food would be like? Most probably, it would be a combination of your favorite sauces, meats, starches, beans, and other sorts of toppings that you can add!
Though the random mixture may appear like it's a leftover snack, this ultimately new tasty hack is the next food for the gods—the stuffed peppers.
Stuffed peppers are one of the classic American dishes that could be easily prepared and served anywhere and anytime you want.
May it be during breakfast, lunch, snack, or dinner time, this classic little treat can satisfy a hungry stomach. But aside from the main dish, people are also inventive of what to serve with stuffed peppers.
Various recipes are already available all over the net. From beans to beef, people have been creative in their stuffed pepper recipe.Continue reading
Smoked salmon is one of my favorite food. Unfortunately, other members of my family do not share my particular passion for this fish. I have tried to find small packages of smoked salmon, but it is only available in some large packs.
Although it is expensive, I usually end up throwing out almost a quarter of the package. The reason for that is I cannot eat the whole of it quickly enough. So, saving the remaining part of smoked salmon for later is what I intend to do now. Can I freeze smoked salmon?Continue reading
The chicken salad sandwich is considered a complete but light meal. The bread provides carbohydrates, chicken provides protein, vegetables like lettuce and tomatoes are excellent sources of dietary fiber and mayo for some fat.Continue reading