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If you have ever cooked broccoli as part of a recipe before, you’re probably well aware of two things – it can be incredibly tasty, and leave an unwelcome smell in your kitchen. For all the former’s fantastic delicacies, there’s no nice way to put the latter – broccoli can stink up your kitchen and dining room. Cooking with broccoli is enough to make you lick your lips and wrinkle your nose, and possibly at…

Garlic is commonly used in foods of all varieties. But did you know that roasted garlic can not only taste great but also fit into a variety of recipes that you use on a daily basis? When garlic is roasted, it is transformed into an earthy, buttery treat that can really amplify any dish. There are some people out there that have been roasting garlic for a long time and they are wondering what the…

Brussel sprouts are commonly used in the cooking process, especially by people who like to maintain a proper control over their diet. To maintain a balanced diet, you have to incorporate all kinds of foods into your diet, including vegetables such as Brussel sprouts. However, one of the biggest issues that many people face regarding cooking Brussel sprouts is the fact that they tend to smell quite a bit. In fact, there are quite a…

When you realize that your potatoes have started turning green, you’re faced with the dilemma of whether to throw them away or salvage them for some good eating. How do you decide which way to go with this decision? Well, ask a bunch of people what they do. You will find that some cut their losses and toss the green potatoes while others cut away the green parts and use the rest anyway. And both…

People think of carrots as a sturdy, crunchy veggie, but many people are surprised by how prone they are to cracking. After all, none of Bugs Bunny’s carrots seemed to be cracked or split! So you may be wondering: Why do carrots split? Are they still edible after they split? Is there a way to prevent carrots from cracking in the first place? Well, this article has the answers you are looking for! Can’t Take…

If you enjoy carrot cake on even a somewhat regular basis, there is a good chance that you have sliced into a fresh, hot carrot cake and something doesn’t look right. The carrots, normally orange in color, look to have turned green. This can be a concerning experience. After all, when things are different than what we know them to be, it can be disconcerting. But it turns out that there is a reasonable explanation…

Eggplant makes for a delicious meal. Think about any time you have had a ratatouille or eggplant parmigiana; you no doubt loved every bite. If you enjoy eating eggplant regularly, you may have an important question with an uncertain answer: do I have to peel the eggplant? If you are preparing an eggplant meal in your home, it is important to know whether or not the skin can be involved. In short, no, you do…

Garlic makes for a wonderful addition to just about any meal. It provides that extra depth of flavor that can take a good meal over the top and make it excellent. It only makes sense to want to add it to as many meals as you can. But there are those that refrain from eating garlic for one reason: the smell. Garlic is quite potent in its aroma and it can stick with you for…

You might have just cooked an Italian feast, or your mom came over to make lots of homemade family recipes for your family. Or maybe you just experimented with garlic in a new recipe and perhaps used way too much. Whatever the case, now you are seeking information on how to get rid of that garlic smell. Well, you’ve come to the right place! This article will explain thoroughly how you can rid yourself of…

Eggplant is a delicious, versatile food. It can be the star of a dish or simply act as a strong supporting character. In any event, it only makes sense that many people would want to keep eggplant stored in their fridge to use in a future meal. The problem is that eggplant can oxidize in the fridge and go bad. This can happen especially quick when the purple skin has been cut or punctured. They…

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