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What is Curing and How Do You Do It
Word of the Week: What is Curing and How Do You Do It?

Salting, smoking, pickling, brining, and corning are all curing methods that help flavor and preserve a variety of meats, fish, and vegetables. However, by definition, curing simply means to be preserved by salting. Why salt? Salt helps draw out water while simultaneously creating an environment that is not conducive to bacteria. Long story short, curing helps keep your food edible for longer while developing its flavor. Who can say no to that?


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Cinnamon Tequila Donuts
Cinnamon Tequila Glazed Donuts

These Cinnamon Tequila Glazed Donuts are sweet, bold and perfect for happy hour! Covered in a homemade cinnamon tequila glaze, they are sinfully delicious.


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Blueberry Rum Donuts
Blueberry Rum Glazed Donuts

These Blueberry Rum Glazed Donuts have a tangy zip to them thanks to fresh orange zest making them the perfect edible night-cap.


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Word of the Week: What is Sweating and How Do You Do It
Word of the Week: What Is Sweating [In Cooking] and How To Do It

Sweating is a technique you may be performing in the kitchen already without even realizing it. Whenever you make a soup, stew, or stock for instance, you have probably allowed the onions, celery, and carrots to sweat before adding the remaining ingredients. Sweating, simply, is cooking vegetables with a small amount of fat over low heat until they are tender.

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Vanilla Ginger Salt

This Vanilla Ginger Salt is perfect for adding to baked goods, sprinkling on top of truffles or cookies for the perfect balance of sweet and savory.


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Spiced Orange Salt
Spiced Orange Salt

Whether you sprinkle it on a dark chocolate truffle or a glazed pork chop, this Spiced Orange Salt is a must have to boost the flavor of your favorite sweet and savory delights.


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Lemon Coriander Salt
Lemon Coriander Salt

Add this Lemon Coriander Salt to poultry, pork chops, baked potatoes (and roasted ones too)! The sky is the limit, so use this finishing salt for any savory dish that could use a pop of flavor.


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Chile Habanero Salt
Chile Habanero Salt

Looking for a salt to spice things up? Look no further than this Chile Habanero Salt made with a green chile hot sauce for a salt that can’t be beat!


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Garlicky Red Bean Burgers
Garlicky Red Bean Burgers

Forget the meat and take a bite out of these Garlicky Red Bean Burgers that are filling, flavorful and pack a punch!


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