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A Dummies Guide to Being Cool at a Restaurant: Eating a Whole Fish
How to Eat a Whole Fish: The Dummy’s Guide to Good Manners

There are things we love but never order because, TBH, we don’t know how to eat them. Example number one: a whole fish. We love fish: grilled, seared, baked. Fish is light and mild but pairs so well with flavors we crave and associate with summer (citrus, herbs, yes, please!).


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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?


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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.


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How to Light a Charcoal Grill Like a Boss
How to Light a Charcoal Grill Like a Boss

It’s grilling season and though we love grilled food, before we gathered up the courage to try it ourselves, lighting a charcoal grill seemed like a daunting task. There’s fire and smoke and charcoal and lighter fluid… But rest easy. Lighting a charcoal grill is actually a simple process.


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How to Roast Beets (and How Not to Stain Your Hands)
Cooking School: How to Roast Beets Without Staining Everything You Touch

Chances are you bypass the beets are the farmers market every single time. They’re kinda plain looking and who has time to prep them? You do! Beets are delicious, versatile, and healthy veggies you should be using in everything. Here’s how you can prep them, without driving yourself crazy.


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