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Associated more with English cooking than American, the gooseberry is a popular ingredient in a number of delectable desserts. The red berries have a sweet taste akin to that of figs or grapes, unripe they taste much tarter. It is usually the unripe berries that are used in dishes, and they’re often countered with sugar

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Most people who like wine have never seriously considered making their own, but making wine is an interesting and enjoyable hobby which is actually surprisingly easy, and which offers many advantages over buying wine from the store. The most obvious advantage is that it saves money. The start up equipment is fairly inexpensive, and the

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More and more people are either finding that they are gluten intolerant or are making the choice to follow a gluten-free diet. In order to produce gluten-free holiday dishes, it is important to understand exactly what gluten is and what products are likely to contain gluten. It is usually best to use only products that

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Many types of Christmas treats exist around the world. The USA itself has a wide variety, but numerous desserts can be found in other countries. The Italians serve a cookie called “Amaretti”. The cookies are made from almonds, a popular seed since ancient times in Italy. Besides the almonds, they also include egg whites and

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It was a lovely balmy night last night and so I went to visit my neighbour. We sat in her garden and her husband offered me a beer, now I don’t usually drink for the sake of it but it was such a nice night and we had had such fun that I ended up

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Greens are full of vitamins, but they are not universally popular. Here are three ways to cook leafy greens so your family will eat them. Maybe. Colcannon Colcannon is Irish comfort food. It is filling and delicious, and cooking it makes a new apartment feel like home. Some people make this dish with cabbage, but

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According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are certain foods you should avoid after giving birth. These are basically foods that are considered “cooling” and which are harmful for post-natal mothers because (1) the body has a lower temperature without the baby’s additional pulse (2) the surgical procedures involved in childbirth increases the body’s immunity to

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