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Tip: Stay-Fresh Guacamole

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February 3, 2014
Tip_Stay-Fresh Guacamole

I recommend eating guacamole fresh, right after you make it. But if you need to store it, try this tip! Store guacamole in the fridge, in an air-tight container, with the pit in the center. This keeps the avocado a nice green color for about 1 day.
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Tip: Your Nose Knows

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January 15, 2014
Tip_Your Nose Knows

There are millions of cooking and baking tools out there, but I’d like to remind you of the easiest and most readily available tool you have–your own nose. When cooking and baking, pay close attention to what your nose is telling you. When sauteing garlic–notice as soon as it becomes fragrant. Once you smell...
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Become a KP Subscriber!

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March 11, 2012
Ask KP

An easy way to find out What’s KP Cooking? is to subscribe to the website! Simply type your email address in the “subscribe” box on the home page, and click the “subscribe” button. Then every time a new recipe is added to the site, you’ll receive an email with a direct link. Now how...
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Tip: Getting Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

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March 1, 2012
Kids Eating

With spring in the air, let’s all embrace the fresh produce once again gracing grocery shelves and farmer’s market tables. And by “all,” I do mean all in your family. Your kids should also take part in the fruit and vegetable enjoyment. If that’s a challenge for you, these strategies might help. Eat your vegetables. It’s monkey...
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Tip: How to remove grease

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December 27, 2011
Tip Removing Grease

You know how you always do something in a particular way, and just assume that everyone else does it that way too? Not always true though, right? So just in case you need a trick for removing grease from your pan as you cook, I’ll share mine. It’s simple–use a turkey baster! After your...
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Tip: Freezer Friendly Recipes

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October 9, 2011
Freezer Foods

Instead of buying bland-tasting, overly-processed packaged foods from your grocer’s freezer section–try making a few extra home-made meals and freeze them yourself. Kinda like having your very own freezer section at home  Here are some tips for properly freezing and thawing foods: http://allrecipes.com/HowTo/freezing-foods-a-real-time-saver/detail.aspx And here are some freezer-friendly KP recipes to try. Happy cooking...
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On the move…again!

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April 21, 2011
San Francisco

First, my sincerest apologies for the month of silence on here. What have you all been cooking while I’ve been away?? I hope no one starved without me Maybe you remembered to look back at the 300+ recipes already posted here..I hope so! Second, my excuse for the long absence is a good one–my family and...
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Tip: Cooking Corn on the Cob

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October 22, 2010
cornOnTheCob

My Dad taught me how to steam perfect corn on the cob in the microwave years ago. Corn is one of the few things that actually cooks better in the microwave. Never again will you have to wait for a giant pot of water to boil! Here’s all you need to do: Keep the fresh...
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Tip: Toasting Nuts

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October 5, 2010
pecans

Wanna know the quickest and easiest way to get toasted nuts? Throw ’em in the microwave! Place the amount of nuts you need to toast on a microwave safe plate and cook ’em on high for one minute. Stir and cook for another minute. No need to dirty any pans or turn on the...
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Tip: Marinating Fish

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June 12, 2010
Tip: Marinating Fish

I used to think that you had to marinade fish overnight in the fridge, like other meats. But no–that’s not true. Fish is a delicate meat and should never marinade more than 30 minutes. If you let it go longer the fish gets mushy and actually starts to “cook” in the marinade. Don’t worry,...
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