Ingredient Substitutions

Whether you’re making an emergency substitution or experimenting with a new flavor, follow these suggestions for dry herb and spice alternatives. As a general rule, start with half of the amount the recipe calls for (unless directed otherwise), and add the spice until it suits your taste.

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Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide [Infographics]

Get ready for Thanksgiving with these 5 visual step-by-step instructions to guide you how and when to start, how to cook and replace what, how to prepare the main dish, how to set the table and being the best host, and lastly, what to do with the leftovers.

All about Apples [Infographics]

One of the most versatile fruits, apples can be baked, stewed, juiced and dried into many different culinary creations. “The apple is one of Earth’s most iconic foods, symbolising everything from health and beauty to evil and ingenuity.”

Scroll down to learn, not only the health benefits of this widely popular fruit, but also their varieties, their origins and which are the best to eat raw, to bake or to sauce.

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A Guide to Cooking Grains [Infographic]

If you tend to buy the likes of rice and quinoa out of the bulk bin, then chances are your grains don’t come with cooking instructions. If you always scratch your head wondering how much water to add or how long to cook your grains, then take a look at this handy list.

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Seeds you Need and how to Eat them [Infographic]

Seeds aren’t just fun to eat, they’re healthy in a surprising number of ways! Below are the four seeds Laura Jeffers (MEd, RD, LD) recommends to boost your nutrition.

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Guide to Grains [Infographic]

The team of Greatist has made it easy for us to identify some of the healthiest grains and their health benefits along with some recipe suggestions and cooking tips. Have you tried all of them? Let us know 🙂

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Guide to Flavor Profiles [Infographic]

Guide to Flavor Profiles [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

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This is part of a ‘How to Maximize Flavor’ series by Cooksmarts, which include a “Guide to adding flavor with Aromatics” [Infographic], a “Guide to using Fresh Herbs” [Infographic] and “5 Sauces you can use on Everything” [Infographic].

Understanding how to combine and balance flavors is an incredibly important cooking concept, and it’s especially evident in Asian food. Maybe this is why just about everyone enjoys Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, or Japanese cooking.

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