What is Frisée and How Do You Use It?

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New foods and cooking techniques are coming into vogue all the time, and it can be intimidating when unfamiliar language appears on menus and in recipes. If you have been wondering about the meaning and use of frisée, read on and learn what it is, and how it is grown and prepared to showcase its best characteristics.

How to Poach Eggs to Perfection

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Poached eggs are a timeless brunch classic, and a reliable go-to option for making meals in a pinch. But so many people are afraid to make them at home. Want to learn how easy it is to prepare them to perfection on the stovetop? We share our handy cooking tips and serving suggestions. Read more now on Foodal.

A Look at the Top Tea Storage Solutions and Containers

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Are you a hot tea lover? Do you have boxes and bags cluttering your cabinets? Let’s get organized! How about a decorative bamboo tea chest to present to your guests, or a colorful set of canisters? This informative article from Foodal reviews popular storage containers that will keep your tea organized, so you can enjoy a hot cuppa in style. Read more now!

Rediscovering a Classic: How to Select, Ripen, Store, and Prepare Pears

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Sweet, juicy pears are available year round, but they are sometimes upstaged by more exotic seasonal fruits. Join us as we take a close look at this stalwart staple of the produce aisle, and learn how to ripen, store, and prepare some flavorful and versatile varieties, right here on Foodal.

Easy as ABC: Apple Beet Carrot Juice

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Get out your juicer – we’re making homemade Apple Beet Carrot Juice. You’ve got to try this tasty beverage recipe. Easy as ABC, it’s packed full of nutrients your body needs. Add an optional teaspoon of spirulina to boost your intake of protein and omega-3s. Read more now on Foodal.

Homemade V8-Style Tomato Juice

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Are you looking for a zesty beverage to whip up in your juicer? How about making Homemade V8-Style Tomato Juice? Packed full of tomatoes and sweet bell peppers, the added zing comes from savory herbs. Enjoy a refreshing glass in the morning, or as an appetizer before dinner. Get the recipe here on Foodal.

Gluten-Free Lactose-Free Mandarin Orange Sponge Cake

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If you are looking for a delicious dessert to serve your guests, search no further! This exceptional mandarin orange sponge cake is the perfect ending to a festive meal, and it is gluten and lactose-free to boot. The secret to its light and moist texture is potato starch. Get your new favorite dessert recipe on Foodal now!

9 Festive Foods for a Prosperous New Year

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Are you looking for a festive way to ring in the New Year? Why not invite fortune to smile upon you with 9 traditional good luck foods from around the globe? Let the experts at Foodal tell you what to put on your menu, to celebrate in style with high hopes for success and happiness in the coming days!

The Feast of the Seven Fishes: Plan a Christmas Eve Celebration

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Have you heard of the Feast of the Seven Fishes? Learn about this popular Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition, and plan a holiday seafood extravaganza. How would you like to enjoy bouillabaisse, wild black cod, or buttery baked shrimp scampi over pasta, all in one festive meal? Get these recipes and more, right here on Foodal.