How to Prep an Artichoke with Zero Fear

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If you love using jarred or canned artichokes for various recipes, give yourself a new culinary challenge and learn how to prep it fresh. Foodal’s step-by-step tutorial will show you exactly what you need to do to prepare fresh, whole artichokes. We promise it’s not as scary as it may seem. Read more now.

An Easy Frosting-Free Way to Decorate Cupcakes

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Not a fan of frosting? Wish decorating desserts was easier, and less of a hassle? Try this super quick, no-frosting technique to make pretty cakes and cupcakes. All you have to do is dust powdered sugar or cocoa powder over a stencil to create the most beautiful designs on top of your favorite cake. Read more.

How to Cook Brown Rice in an Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot Brown Rice)

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Forget about boiling water on the stovetop, it’s time to learn how to cook brown rice in an electric pressure cooker. This appliance simplifies the process of cooking this whole grain, and it comes out perfect every single time. Make it for dinner or cook a big batch for prepping meals throughout the week. Read more.

Spice Up Your At-Home Cocktail Hour with Pantry Ingredients

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Since happy hour has been moved to your comfy couch, it’s time to learn how to change up your at-home cocktail routine. Mastering the art of mixology has become more important than ever, and you can do it yourself with ingredients that you already have on hand. Get creative and play with new flavors! Read more now.

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

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If you’re looking to eat healthier, it’s important to set yourself up for success at home. From your fridge to your pantry, keeping your kitchen stocked with healthy staples can go a long way in revamping your current eating habits. Get this complete guide for how to stock a healthy pantry now.

21 Fun and Tasty Pantry Snacks to Satisfy Any Kind of Craving

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Feeling a little hungry in between meals? Make some room in your pantry for these 21 fun and tasty pantry snacks to satisfy all kinds of cravings and snack attacks. We feature a range of different flavors and textures, from sweet and salty to meaty and chewy. Read more now.

Mastering the Art of Artisan Sourdough Bread

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Learn to make your own sourdough bread at home. From creating and maintaining a starter to baking a beautiful artisan loaf, we’ve got every step covered. Don’t let wild yeast scare you! Our handy guide will walk you through step by step, and answer everything you need to know. Read more on Foodal now!

15 Big and Bold Pantry Condiments for Fun Home Cooking

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Looking for ways to add extra flavor to dinner? With a well-stocked pantry full of delicious ingredients, your meals will always be fun to make and eat. Get our suggestions for the best big and bold pantry condiments to bring excitement and huge flavor to your home cooking. Read more now.

Meat Thermometers: Take the Guesswork Out of Cooking Protein

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Using a simple little gadget like a meat thermometer can prevent over or under-cooked meat, and eliminates guesswork altogether – making you look like a brilliant star in the kitchen! Simple to use, inexpensive, and small enough to store in a drawer, an accurate thermometer can deliver sumptuous, and perfectly cooked meats time after time.

Get Your Seasonings in Order: The Best Spice Racks

Are you looking for the best spice rack? One that will keep you organized? Foodal’s got you covered, with reviews of the best models. Once you discover how to efficiently organize your seasonings, you’ll find you enjoy cooking a lot more. Check out your options now.

Foodal’s In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners: 5 Great Brands Reviewed

Foodal's In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners

Preserving your garden’s harvest, or seasonal produce when it comes on sale, is just flat-out smart. A pantry full of jams and jellies, chutney and pickles for the year is economical, you get to control what goes into the foods you eat, and it’s fun to produce them as well. You can produce a variety of low-acid foods, including garden veggies, fish, poultry, game, and meat. And while they make look a little complicated, they actually have a simple design and are easy to use. Get the whole story now!