When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But before you make any refreshing recipes, from drinks to dessert, know how to store lemons, as well as all citrus fruit. To keep them at their best, and enjoy all the tart and juicy benefits, learn how to select and store them properly. Get all the info here on Foodal.
Before you measure out that baking powder, you need to read this. Learn how to test to see if it’s fresh, and what to do if it’s not. Discover why you can’t just substitute baking soda, and finally understand the chemistry behind leavening, in this informative article from your friends at Foodal.
Mushrooms are a beloved ingredient for many dishes, adding a rich, umami flavor to vegetables, egg dishes, meats, and more. Easy to prepare, they unfortunately don’t have an extensive shelf life once picked – but with the proper storage techniques, you can enjoy their fresh flavor for much longer. Join us now for a look at how to choose, clean, and store these tasty fungi!
Bay leaves are used in several global cuisines because of their subtle, herbal flavor and their delicate, lightly floral fragrance. A must for slow cooking stews, soups, and braises, they’re also a natural in quicker dishes like fish, poultry, pasta, and risotto. Join us now for all the details on how to choose and use this tasty herb!
Whether you call them scallions or green onions, these mild alliums add their distinctive flavor to numerous dishes that range from salads and soups to compound butters and roasted meats. Read along now for all the info on how to select, store, and prepare these pretty flavor bombs!
Do you have a recipe that calls for blanched almonds but you just have regular nuts in your pantry? You can blanch and deskin them yourself in a couple of minutes. Find out what you need to know now!
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.
Creating your own batch of homemade mayonnaise is tops for bright, fresh flavors with all natural ingredients. But if you try to rush it, a made-from-scratch batch can be a bit finicky and break into a curdled nightmare. If this happens to you, we’ve got two quick and easy fixes to restore its velvety texture. Read more now on Foodal.
Have you ever wondered how chefs prep those perfectly cleaned shrimp for your cocktail? It’s called deveining, and it involves careful peeling and removal of the guts. To perfect your technique, read more now on Foodal.
Stocked up on fancy cheese and you want to make sure it stays tasty until the last bite? Not sure what the part of your fridge labeled “Cheese Drawer” is for? Never fear – Foodal has your comprehensive guide to wrapping and storing fine cheeses in your home refrigerator so they stay fresh until they’re gone!