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Mar 28 2017

Twenty One Recipes Every One Should Prepare At Least Once

  Learning to cook might seem overwhelming but it does not need to be. Prepare the recipes below from scratch, and you will be introduced to the basic cooking skills you need to make just about anything.   The skills you want to learn  include how to: dice an onion, prepare garlic, separate eggs, beat [...]

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Feb 17 2017

Learn to Cook Six meals by Age Sixteen

Six by Sixteen http://sixbysixteen.me/  wants to teach young people to plan and prepare six nutritious, locally sourced meals by the time they are sixteen years old. It was started as a public health initiative in Ontario Canada and it is a great idea. Those who learn to cook at home will cook when older and [...]

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Aug 31 2016

Bean Burgers

A simple vegetarian burger can be made by combining cooked lentils with rice and flavorful seasonings, add breadcrumbs and eggs  to make it hold together. Learning to cook with lentils is highly recommended because they are rich in protein and nutrition and they cook faster than other dried beans- no pre-soaking required. These burgers take about 30 [...]

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May 18 2016

Salsa Verde Made with Tomatillos

Salsa Verde Salsa Verde adds flavor to Mexican foods but don’t stop there. Use it as a salad dressing, add it to cooked rice and beans, as a sauce on any cooked meat such as grilled fish, chicken or steak and on top of vegetables for an extra burst of flavor. Salsa Verde is made [...]

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May 09 2016

Make Your Own Burrito

  Start by making Refried Beans , then fill a tortilla  as pictured above, folding it so the ingredients are tightly wrapped inside. A 10-inch tortilla works best.   Refried beans Cooking beans with onion and garlic makes them very flavorful, the name  sounds as if they are very high in fat but they are not. [...]

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