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Disposing of Cooking Oil Properly

Lets say you just made a great batch of hot and greasy bacon. The bacon is of course delicious but you find you are left with a pan filled of bacon fat and grease. You figure that you can just pour it down the sink, at first all goes well but in a couple hours you notice that your sink is backed up and the water is not draining down the drain properly. This is the first clue that you failed to dispose of your cooking oil properly. The reason you can not dispose of cooking oil down the drain is because of the chemical make up of the oil. Cooking oil is classified as a lipid which is water insoluble. Since water is insoluble disposing of cooking oil properly means more than just pouring it down the sink…

What Can Sunflower Oil Be Used In?

I know what you’re thinking… “Sunflower oil doesn’t have many uses”. Well, yes it does. Sunflower oil is one the most versatile types of oil that you can find. It has many types of properties and uses in different areas of our lives. It is used in the food industry and also in the automotive industry. Quite a vast difference between the two, I know. But I’ll go through all the various ways that sunflower oil can used in daily living.

The Lean Mean Food Slicing Machines Chefs Prefer

Do you wish you could save time when prepping food? Then consider using those same kitchen tools which professional chefs prefer, because it’s safer, faster and a whole lot more fun belting through prep with a food slicing machine, either manual or powered.

How Vietnamese Chao Tom Is Prepared

Chao tom is a traditional seafood dish in Vietnam which comes mainly from central Vietnam region. It is made from shrimp surimi (paste prepared from the meat of shrimp) grilled on a sugar cane stick.

Making a 30th Birthday Cake

Making a 30th birthday cake can seem hard and stressful. It’s really not if you can plan correctly.

Creative Cookery

Love food, but nervous about cooking? Scared you’ll make a mess of it? This article will give you confidence and inspiration to get started.

7 Ways to Get the Most From Your Microwave Oven

Today’s microwave ovens are made to last a long time. However, you can get more from your oven if you follow these seven helpful tips.

Try A New Whole Grain This Week!

Do you eat the same grains over and over each week? Consider trying a new whole grain… buckwheat. Learn how buckwheat is prepared and why it is so good for you especially if you are on a gluten-free diet.

Why Most Modern Food Is Not Food

Food is vital to maintaining good health. Yet we constantly force our bodies to run on sub-standard fuel. Often we are not completely at fault, we can only do the best we can, with what we have. In this article we look at what has happened to food and what we can do about it.

What Is the Difference Between Parboiled Rice and Basmati Rice?

Rice is a valuable food source all over the world and forms an important part of our staple diet. It is popular because it contains many valuable nutrients and is affordable to most people. Notably white rice is the most common parboiled rice in the world but basmati is also widely used. If they are both a type of rice then what is it that distinguishes the two?

8 Must Try Foods for the Elderly

Do you remember when you were a carefree youth and you happily counted 2 bags of crisps as a healthy lunch? It seemed that back then you could eat anything and pretty much get away with it, but now as your body is changing you need to be more aware of what you eat and dispense of those bad eating habits. Old age may be creeping up on you but there are things you can do to slow down the process and keep yourself physically fit and mentally agile.

Fish-Suppliers and Fish-Fillet

A cleaned and bone-free cut or slice of the fish meat is a fish fillet. It’s easy to eat even for kids since the fillet is boneless and you don’t have to put effort in separating bones from the fish meat while eating.

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