Maybe not to everyone's liking, but if you are a fan of cooked marrow bones, they are easy to make at home. The rick, unctuous taste of warmed marrow spread on toast is both unique and delicious. Start at your butcher by getting 3 or 4 pieces of marrow bone 1½-2" (3.5-5 cm) thick, cut crosswise as in the picture... Read more




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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 2 billion people worldwide suffer from anemia, many caused by iron deficiency. In so-called developing countries, half of pregnant women and 40% of preschool children are estimated to be anemic. The WHO recommends dietary diversification including iron-rich foods and enhancement of iron absorption, food fortification and iron supplementation. Unfortunately, many of those... Read more




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What is a 'Mimosa'? -Daniel In the culinary world, 'mimosa' can mean one of three things: A drink, typically served at breakfast or brunch, made from equal parts of champagne and orange juice; A preparation, similar to a deviled egg, where a hard boiled egg is cut in half lengthwise, the yolk is mashed and combined with mayonnaise and other... Read more




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I have a recipe for vol-au-vent pastry that says to dock the shell before blind baking it. I know what blind baking is, but what is 'docking'? -Jerry To dock something means to poke it with holes. This is done with flat breads, crackers and pastries when you don't want them to expand too much during baking. It works by... Read more




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