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We write about all things related to cooking and kids. We've categorized all our posts to help you focus on the topics that interest you most - from kitchen tools to cheeses, chiles, spices, fruits, nuts, vegetables, grains and legumes, and more. Some topics fall into multiple categories as well. Explore the topics and you might be surprised at what you learn. For example, did you know that olives and avocados are a fruit? Read more below.
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Seasonings and Flavorings • Chiles • Kitchen Tools • Herbs • Different Types of Fruit
Legumes and Grains • Nuts • Cheeses and Dairy • Vegetables • Syrups and Sweeteners
Vinegars • Kitchen How-Tos • Drinks
Learn About Seasonings and Flavorings
Seasonings and flavorings make your food come alive. Below is a list of some of the blogs posts we've written on this topic - just click on one of the posts below to learn more. However, for a complete list of all the posts we've written about seasonings and flavorings to use in your cooking click here.
Learn About Chiles
There are hundreds of different types of chiles. Chiles add so much yummy flavor to your food. And they can really make your food spicy if you like that. But not all chiles are spicy. Most importantly, chiles are loaded with tons healthiness for your body (you can read more here about the healthiness of chiles). Click on any of the posts below to learn about that particular chile, or for a complete list of all the posts we cover on chiles, click here.
Learn About Kitchen Tools
Kitchen tools help you cook delicious food. Learn about the different tools that are important to you in the kitchen and what they are used for. We have written quite a few posts about kitchen tools and for the complete list click here.
Learn About Herbs
Herbs are similar to spices in that they add flavor and aroma to foods - the main difference is that the part of the plant they each come from. Herbs come from the green leafy part of the plant and spices come from all other parts of the plant. For a complete list of all the herbs we cover, click here.
Learn About Different Types Of Fruit
We're all familiar with fruit - grapefruit, pomegranates, berries are fruits we're often very familiar with. But did you know avocados and olives are considered fruit as well? How about vanilla? That's a fruit too. Click here for a complete list.
Learn About Different Types Of Legumes and Grains
We cover legumes and grains below. Beans are one type of legume you're probably very familiar with. Legumes are very healthy - loaded with vitamins and minerals essential for our health - and they are an important part of cooking. Click here for a complete list.
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Learn About The Different Types Of Nuts
Learn more about nuts below - packed with healthiness such a good oils and proten, nuts are a common ingredient in cooking. Click here for a complete list.
Cheeses and Dairy.
Learn about the different types of cheeses - hard cheese, soft cheese, fresh or aged, full of flavor or mild.
There are many different types of cheeses - some you are likely familiar with and some not.
Vegetables. Learn more about these healthy food items we all cook with.
Learn more about vegetables below - vegetables are an important part of cooking yummy and healthy meals. For everyday use, we consider mushrooms a vegetable, but they are actually fungi - learn more about them and other yummy vegetables below. Click here for a complete list.
Syrups and Sweeteners.
Learn more about syrups and sweeteners below.
Learn more about vinegars.
We cover a variety of topics below - explore the different types of pastas, to how to make a compost bin, stove basics, and the differences between fresh herbs and dry hers.
Learn more about vegetables drinks below.
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