Healthy Living 101

Sake Cocktails

Sake, also known as “Rice Wine” is an alcoholic beverage that is made by fermenting rice. The sake is light in color and has a sweet flavor. It contains around 14-16% of alcohol and is less strong than whiskeys and vodkas. You can either use beer or wine to make sake cocktails. On the other …

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Hennessey Cocktails

A Soldier’s Experiment Sitting outdoors is so much fun, having casual conversations as the gentle breeze gushes by. The pandemic has made us all a little uncomfortable about being locked indoors. It’s time we cherish each other’s company and say it all out. The story of Hennessey cocktails began in 1765 when Richard Hennessey (an …

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Substitute for Pine Nut

People around the globe love Pine Nuts due to their richness, kind sweetness, and smooth texture. Undoubtedly! they are the fanciest among all the nuts. They are amazing for both sweet and savory recipes. But what if we run out of pine nuts in a recipe where it’s a key ingredient? Here are a few …

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How to Store Mint?

The herb mint is routinely used to enhance the freshness and flavor of dishes as well as beverages. Its refreshing and cool taste boosts not only the taste but also the aroma and color of food. But as with most herbs, fresh mint has a rather short shelf-life, so cooks often ask: how to store mint? …

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Substitute for Thai Basil

Thai Basil comes from Southern Asia and is very similar to regular Basil. However, they do differ in taste as Thai basil is slightly sweeter in taste, hence it is also called sweet basil. It also has a spicy kick to it similar to that of star anise known for its spicy and minty taste. …

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What Goes With Stuffed Peppers?

My all-time favorite meal is stuffed peppers. Beautiful looking green bell peppers with a delicious stuffing of meat, rice, tomato sauce, and some rich cheesy craziness. However, you can stuff your pepper with anything you like! It is often really hard to decide between the side dishes to serve that perfectly complements your main dish. …

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Substitute For Ground Cloves

Ground Cloves – The Main Ingredient in Your Recipes! We have heard about ground cloves since forever; it seems that it dates back thousands of years! No wonder our ancestors always rave about this little dark brown pod-like shape spice. Ground cloves are a key ingredient in recipes that adds a unique flavor to spice …

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How To Cut Green Onions?

Today in this article we will look into how to cut green onions. They are also referred to as scallions, are much like the traditional onion in taste, but they differ in certain characteristics. Such as; They are sweeter Crisp in texture Have a very mild flavour Green Onions are closely related to mini vegetables …

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