1. Waste not, want not – freezing eggs

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    Many recipes call for either yolks or whites. How many times have you washed egg whites down the drain while only using the yolk; like in pasta carbonara? How often have you thrown away 6 perfectly good tediously separated yolks after using the whites for meringue? So much waste! Think of the times you thought you had eggs but didn’t and had to drop everything and to go to the supermarket; infuriating. Did you know that in a home freezer,…

  2. The simple way to prepare baby food

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    Buying baby food is expensive. People want the best for their children and the big companies know this. Making baby food at home is simple and cheap. Prepare the food, let it cool and toss it into a blender. Choose your ingredients according to your baby’s age and as your baby’s palate develops and mix flavors as your creativity sees fit. This is a simple technique for making pure natural homemade baby food which works well for making purees from any…

  3. Vacuvita Chef: Every za’atar has its hummus

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    I have discovered za’atar for a while now and since then I cannot quit eating it. That interesting combination of sesame, lemon and spices reminds me of my fascination with the flavors of the Middle East. Ingredients 10 tablespoons of sesame (seeds) 5 tablespoons of oregano 5 tablespoons of marjoram 3 teaspoons of basil 3 teaspoons of thyme 2 tablespoons of sumac 2 lemons Use only dry condiments! Combine the oregano, marjoram, basil and thyme and heat in a nonstick…

  4. Classic marinara sauce for busy days

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    We all lead busy lifestyles in one way or another. The world is getting smaller and competition is getting tougher and we all have to put in the hours to make the difference. Whether you’re a corporate lawyer or a busy mother of three. Between work, school, social and home it seems like sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day and we usually end up suffering too keep up with life in the fast lane. One of the…

  5. How to store potatoes

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    We all want to be economical, right? We want to strike while the iron is hot and get the best deal on everything we can. But what happens when you end up with 10 kilos of potatoes? Classic storage methods state that you can put them in a cool, dry and dark place and they will stay fresh. It seems easy by design but can still be tricky because when not stored properly, your potatoes could go to waste. Fortunately,…

  6. Vacuvita Chef: Couscous cakes with salmon

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    The kitchen is the place where I manage to best put my imagination into practice. I could stay there for hours as every moment is an opportunity to experience a new combination! I enjoy couscous in any form and this time I combined it with chickpeas to get some flat savory cakes to accompany a piece of salmon, all covered with red pepper cream sauce. The ingredients SALMON – 200g salmon fillet – Juice of half a lemon – Salt…

  7. Easter menu made easier

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    Eаѕtеr mеаnѕ thаt іt is time tо gаthеr wіth your family and friends, and eat lоtѕ of tаѕtу dishes. Whеthеr уоu аrе having a brunсh оr dіnnеr, there аrе рlеntу оf fun meals to be сrеаtеd. Either уоu hаvе a dish thаt you trаdіtіоnаllу bring to this fеаѕt or соnѕіdеring trуіng оut a new rесіре, everything can be a winner on Easter. You only need to make sure you have good ingredients and that you put passion into preparing the food, and…

  8. Homemade pasta and how to keep it fresh

    homemade pasta recipe vacuvita

    Dо уоu like pasta? Have you ever considered making it at home? Most people think that a machine is required to make their own pasta whilst others think it is too dіffісult tо duрlісаtе at home using crude means. However, even the mоѕt inexperienced сооk can lеаrn hоw to make grеаt раѕtа at hоmе. The result will be a сulіnаrу delight that rivals dishes created at the highest-rated rеѕtаurаntѕ on the рlаnеt. All you need is: * Thrее large eggs…

  9. Making smoothie packs for daily usage

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    Making great tasting and healthy smoothies is a very simple and fun process, but how about making smoothie packs for daily usage? Preparing them up front on the weekend or when you have some free time would transform the entire preparation process into a very easy one. There are a few things to consider before making smoothies and probably the most important is that you may include plenty of ingredients: fruits, vegetables, tofu, yogurt, fruit juice, milk, and pretty much…

  10. How to prepare the best guacamole

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    Originating from Mexico, guacamole is a dip made from avocados that helps to add texture and flavor to your meals and snacks. Besides that, it has gained popularity across the globe because of the health benefits it offers. Unsaturated fats that help to lower harmful blood cholesterol. Vitamin C which helps to strengthen blood vessels and ligaments. Vitamin E which helps to slow oxidative damage to your cells. Helps in digestion as it is packed with dietary fiber. Although guacamole is…