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Delicious Recipe: Ginger And Cinnamon Cookies

Ginger and cinnamon have strong and very distinct flavors, and they produce amazing flavors when combined! In this post, I’ll let you in on a recipe for ginger and cinnamon cookies that’s easy to make and is a sure crowd-pleaser.

I’ve given these cookies to friends last Christmas, and they loved it! The combination of earthy, spicy, and citrus ingredients is what makes it flavorful without overpowering. It’s excellent with tea, coffee, or cold drinks (this homemade lychee tea recipe is my favorite).

Good luck!

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7 Substitute for Peanut Oils You Might Not Know About

If you have been cooking for a while, then you might always have peanut oil in your kitchen. Peanut oil is popular because it has no cholesterol or trans fat and most people prefer it because of its heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. It’s best for pan frying and deep frying because it has a high smoke point of 450 degrees Fahrenheit and resistance to damage.

However, it’s inevitable that we ran out of supplies or ingredients in our kitchen. Instead of leaving your recipe for a quick shop at supermarkets, there are other oils you can use as a substitute for peanut oil. We are happy to share a list of the alternatives of peanut oil. Just read on and enjoy.

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What to Serve With Stuffed Peppers: The Top 10 You Need to Try

What I love about preparing and creating delicious recipes is how it all matches other types of food and drinks. One thing you might be wondering would be what to serve with stuffed peppers. If you plan on whipping up a savory and delicious dish of stuffed peppers, then you will need to make sure that you have an equally appealing dish or drink to pair it with to complete the meal.

But with the many types of ideas and main courses ready for you to create, it may seem difficult figuring out what you should be having. So what can you match with this unique and colorful dish? Read on as I show you the ten best ones!

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How to Smoke a Pork Roast Perfectly for Ultimate Flavors

Are you looking for the perfect entree to serve? I would recommend the perfect pork roast, which makes a great dish for barbecues or dinners with your friends and family. It’s easy to make, as long as you know how to smoke a pork roast with the optimum temperature and time. Of course, the right seasonings will help loads, too.

This indulgent meal is packed with protein and fat dripping from the smoky barbecue flavors, making it perfect for many types of sides, may it be mashed potatoes or grilled vegetables. Are you wondering about how to smoke a pork roast correctly? Then let this recipe help you out!

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How to Cook Shrimps in Two Different and Easy Ways

Shrimps are very delicious and easy to eat. However, cooking it may be difficult. There are a lot of questions you may ask while cooking. Questions like “how should I cook the shrimp?” “Should I marinate it?” “Should I fry it?” “How long to fry shrimps?” and much more.

Well, the answer is, there are also a lot of ways to cook a shrimp. Even when you choose to fry it, there are still ways – 2 to be exact – on frying the shrimp. Each method depends on how you want your shrimp to be served. If you do not have a single idea about cooking a shrimp, just continue reading this article.

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The Key to Quality Sleep Lies in Eating The Right

Sleep is extremely important to every human being. Getting enough and healthy sleep is associated with a wide array of health benefits. Quality sleep enhances informed thinking, emotional well-being among others.

This is a clear indication of the negative consequences that are deemed to occur if one does not get quality sleep. Inadequate and low quality sleep can spark an increased appetite resulting in unhealthy weight gain. Further, it can undermine the immune system.

What defines a good night's sleep? Quality sleep is dictated by parameters such as the type of food you eat and the time you eat before falling asleep. This article, therefore, aims to educate readers on issues to look into before sleeping.

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How to Reheat Tamales in 3 Easy Ways

Leftover is inevitable; it always happens especially when we cook a lot for an occasion. However, it doesn’t mean that all the foods get to waste because there are a lot of ways of preserving them for tomorrow’s breakfast. Reheating food is one of the best ways to eat the leftover you had the last dinner.

If you enjoy preparing and eating tamales as I do, but wonders how you can reheat them, don’t worry because I will teach you how to store and reheat tamales. 

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How to Serve Tamales in 6 Easy Steps

There are many ways of serving your foods, especially tamales. However, a lot of people encounter problems when it comes to serving tamales. One of the issues of serving tamales is how to keep them from drying out. Another concern too, is how you want it to look like. Do you want to serve it with an exotic appeal?

Worry no more because there are many ways of serving tamales because there are also different sauces and side dishes that go well with tamales. Read this article, so you’ll know more about how to serve tamales.

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Top 3 Best Electric Wok You Definitely Must Have Now!

Even though there are used traditionally for stir frying, woks are unexpectedly flexible and can cook various types of food in different ways, from braizing to steaming to boiling.

Several cooks find electric woks more useful than the regular ones. They provide you the freedom to cook anywhere you want.

There are a lot of available electric woks on the market today. So, how do you know which one is the best? It can be difficult to know with a lot of different options. To make the electric wok hunting stress-free for you, we give you the list of top 5 best electric woks in the market.

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13 Substitute for Fennel That You Should Know About

Fennel is known for its sweet and mild flavor which is similar to licorice. It’s both used as a vegetable and spice. The seeds and the bulbs are both useful in cooking, and they’re one of the few stars of my kitchen along with a couple of spices.

I use the stalks and as vegetable and the seeds as the herb. In most of the Italian dishes I cooked, I add fennel as an herb to sauces and meat balls, and in my experience, it goes well with seafood and fish too.

That’s why it’s such a burden if I ran out, of fennel in my kitchen. That’s why I find it necessary to share with you a list of fennel substitutes. The fennel bulb, especially, has a unique flavor that people hate or love. A lot of people ask me if there are substitutes for fennel bulb or fennel as a whole, and fortunately, there are many. Just read on.

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