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4 tips for brewing your own beer

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4 tips for brewing your own beer

Craft beer is all the rage these days, so why not try your hand and whip up some homemade brew? Here are some tips for beginners: Cleanliness is key: According to popular recipe and cooking website Serious Eats, the best brewers agree that proper sanitation is the first step toward making amazing beer. That's because bacteria can prevent your yeast from growing and fermenting the liquid.  Fresh is best: The American Homebrewers Association says that, much like cooking, brewing can't be done well without high-quality ingredients. Find and use the freshest and best malt extract you can and you'll make the best...

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4 warming winter soups to try out

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4 warming winter soups to try out

When you come back home after a long winter day, nothing feels quite like heating up a nice big bowl of soup, slurping it down and letting it warm you from the inside. If your soup repertoire needs a refreshment, check out these ideas for hearty, filling winter soups: Loaded potato soup: Following the inspiration of the baked potato, only creamier and better to fill a bowl with. Start out with an easy base of creamy potato soup, then add toppings like cheese, sour cream, green onions, bacon bits and hot sauce to really get the most out of this dense,...

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7 hot drink ideas for winter

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7 hot drink ideas for winter

There's nothing like wrapping cold fingers around a warm cup of something come wintertime. From morning pick-me-ups to evening party drinks to soothing late-night beverages, there is a hot drink for every occasion. Keep yourself and your guests warm with these drink ideas: Day (Non-Alcoholic) Nutella Mocha: What could make a regular mocha even more rich and decadent? A nice dollop of Nutella, of course. Add it to your morning latte for a nutty, extra-thick beverage that's guaranteed to kill the morning blues. Mulled Cider: Contrary to what you might expect from its complex flavor, making mulled cider at home is actually...

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How to carve a turkey like a pro

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How to carve a turkey like a pro

Thanksgiving's here, and you've followed all your family's traditional recipes, or maybe just looked up how to cook a turkey online. In any case, you've just pulled the bird out of the oven, it's sitting imposingly on your dining room table: Now what? If you've never carved a turkey before, approaching it from the first time can be a harrowing maze of sinewy, bony roadblocks. Here's our step-by-step advice for getting the most meat out of your bird: Set the bird down breast-side up and remove the legs. Use the carving knife to slice the skin between the legs and the...

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Two healthy and tasty local fruits to consider for your fall snacking

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Two healthy and tasty local fruits to consider for your fall snacking

Along with the colorful leaves, cooler nights and Halloween candy, the autumn season also produces some of the most delectable produce. From September to November, grapes, pears and sweet potatoes spring from the earth in full bounty and supply us with new culinary opportunities to enjoy before winter arrives.  Additionally, it is true that almost any food can be grown somewhere year-round throughout the planet. But packing and shipping fruit to all corners of the world can be costly both financially and environmentally, due to the impact of shipping vehicles. Local food choices, according to an article from Greatist.com, may not only be more nutritious...

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