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How to store radish

Always prepare radishes just before using, as they lose their potency when cut. Store them in a perforated bag in the fridge for around 3-4 days. Always trim the leaves off before storing, as they'll draw moisture from the radish itself. You can keep the radish greens in the fridge, wrapped in moist kitchen paper then stowed in a...
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Thai Fish Cakes

Delicious fish cakes that are quick and easy to cook. You can use tilapia or steelhead trout for this recipe. The rice flour can be replaced with normal flour and a little corn starch. Serve this dish with rice and the sauce of your choice, I recommend jalapeno jam, sweet chili sauce or oyster sauce.  ...
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Cooking with Kids

The best way to teach a child to try and eat healthy food as well as be exposed to a variety of flavors, is to cook together, explaining about the ingredients, the recipe and food. This is great way to bring the family together, and parents' life becomes much easier because after awhile kids become a real helpers and....
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Russian-Korean Carrot Salad

This dish is very popular in my country, it's a must for any holiday. The funny thing is that in Korea this salad doesn't exist, but it was made by Koreans who  immigrated to Russia in the 1860s. This is a marinated salad with fresh carrot as the main ingredient and seasoned with oil, vinegar, fresh garlic, coriander seeds, and...
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Salmon Ceviche with Mango

Light, flavorful dish, this tasty appetizer looks wonderful in small bowls or martini glasses. The flavor of salmon is perfect with cucumber and mango, but be sure to use fresh fish for this dish. Perfect when eaten on hot summer days. Fresh, delicious and low calorie appetizer!...
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Spring Vegetable Salad

In Ukraine we made this salad often, as soon as vegetables and herbs appear in the garden or in the market, which meant that spring has come! Simple, tasty, fresh and healthy spring salad. Instead of sour cream, you can add olive oil or yogurt. Also you can add bell pepper and more herbs in a salad....
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Sorrel, perennial herb that is cultivated as a garden herb or leaf vegetable. Sorrel has a sharp, lemony flavor - the name derives from the French for 'sour'. Another name for sorrel is spinach dock. Sorrel is a very useful herb with a sour taste, the leaves contain a lot of protein, potassium, calcium, vitamin C, B and K,...
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What’s in season. April.

I don't know about where you live, but here in Minnesota, winter is not over yet. It's still cold and even snowing a little today. Last year at this time was nice and warm and we already had planted some seeds in the ground. This year anyone can only guess when spring will come. But all is not lost,...
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Fish Ceviche on Corn Tortillas

Ceviche is a Latin American dish of raw fish or seafood marinated in citrus juice. Every Latin American country has given ceviche their own unique take and style. In Peru, it is served with slices of cold sweet potatoes or corn, and in Ecuador - with popcorn, potato chips, nuts, and corn, where as in Mexico, we ate ceviche...
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