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Strawberries are very useful and rich in vitamins and nutrients. Strawberries actually have more vitamin C than lemons, lots of folic acid, iron, and organic acids. Strawberries help improve the function of kidneys, liver, heart, and blood vessels as well as benefits the nervous system. The downside is strawberries can cause allergies. The reason is because strawberries are porous...
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Chines Beef

It's better to marinate the meat about 2-3 hours to get a richer flavor. If you like a spicy food, you can add 2-3 hot red peppers. Just fry a few red hot peppers in oil for a few minutes, remove them, and continue cooking in the same hot oil. Instead of beef you can use not fatty pork....
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Squid with Vegetables in a Wok

Most important in this dish is to not overcook the vegetables and squid. Everything is cooked very quickly, vegetables should be crispy, and squid not tough. Better to prepare all ingredients at once before cooking, so you'll be not distracted while cooking. This dish is tasty, fresh and flavorful. You can add other vegetables as well, depending on your...
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How to choose and store strawberries

When you are buying strawberries remember a few rules. The berries must be firm, shiny, and preferably with the green caps still attached. Smaller strawberries tend to have more flavor than larger ones. Avoid limp, wilted, moldy or bruised berries as well as those that have white or green parts. They will not ripen after picking. When possible, you should...
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Grilled Pork

It's better to marinate the pork at least three hours, or better yet, overnight in the refrigerator. When I cook meat on the grill, I usually add dry rosemary twigs to the fire, it gives the meat an excellent taste and aroma. Do not over cook the pork on the grill, otherwise the meat will turn tough and dry. Remember the...
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Beef with Teriyaki Sauce

Very easy and tasty dish! The orange juice for the sauce can be replaced by lemon juice, and the cilantro to green onions. Teriyaki sauce can be kept in the refrigerator in a jar and next time it can be serve with fish, chicken, vegetables or pork....
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