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Falernum substitutes

Eight Best Falernum Substitutes

Falernum (pronounced Fa-learn-um) is a sweet liqueur syrup that derives from the island of Barbados. This liqueur was crafted to mostly pair with tiki/tropical drinks and contains a rum base with almond, clove, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and lime. Bartenders and mixing enthusiasts alike use Falernum to add a flavor of […]

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Top 10 Licor 43 substitutes

Licor 43 was created in Cartagena, Spain and is a very popular Spanish liqueur. It was created by Diego Zamora and his siblings in 1946. The Zamora’s were inspired by the Liqvor Mirabillis which is an ancient take on the liqueur that was once prohibited by the Romans. Licor 43’s […]

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Top 10 Pussers Rum Substitutes

Pusser’s Rum is not only a widely popular brand but is also well-known for being the main ingredient in the famous Painkiller beverage that originated in the British Virgin Islands. Pusser’s Rum is now one of the more commonly used brands of rum and makes for a delicious summer-time beverage […]

Tagliatelle Substitutes

12 Best Tagliatelle Substitutes That are ALMOST Identical

Tagliatelle (pronounced “tal-ya-TELL-eh”) is an egg pasta that is well-known for its elongated, flat ribbon-like structure. Typically a homemade Italian cuisine, it’s made from semolina which is a durum wheat-based flour. The pasta’s unique name originates from the Italian word, tagliare, meaning “cut”, in which tagliatelle is a translation for […]

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How to Cook in Copper Cookware

Pots and pans that are made out of copper can be a beautiful addition to your kitchen, but if you don’t know how to cook in copper cookware or care for it, then you may be hesitant to take the plunge and invest in a good copper cookware set. I’ve […]

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Is Copper Cookware Safe to Cook With?

For many professional cooks, copper cookware is the go-to choice. But is it really superior to other types of cookware materials? Good copper cookware heats food evenly and efficiently, so you can cook those delicate dishes that are temperature sensitive. But there are many people who wonder if copper cookware […]

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How to Clean Copper Cookware

Learning how to clean copper cookware will help you keep your pots and pans looking great and display-worthy. Unfortunately, cleaning tarnished cooper can be a complicated process, especially if you’re dealing with severely tarnished pots and pans that you’ve neglected to polish for years. Sometimes household products can do the […]

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Are Pressure Cookers Worth it?

If you’re shopping around for new kitchen appliances and you’ve heard a thing or two about pressure cookers and what they can do, then you may be wondering are pressure cookers worth it? Can they really cook food up to six times faster? Does the food taste just as good? […]


Does Pressure Cooking Kill Nutrients?

Pressure cookers are making a comeback in a big way, as we continue to learn more about what they can do, how they can be used, and how to achieve perfectly cooked food each time. If you’re not familiar with how these devices work, the technology behind them is actually […]


Clean Eating Pressure Cooker Recipes

Clean eating is more popular than ever. Not only is it a diet that teaches you how to make healthier food choices, but it can also aid in weight loss, boost your metabolism, curb your hunger, and provides your body with the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients it needs to […]


Can You Use a Pressure Cooker for Canning?

Pressure cookers will cook food using a combination of heat and steam. The majority of the pressure cooker’s power involves the use of higher heat, which develops into steam inside the airtight pot. This appliance contains a valve that’s designed to seal the steam inside, creating a higher level of […]

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Can You Pressure Cook Frozen Meat?

Pressure cookers will be your go-to device if you’re looking for a fast and efficient way to cook dinner, last minute. These appliances are able to cook food up to six times faster, compared to preparing food in the oven. But can your pressure cook frozen meat? It can. However, […]


Are Pressure Cookers Dangerous?

You may have avoided using a pressure cooker for years, out of fear that you’d end up with an exploding pot that could cause serious personal injury and plenty of damage to your kitchen. But these appliances are much safer than they were when they were first introduced in the […]

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How to Use a Jiggle Top Pressure Cooker

Pressure cookers have been around for years, but during this time they have undergone a wide range of redesigns including better lids, tougher gaskets, and more ways for the steam to escape from the pressurized pot, which is also what makes them safer to use than ever before. These days, […]

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How to Store a Pressure Cooker

If you have a pressure cooker that you rely on several times a week, then you can simply leave it out on your counter, which will keep it highly accessible. Many of these models have a compact design that makes them very space-savvy, so you won’t have to worry about […]