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What is Tartare?

What is Tartare?

One foodie asks the chefs for the definition of tartare. Part of the Ask the Chef: Food Definitions.

FoodChannel Editor

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Can I Substitute a Pie Tin to Bake a Cheesecake?

Can I Substitute a Pie Tin to Bake a Cheesecake?

Cheesecake can be made with your own crust in a pan, or a store-bought graham cracker crust purchased in a pie pan, versus using a Springform pan. There are differences the baker should take into ...

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Who is the Caesar Salad Really Named After?

Who is the Caesar Salad Really Named After?

The popularity of this salad around the world is most likely due to a man that bears the salad’s name, Caesar Cardini, not Julius Caesar, as many people believe.

Amy Rosendahl

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Can I Cook With Grapefruit Zest?

Can I Cook With Grapefruit Zest?

Most of us have heard of cooking with lemon, orange, or even lime zest, but probably not grapefruit zest. Try this tasty summer recipe for citrus ginger dressing with grapefruit zest.

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What is Simple Syrup?

What is Simple Syrup?

Recently we purchased an electric ice cream maker. The Sorbet recipe looked easy until I came to the last item: simple syrup. Please – what is simple syrup?

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