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I am a wife, mother and grandma who enjoys the many aspects of homemaking. A variety of interests and hobbies combined with travel keep me active. They reflect the importance of family, friends, home and good food.
Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.
--Bobby Flay

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Kitchen Quick Tips - Firm Pickles (2)

kitchen quick tips

Pickle Crisp (calcium chloride):  Add 1/8 tsp per 500 ml (pint) or 1/4 tsp per L (quart) to each jar of fresh pack vegetables to be pickled after adding the brine for firm, crispy pickles.  

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