Must Haves for Any At-Home ChefWritten by Michael Lansing
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First out Pie Spatula
What could possibly ruin perfect homemade Dutch crumb apple pie? Having it fall apart while you try to get that first piece out of pie dish. Well, here is a secret of pros – use a first out pie spatula. You bake spatula in with pie. When pie comes out of oven and cools, you make cuts and lift that first piece out in perfect appetizing condition!
Kitchen Companion Guide
Ever wonder how long you need to steam asparagus? Not sure how to stick a thermometer in a turkey? Never butterflied a pork chop before? For all weird, rarely used information you may need, while preparing a feast, you can turn to a kitchen guide. Look for a kitchen guide which specializes in everything and anything you may need to know while cooking any meal in any kitchen. For a complete guide that has gotten rave reviews, check out Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Companion: The A to Z Guide to Everyday Cooking, Equipment and Ingredients.
Many of above items may not be featured at your local retail store, so you might want to find a local kitchen specialty store near you or do your shopping online. But, if you enjoy art of cooking and want to be armed with best tools possible, you now have a few more to add to your arsenal which will help you cook like pros.
Article Bio: Mike Lansing is a retired chef who spent most of his time as a Head Chef in New Orleans after training in France. He spends his free time cooking for family and friends, as well as serving as a contributing editor for CookingSchools101.com which offers information on Culinary Schools for those wishing to enter trade.
Article Bio: Mike Lansing is a retired chef who spent most of his time as a Head Chef in New Orleans after training in France. He spends his free time cooking for family and friends, as well as serving as a contributing editor for CookingSchools101.com which offers information on Culinary Schools for those wishing to enter the trade.
Health and Coffee IssuesWritten by Randy Wilson
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Related Health and Coffee Issues More to that first cup of Coffee
Research has found that your first cup of coffee in day could shield you against colon cancer.
In a study by German researchers on an enzyme called Methylpyridinium it was discovered to prevent or protect against colon cancer. Using animals to test this highly potent antioxident researchers found that it excites production of Phase ll Enzyme's which are believed to protect against colon cancer pulpitation's. This is according to a recent magazine article about relationship between health and coffee. Methylpyridinium is an anticancer compound that is in coffee which has for years been thought to protect against Colon Cancer and now has been identified as doing just that.
A professor at University of Musnter, an Institute for Food Chemistry has said that until human studies are done we won't know total effects of coffee on colon cancer development. He also noted that in comparison to medium roast coffees, espresso has 2 to 3 times amount of cancer fighting agents. Even instant coffee has same anticancer compounds found in caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees.
Coffee colonics detoxify liver, as well as cleanse colon. Some people claim that they provide immediate relief to toxicity symptoms, such as congestion, indigestion, pain and headaches. There are even some small studies that suggest that coffee in enema form can aid in treatment of pancreatic cancer.
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