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How To Clean and Restore Rusty Cast Iron Skillets

2012813KN1.jpeg There are tutorials out there for seasoning your cast iron, but not a lot about getting rust off. Many I found used steel wool which I didn't have handy so I used what I had sitting around and got to it.

Clean Rusty Cast Iron
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Crisp Coleslaws, Banishing Fruit Flies & Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches — Friday Flashback

2012-08-10-FridayFlashback.jpgIt's impossible to look at those Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches and not break out in a smile. Actually having one in front of you would be even better. Other smile-inducing posts from this time last year: homemade hamburger buns, a round-up of slaws and salad for late-summer, how food memories are shaped, and more. More


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Essentials for a New Kitchen

2012810KN1.jpegThis past year I finally moved into an apartment I could call my own, which meant setting up my first kitchen. Here is what I use weekly, if not daily, and consider essentials for a first kitchen...

Essentials for a New Kitchen
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Layer Cakes to Doughnuts: What Presidential Foods Tell Us — NPR

What presidential candidate doesn't play up a love of a hometown favorite, from pancakes at a diner, to a cheeseburger? While these details can seem trivial, food has played a significant role in the White House throughout history. Just take First Lady Dolly Madison's famous layer cake from 1809. She used egg whites to lighten the batter, a pretty novel concept at the time. Read on for more presidential foods and even recipes. More


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Tasting Table’s Mayo Matrix: 9 Ways to Take Mayo Up a Notch

2012_08_02-mayo.jpgMayonnaise is undeniably a thing in the summertime. We break it out for potato salad and coleslaw, deviled eggs and dips. So it only makes sense that someone took the time to develop a creative way to blend new flavors. More


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How Do I Make a Sauce from Meat Marinade? — Good Questions

2012-08-09-MarinadeGQ.jpgQ: Many meat recipes include instructions for turning the marinade into a sauce for the finished dish. But the handful of times I've tried this, my sauce smells...meat funky. And hence, extremely unappetizing. Is there something I'm doing wrong, or is it simply just a "bad sauce"?

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