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Pancetta: An Italian Pork Masterpiece

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Pancetta, sometimes misspelled as panchetta or pancheta, is an Italian cured meat that’s absolutely delicious. Sometimes marked as “Italian bacon,” pancetta is a wonderful addition to salads, sandwiches, and party platters. If you’ve got an easily available local source of pancetta, you can also use it as a soup starter or quick way to flavor just about anything that you’re cooking with a healthy dose of porky goodness.

Vitamix 1782 Turboblend 2 Speed Blender Reviewed – Is It As Blenderiffic As They Say?

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Every household needs a blender. The Vitamix 1782 TurboBlend 2 speed is one of the more powerful blenders on the market. It has an intuitive high/low control, and its blade is made of stainless steel. Because of this, it is able to process entire vegetables and fruits consistently, without leaving those nasty large pieces that the cheaper blenders are renowned for.

Parsley vs Cilantro: How To Tell The Difference

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Learning to cook entails becoming familiar with several types of herbs. You probably cook with basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, and other leafy herbs on a regular basis. This doesn’t mean that you know what they look like in the wild, however. I’m perfectly happy to admit that I’m very much in this category. If a basil plant sprung up in my backyard I would never recognize it.

Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker Reviews  – Incredible Coffee With Incredible Convenience

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Keurig machines might be convenient, but an electric pour over coffee maker will make much better coffee. Brewing experts will tell you that there are lots of variables that control how good your coffee tastes, including the temperature of the water, the extraction time, and how it’s filtered. The most important variable, however, is how good the coffee itself is.

Omega Juicer Reviews – Our Picks

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In my quest for a great omega masticating juicer, I felt like I was in over my head! There were lots of good ones to choose from, and I wanted a machine that would get me and my family the nutrients we needed with no hassle. My youngest will not eat any vegetables, so putting them into a juice form is one way I get her to eat her veggies.  

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