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Supermarkets and food manufacturers use a number of tricks and techniques to maximize their profits on the fresh and processed foods you buy. Some are old chestnuts that we should all know by now. Others are newer and more insidious. Some can work in your favour!

Grab the ketchup bottle! We’re taking a joy ride on the Toasted Cheese Express! We’re not only going to look at new things to put in them, but new ways to cook them. And I guarantee everything we make today will be great with our beloved Red stuff!

Sticky situations demand slick solutions. Or, at least, some kind of… release! There are a number of ways to ensure that your favourite dishes don’t stick when you try to take them out of the pan, each appropriate to the pan you’re working with.

Classic Caesar Salad

Okay, now. Before we get into the intricacies of making a genuine Caesar Salad, let’s clarify the origins of this ubiquitous dish. It is not an ancient Italian classic, reputed by some to have been Emperor Julius’ last meal…

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I think most of us are just about recovered from the annual end-of-year holiday frenzy. I remember the last two weeks of December and the first week of January mainly as a festive blur. And do you know what I completely forgot?

Turkey Encore Supreme

It’s the middle of the week after Christmas. You have a ton of leftover Turkey lurking in your fridge, freezer or garage (assuming you live in the Northern Temperate Zone, where Winter actually comes in Winter). What do you do with it?