Peas should not be boiled! You can have flavorful, creamy peas in less than 10 minutes. Do you have to cook frozen peas? Frozen peas are flash-steamed before…

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Apple juice adds to the apple flavor of the rib sauce. It also creates steam inside the foil pack so the ribs don’t dry out. If you don’t…

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Martha Stewart recommends boiling your whites with lemons or lemon juice, turning up the heat until the water bubbles and then letting them soak for about an hour….

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Microwave ovens shoot tiny waves into the liquid at random locations, causing the water molecules at those points to vibrate rapidly. If the water isn’t heated for long…

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Over the past few years, no-boil (also called oven-ready) lasagna noodles have become a permanent fixture on supermarket shelves. Much like “instant rice,” no-boil noodles are precooked at…

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Tea / Infusions Water Temperature Steep Time Green Tea 150 to 160 degrees F. 1 to 3 minutes White Tea 180 degrees F. 4 to 8 minutes Oolong…

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Place beans in a large pot; cover with fresh water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer gently until beans are tender but firm. Most…

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As with most grains, it is a good idea to rinse pearl barley before cooking with it — particularly if adding straight to a soup or a stew….

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Heat the pot on high heat and bring the water to a full rolling boil. Adding a teaspoon of vinegar to the water may help keep egg whites…

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Boiling is one of the easiest ways to make sausage links at home. To boil sausages, simply place them one by one into a pot of boiling water…

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