Kitchen Hacks

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Easy Hack to Keep Strawberries Fresh in the Fridge for Weeks

 Strawberries are undeniably delicious. They taste like summertime and happiness on their own, but they are also a dream in a dessert. Chocolate-covered strawberries, strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake, strawberry jam, and strawberry rhubarb pie are among many of the classic strawberry-flavored confections. You may imagine all these sweets when you are shopping and you add […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 4 min read

Cast Iron Pans & Your Health: 7 Important Facts You Should Know

Cast iron pans have graced kitchens for thousands of years. It’s a trusty and durable cooking utensil that is hard to damage. With proper cleaning and care, cast iron cookware can last for a long time. Even old and rusted pans could be restored to good condition. Plus, when it’s properly seasoned, cast iron can […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 3 min read

7 of The Best Butter Brands You Can Spend Your Money On

Butter is a kitchen staple. It’s required for many recipes, especially baked goods. And of course, it’s prominently featured on a stack of morning toast. But although butter is made of two ingredients, cream, and salt, no two butter brands are the same. There can be many subtle differences in taste, texture, and appearance depending […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

14 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Garlic

Garlic is a staple in many cuisines and most home kitchens. It has a sharp, distinct smell and flavor that compliments many foods like soup and sauces. It’s also the highlight in recipes like garlic bread and confit. Garlic can pack a punch or provide a subtle earthy flavor, depending on how it’s prepared, so […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 3 min read

Are Meats on “Clearance” Safe To Eat?

When shopping for clothes, the clearance rack is a great place to find items from last season but in perfect condition. Food on clearance follows a similar method. You get a great price but it’s typically for food about to expire. Unlike clothes, food rots, so the bargain may not be worth it. But if […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 6 min read

15 Unusual Ways To Use Rosemary That Goes Way Beyond Cooking

When you think about rosemary, you may imagine those dried, spikey bits that you find in the spice aisle at your local grocery store. While not everyone loves the dried stuff, however, fresh rosemary makes a very aromatic and flavourful addition to many dishes and has been a popular herb in the kitchen for many […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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How to Flash Freeze Blueberries to Preserve Anti-Oxidant Power

I adore blueberries. These cute little berries are so healthy for you, taste so good, and are so fun to pick in the sweltering summertime. Bushes typically begin to produce fruit late in May and will continue to produce throughout most of the summer, depending on how mature your bushes are and the state they’re […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

3 Reasons Why You Should Freeze Lemons & How To Do It

Lemons are a versatile fruit used in many dishes, from sweet to savory and everything in between. Many summer favorites include lemonade, lemon sorbet, and other refreshing lemon-flavored desserts. So now is a good time to stock up on these citrus fruits. But don’t worry about them all going bad at once. Lemons are very […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 4 min read

Preparing Broccoli The Best Way Possible For Your Body

If you ask small children and, unfortunately, a few adults, they’ll probably tell you that there is no right way to eat a vegetable. But as we get older, we learn just how important vegetables are to our diet and health so we try and get as much of them as we can. However, are […]

The Hearty Soul

The Hearty Soul

Health Network

 · 4 min read

8 reasons why you should never dump old pickle juice down the drain

Pickle juice isn’t something many people think about when it comes to health benefits, but it is an incredibly source of electrolytes, antioxidants and nutrients that is easy to make a part of your diet. The next time you buy pickles, remember that there is more to that jar than just the pickle itself. Learning […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate