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Eating Tips

Eating Tips

Do you purchase something at the store because it's on sale or looks great - only to get home and never use it because you aren't sure how to prepare it? You're not alone! This is what inspired our Eat Tips! Find out how to prepare some of these tricky ingredients in easy ways to please the whole family.
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Cooking with Dry Beans - Quick Soak Method

Cooking with dry beans is SO EASY and can save you money at the store! Use prepared dry beans in any of our recipes that call for beans, such as Southwestern Salad. 1 & 3/4 cups prepared dry beans is the same as 1 can (14-15 ounces) of beans! This method is handy when you don't have time to soak beans for at least 8 hours.

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Cooking with Dry Beans - Quick Soak Method

Cooking with Dry Beans - Traditional Soak Method

Cooking with dry beans is SO EASY and can save you money at the store! Use prepared dry beans in any of our recipes that call for beans, such as Southwestern Salad. 1 & 3/4 cups prepared dry beans is the same as 1 can (14-15 ounces) of beans! This video focuses on the traditional soak method of cooking with dry beans.

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Dry beans traditional method

What Can I Do with an Avocado?

Be careful! Avoid cutting your hand by following our tips for cutting an avocado at home, plus two of our favorite recipes featuring this tasty fruit. How to cut an avocado and remove the pit:

  1. Carefully cut from stem to stem. Hold knife away from palm of your hand and keep on a steady surface.
  2. Safest way to remove the pit is to scoop it out with a spoon!

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What Can I Do with an Avocado?

What Can I Do with Extra Vegetables?

Do you have extra vegetables in the fridge leftover from other recipes? What do you do with them to avoid throwing them away? In this video, we take four different vegetables (zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, and carrots) and prepare them together four different ways. 

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What Can I Do with Extra Vegetables?

What Can I Do with Canned Beets?

Canned beets might be hidden in the back of the pantry – not anymore! Watch to learn about two recipes featuring a can of beets to try at home.

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Canned Beets updated

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