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Secrets

Welcome to Cook Health Food Recipes and Blog. Come on in and sit. Have a cup of tea. I will tell you some of the well-kept cooking secrets of a culinary family. We have lots.

I will reveal 2 cooking secrets each Wednesday. Join me and catch a behind the scenes look at some experienced Italian chefs.

Refrigerate? 18 Foods You Should Not
Refrigerate? 18 Foods You Should Not

Do you know there are certain foods that you should not refrigerate? I did not, so I stuck my nose in a book or two and found out some interesting information I want to share with you. Melon Do not refrigerate whole cantaloupes, watermelon and honey dew. I would not...

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Wine: A Gift from the Gods to Sicily
Wine: A Gift from the Gods to Sicily

When I introduce a bottle of wine to a party, my guests immediately begin to smile. It has an instant effect on the mood of the gathering. It also pairs well with food to enhance the enjoyment of the meal. As George Carlin once said, “What wine goes with Captain...

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Garlic: Why Do We Love You?
Garlic: Why Do We Love You?

Sicilians love garlic; I love garlic; the world loves it but WHY?  You make our breath questionable. Sometimes you give us indigestion, but we simply adore you. And we should. The magic cloves add a distinct flavor to Sicilian cooking, but it also has medical uses. It...

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Avocado Benefits: Love the Avocado
Avocado Benefits: Love the Avocado

Avocado benefits have come to the dietary forefront lately. For all the days I have lived on this earth, I have not met an avocado until lately. Now that we have been introduced, I have not met an avocado I did not like.  It is an amazing fruit low in carbohydrate,...

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Lactose Free versus Dairy free
Lactose Free versus Dairy free

Dairy-free versus lactose-free, I never knew there was a difference, but there is. People allergic to lactose are lactose intolerant. Those allergic to the proteins in milk (casein and whey) are allergic to dairy. It is essential to understand how lactose and dairy...

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