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Cozymeal Blog

How to Elevate Your Summer BBQ

06-15-2017 - Whether you crave sweet, savory, spicy or back-to-basics classic, take cookout standards to the next level with these barbecue sauce recipes you'll look forward to every summer.

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How to Use and Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet

05-31-2017 - Using a cast iron skillet is a great way to cook up your favorite dishes, but it can be daunting — how do you care for this particular pan? We've rounded up some helpful tips that include how to season it, wash it and use it!

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Skip the Coffee: Foods That Will Perk You Right Up

05-18-2017 - Want to break, or at least decrease, your daily coffee or caffeine habits? It's completely doable if you have the right tools. These six alternatives to your morning cappuccino will leave you feeling energized, and may even provide some of your daily vitamins. Good luck!

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7 Food Holidays You Should Be Celebrating

04-06-2017 - Which food holidays do you celebrate? We've rounded up seven celebrations we think might catch your eye — and your tastebuds. These national food holidays are sure to become fast favorites that you’ll want to make part of your yearly tradition.

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5 Foods You Should Never Store in the Fridge

03-15-2017 - We've all made the unfortunate mistake of storing some type of food in the refrigerator and ruining it before it's made into a meal. Don't let this happen to you! Check out this list of five foods you should never, ever store in the fridge.

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Top 10 Foods For Eating Healthy In 2017

01-10-2017 - If your New Year’s resolutions are anything like ours, starting 2017 off on a healthy note is at the top of your list. To help us stick to and achieve our goals, we've compiled the top 10 latest healthy food trends and superfood ingredients. Happy eating!

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Learn To Cook These 21 Types Of Dumplings

06-11-2015 - Dumplings are universally delicious. They are also so much more than the greasy, squishy morsels delivered from the place around the corner. Many cultures around the world have their own variety of dough wrapped around a tasty filling. Surprise your friends and yourself next time you’re in search of an appetizer: trying one of these recipes that range from Southern to South Asian.

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How To Be A Sushi Chef: Interviews With Chef Kaz And Chef Edison

05-06-2015 - Sushi was once a delicacy only found in high-end Japanese enclaves of big American cities if you could find it outside of Japan. Now you can buy it at the Walgreens with the homeless guy by the counter. Even kids list the simpler rolls as their favorite food: spicy tuna, California roll, tempura roll. Much like Chinese food, it has become something that people throw out casually when thinking of restaurant options: “I could go for sushi,” “What about sushi?”, or “No, I had sushi for lunch.” Despite its ubiquity, sushi still isn’t something most people would list as among their go-to home-cooked meals. The techniques of sushi appear simple (cut the fish perfectly) but are nigh-impossible to master (cut the fish perfectly). To dispel the mystery, Cozymeal talked to our sushi chefs, Chef Kaz and Chef Edison, about what everyone should know about making sushi, what inspires them, and how often they almost got fired.

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Learn To Cook Italian Food In Less Than An Hour

04-30-2015 - Learn the process not the recipe. Cooking after work never stops being a struggle. You want to watch TV, you want to do laundry, you want to grab drinks, you want to sleep. Oh, and you also want to cook a nutritious and satisfying meal in a miniscule window of time. It’s tough. Never fear. Cozymeal will teach you the basics of Italian food. These rules will enable you to whip up authentic Italian dishes in the little time you have after work, and you can browse recipes with ease.

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16 San Francisco Foods You'll Never Forget

04-23-2015 - We all know that San Francisco is home to America's greatest foods, right? We can agree on that. But whether you lived here before tech or relocated two weeks ago, there are always new treats to try. These sixteen San Francisco foods form the city’s culinary core. Through a combination of unique local ingredients, exceptional past residents, and that trademark SF ingenuity, we’ve inherited foods that would seem bizarre anywhere else. You can’t beat them. Enjoy.

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