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Sake to Japan is like Champagne to France and Scotch to Scotland. However, this famous Japanese alcoholic drink is still unfamiliar to many people. And if you ask 5 people “what does Sake taste like”, you may have 5 different answers for the question.
Still, there are certain ways to describe the flavor profile of Sake by knowing the fundamentals of its making process. And besides getting the answer for the title question, you will also find out the best way to taste this iconic Japanese wine.Continue Reading
When mentioning mead, many people often think of a common drink at many Renaissance Festivals where the participants will dress like Queens, Kings and peasants from the Renaissance era. Some may have chances of trying it, but the majority has never enjoyed this drink because it’s quite difficult to find.
If you’re one of them, you may wonder “What is mead?” “How is it made?” “How many types of mead?” and especially, “What does mead taste like?” In this post, we will give you the valuable answers to these questions. Let’s get started!Continue Reading
More than often you see cottage cheese in the dietary section of a grocery store or in a diet plan. And then you probably wonder what does cottage cheese taste like? It seems like half of the world goes crazy for it, while another half cannot stand a small bite.
We all know that the best way to know how anything tastes like is to actually try it. But the fact is that many of us are not adventurous enough to try it and then may realize that it’s not our type. So if you want to satisfy your curiosity without risking your taste, this writing is exactly what you need to read.Continue Reading
In addition to spices, herbs are true gifts from nature that can give your dishes a deep flavor and distinct aroma. Tarragon is one of these herbs. It’s used to create the best version of several dishes, and sometimes it can stand and shine on its own.
Many cooks ask me: “What does tarragon taste like?”. If you’re one of them, I’m over here to help you find the most satisfying answer to this question, as well as common types, best dishes and how to use this herb in the right way.Continue Reading
Bagels have always been a special type of food that a lot of people fall in love with. With a crispy crust on the outside and a chewy flavor on the inside, they have a very different flavor from other kinds of bread.
However, many home cooks as well as housewives still buy them without understanding how special they are and the maximum time to keep them. Therefore, in this article today, I will show you how to keep bagels fresh. You will not have to waste money on dumping stale bagels anymore.Continue Reading
If you are tired with beef and chicken, try seafood. Lobster is a perfect option. And in case you wonder that you have never had lobster before, I will show you some of my opinions about this dish in the following content. You will have a preparation to decide whether to choose it for the next meal.Continue Reading
The bison, a favorite dish in Europe, is not so different from normal beef by looking from the outside. It is red in color and smells like the beef we often eat.You can grill, toast and cook the bison with vegetables and make your soup.
Once I had a chance to taste the bison, I must say that it was delicious and I felt like the bison meat was melting in my mouth. Is it attractive to your taste? If you are wondering what does bison taste like, this article is for you. It responses to your concern in a comprehensive way.Continue Reading
Sushi is so familiar with everyone. It is famous and delivers the best of Japanese foods in it. The chef often takes a lot of time learning and practicing to present a good looking and tasty sushi plate. Each type of sushi has a different taste and flavor. That is why every time you ask someone the question “Hey, what does sushi taste like?”, the answers you receive are variant.
Furthermore, not everyone can explain exactly the meaning of sushi in Japanese and the ingredients that sushi is made from. This article shall provide all of this information.Continue Reading
Asparagus is a type of vegetables, belonging to the family of lilies. Its name came from Greek, which was similar to “sprout” or “shoot.” Due to various benefits on health and 2000-year-regal-origin, asparagus has been considered one of the most nutritious foods of all time.
Because it is nutritious, every family needs to have it at least once in their life. Therefore, it is a dish that every family needs to have at least once in their meals. If you never have the vegetable before, I will show you all the things you need to know about it in the following content. You will find out the answer to the questions: What does asparagus taste like and how to process it?Continue Reading
Rhubarb is known as a pie plant because it’s the main ingredient for pies, desserts and other similar dishes. It’s actually a part of the perennial family which can grow well in warm or temperate climate.
However, rhubarb is not a popular choice in the produce section. If you have never seen it before, perhaps you will have a dozen of questions about it, like “What does rhubarb taste like?” or “Which is the best way to cook rhubarb?” Our post was written to answer all of these questions.Continue Reading
Lots of foodies have tried papaya, however, not all of them enjoy that experience. The reason is that markets often serve either over-ripe or under-ripe fruits that have the scent of musk or lack flavors.
So, you may ask when ripened properly, what does papaya taste like? The trouble cropping up here is the subtle flavor of this “fruit of the angels” is very difficult to find if it is not picked fresh.
Pulled pork is a signature American dish and has been a staple for almost every chef in the United States, especially in the Carolina states. The dish is made by slowly cooking a large piece of pork at low temperatures, turning the tough meat into a tender and attractive delicacy.
Because the nature of cooking pulled pork is cooking large, tough pieces of meat, I usually end up with a lot of leftovers.
The problem with leftover pulled pork is that it just doesn’t last long without preservation and loses a lot of the tenderness when put in the refrigerator for long periods of time, sometimes feeling like a less tasty version of beef jerky. That is why I have spent a lot of time on the Web searching for reheating methods and adjust them with my experience.
If you are having trouble with left-over pulled pork, then this is the perfect place to start. The methods I have compiled below is sure to make your reheated dish as good as new. Now, let us tune in on how to reheat pulled pork.
Is reheating a smoked turkey difficult?
My answer, as a home cook for over 10 years, is NO. I’m sure some housewives will agree with me; however, some others won’t. Perhaps, it’s because they have not reheated a turkey just as they wanted at the first time. Or they just simply find it difficult.
Therefore, in my writing today, I will share with you how to reheat a smoked turkey in two different and easy methods. You will definitely have the best turkey reheated for the next Thanksgiving.Continue Reading
Hi home cooks!
Are you wondering how to reheat shrimps but still keep their nutrients and delicious flavor?
You will find the answer very simple after reading my article today. I have shared these secrets with a lot of housewives and they all loved them. Now, I’m sharing those methods with all of you to protect your family’s health and bring them the best meals ever.
I hope that you will find them useful as I do.Continue Reading
Texas is the hometown of many tasty dishes, and one of my Texan favorite dishes is Brisket. It can be cooked anywhere, but Texas seems to be the Brisket heart.
Luckily, brisket can be cooked and reheated for later use. However, if you want your brisket not to be dry, you need to know some tips on how to reheat brisket.Continue Reading