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What are capers & how do you use them?

Can you please tell me what exactly capers are and their use, other than in salads (if there is another use)? I use them in salads, but don’t know why.

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A special potato salad recipe

I'm desperately searching for a recipe for potato salad. The recipe calls for red potatoes and a number of vegetables to surround the salad on a bed of romai...

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Where to find tahini

Where in a grocery store can I find tahini, specifically sesame tahini? It was recommended as a protein to add to cooked oatmeal, but I haven't been able to ...

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What is passata?

I saw a recipe for Corsican Beef Stew that calls for 2 Tbsp of passata. What is passata?

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Difference: Dijon & yellow mustard

What is the difference between Dijon mustard and regular mustard? Is there a way to substitute the regular mustard in a recipe that calls for Dijon?

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Types of olive oil

I'm not to sure about the different grades of olive oil – extra virgin, virgin, etc. How are they used and how many types do you suggest keeping on hand?

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