COOKING VIDEO: How To Soak Dried Beans

  Too many people refrain from cooking delicious, nutritious dried beans because the preparation—soaking the beans—seems like too much trouble. It couldn’t be easier! And you may not have to soak them overnight: The fresher the beans, the more moisture they retain so less soaking is required. As you’ll see in this video, all you…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Learn About Lychee

Fresh lychee (pronounced LIE-chee, not LEE-chee, after the Cantonese lai chi) is now coming into season. Take the time to seek out this wonderfully exotic fruit. Delicately sweet, beautifully aromatic and very juicy, this subtropical fruit is native to Southeast Asia. The small fruits, up to 1.5 inches in diameter, have a thin skin that…
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