Some 4,000 years ago, a culinary genius in ancient Mesopotamia had the brilliant idea to soak cucumbers in an acidic and salty brine to make them last longer.
Whether in a juicy burger, spicy chili con carne, or hearty shepherd’s pie, we all love our ground beef. But do we really know how—and for how long—to store it?
Dirt-cheap and nutrient-rich, eggs are a staple in every kitchen. And for a good reason: they’re not only delicious but can be used to whip up a dish for every occasion, from fluffy omelets and filing frittatas to sweet-smelling biscuits and yummy pancakes.
I have a confession to make: I love french fries so much, I can hardly get enough of them, even when I fry them up in what could be described as excessively large batches.