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Why Choose Bamboo?

Bamboo is a flowering plant that is part of the family of grass. It's stem is a hardy-woody one that is color green and grows straight up. It occurs naturally except in Europe and Antarctica, but primarily found in the tropics. Around 1,500 species of bamboo can be found around the world. Bamboo is also one of the fastest growing plants in the world. Bamboo stems reach ther full height in around 3 to 4 months. This makes its highly sustainable as it growas back readily after it is cut down. In recent years, it has also been used in manufacturing of textiles with cloth as well. Yarn and clothing being made from bamboo fibers. Though bamboo is very flexible,...

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How to spot fresh fish at the market

Seafood nowadays are processed and preserved so much to ensure that they can still be edible long after they have been catched. Though that is the trend, nothing still beats cooking fresh seafood. In this post, we have come up with some tips in selecting your seafood. For whole fish: * Look for bright, clear eyed fish. Through the eyes, we can truly see the freshness of a fish. The eyes of the fish will quickly fade to gray dullness when they are past their prime but can still be safe to eat.* Avoid fish with discolored patches on it. It should look metallic, clean, and shines.* It should smell like clean water or a bit briny would be okay....

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History of Table Knives

Throughout history, knives have been used for both as a weapon and a kitchen tool. It is just logical to have one handy tool to kill your food and then use it to cut the meat into your desired pieces/cuts. However, knives did not really look as fashionable as they are today. It is not until the Bourbon Dynasty of France that knives were sort of domesticated and fashioned for table use. Up until that point, knives were made to be very sharp and pointy to serve its other purpose of killing your food.Now, imagine yourself eating in a table and everyone has a sharp and pointy knives with them. Wouldn't you be alarmed? One wrong escalation and everyone will...

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5 Kitchen Superstitions That Lived Through Generations

It is undeniable that we are living in an advanced time but some still believe in kitchen superstitions. We are listing 5 kitchen superstitions that have been immortalized.1. Garlic has been known to protect from vampires. People have placed garlic on their doors and windows to ward off vampires who might try to sneak into their homes while they are asleep. Some even make garlic necklace and wore them when wandering off at night.2. Eggs are tied to fertility. Farmers would bring broken eggs to their fields and scatter them in hopes that it would bring an abundant season. Another superstition is that when you crack open an egg and find two yolks, a close friend will have twins.3. Noodles,...

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Why do we love hacks

Tips and life hacks are all over the internet today.You can see it on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and other websites.These hacks ranges from kitchen tips to creating your own mini blender.Instead of buying new appliances and gadgets, we get to create themfrom parts that are lying around your house. By doing this, not only are you able to save some dough, you are able to explore your  ngenuity. You get to practice your "builder" and "inventor" skills, if you have one. You will also be learning a lot of things while doing thesehacks.  Explore the endless possibilities of hacks. Make it a goal to create hacks to better our lives, not just to show off. It would also be more beneficial if the...

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