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Cooking Tips Part 2

Continuation of cooking tips from previous page:
Bunches of mint stored in a glass of water will keep fresh for 2 – 7 days. Mint can also be stored in the refrigerator, dry, wrapped in a plastic bag for a week.Choose onions that feel dry and solid all over, with no soft spots or sprouts. The neck should be tightly closed and the outer skin should have a crackly feel and a shiny appearance. Onions should be kept in a cool, dry open space away from bright light and never place onions near potatoes because potatoes give off moisture and produce a gas that causes onions to spoil more quickly. Onions varies from three different color- yellow,red and white. Yellow onions can be used for any type of cooking as they full-flavored. The red onion are ideal for grilling and char broiling and can be used in salads whereas white onions are the traditional onion used in classic Mexican cuisine. They have a golden color and sweet flavor when sauteed.Place a piece of bread on the knife tip to absorb t…