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Edy’s – The Best Brand of Orange Sherbet

As an ice cream connoisseur, I’m often trying different ice creams, sorbets and gelatos – yes, they’re all different things! There is, however, a distinct lack of quality sherbets on the market for us to delve in to. I haven’t really found many that I thought were good enough to share with you guys – until I tried Edy’s Orange …

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When are Peaches in season?

When are Peaches in season in the US? Like many other summer fruits, the best time for producing peaches is between May and August. Though in California, the peach season starts a month earlier than that in April, and can extend further by a month or so. This isn’t true for all brands of peach, but usually the freestone peaches that …

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Where does salt come from and is it bad for you?

Salt is one of the most common ingredients that you’ll find for cooking in the United States today. You’ll pretty much find it in every savoury recipe going, whether that’s whilst you’re cooking it or after it’s cooked and for seasoning. But where does this magnificent mineral come from? How is it produced, and how did it become so popular …

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When are Strawberries in season?

When are Strawberries in season in the US? Depending on what continent you’re living in, the season for strawberries will vary somewhat. In the United States, strawberry season can vary throughout the summer months, from April all the way through to October. April is considered peak strawberry picking time in the South. Though if you carry on into the deep south, May …

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When are Cherries in season?

When are Cherries in season in the US? Like strawberries, cherries are extremely popular throughout California. The prime of the season begins in April, continuing through to around June, where then the cherry chase progresses in a Northernly direction wit the weather. The prime time for the cherries in Cali is around June, towards the end of their prime season …

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Ice Cream vs Sherbet

One of the less common variations of a frozen dessert is  sherbet. Whilst you might not be fully aware of what a sherbet is and how it differs from ice cream and sorbet, stick around; I’ll go through all the differences between them. Essentially, a sherbet is a sorbet with one difference; there’s a drop of milk added. This milk …

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Why does ice cream upset my stomach but not milk?

This is one of the more commonly asked questions that I get from friends. “Why does ice cream upset my stomach, but I’m absolutely fine drinking milk?”. You wouldn’t believe the amount of times I’ve been asked that throughout my time making ice cream. The answer is actually pretty simple. Usually, ice cream is higher in fat content than milk. …

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Is Ice Cream Food?

It’s a pretty popular question to ask yourself; does ice cream technically count as a food or a drink? Well, we’ll answer that pretty definitively today. Firstly, let’s look at this from a technical perspective. Ice cream is by definition a solid. This is because of it’s form; it is not a liquid. It’s a solid, which makes ice cream technically a …

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Calories in Oven Chips

If you’re conscious about the amount of calories in oven chips, then you’re right to be so. They’re fairly high in calories, as they’re primarily made up of carbohydrates but also have a substantial amount of fat in them too. Though we do think that oven chips get a fairly bad rap in comparison to other foods. It seems that …

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Do Toasters Cook as well as Toaster Ovens?

If you’re looking at getting a new appliance for your kitchen, it’s worth doing some research before you buy. Perhaps your old toaster has broken down and you’re wondering whether you should invest in a toaster or upgrade to a fully fledged toaster oven. But is it an upgrade? Do toaster ovens cook as well as toasters, or will it …