Sriracha is a type of hot sauce or chili sauce made from a paste of chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt.


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Mayonnaise is oil, eggs, salt and acid such as lemon juice or vinegar whipped until it turns into what's called an emulsion. Mayo is great on sandwiches or anyplace you might use butter or a fat.

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All-purpose flour

AP flour is the standard flour you would use on a day to day basis to make cookies, bread, and for dredging.

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Bread Flour

When do I use bread flour instead of all-purpose? bread flour is good for chewy pizza crust, bagels and cookies. Bread flour is perfect for any kind of yeast baking.

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Iodized Salt

Common salt you see in shakers all over the world. Generally Iodised salt is refined, processed, stripped of minerals (and flavor) and then has anti caking agents and iodine added to it. This salt is functional, but there are better options.

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Kosher Salt

Kosher salt should be your go to salt. Cheap, easy to pinch and perfect for most any recipe.

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I was eating like shit.

My diet was terrible. Hamburger Helper, McDonalds, frozen meals in bags, pre-packaged crap, soda–this was what I knew. Cooking was for tv personalities & housewifes. I didn’t have time for that nonsense, or did I?

Cooking can be technical & geeky.

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