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Grainful Video Tips: How to Chiffonade Basil

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Grainful Video Tips: How to Chiffonade Basil

We know what you're thinking "what in the world does chiffonade mean?!" Well lucky for you, Chef Sacco is here to help. A chiffonade is a preparation of shredded leaf vegetables, used as a garnish. With these tips you can make all your meals look like they came from a five-star kitchen! So sit back, relax and learn how to chiffonade basil with Chef Sacco.

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CHEF'S CORNER RECIPE: THE PERFECT SUMMER SALAD

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CHEF'S CORNER RECIPE: THE PERFECT SUMMER SALAD

With summer in full swing and Independence day right around the corner, its time to fire up the grill and raid the farmer's market to prepare a meal that is a real crowd pleaser. There's nothing better than a fresh  summer salad, dressed to impress-bonus points if you can include veggies from your own garden!

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Grainful Video Tips: AvocaDos and AvocaDon'ts

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Grainful Video Tips: AvocaDos and AvocaDon'ts

Avocados are a great addition to any dish: sandwiches, salads, dips- you name it! While using avocado to mix up meal time is easy, prepping this ingredient can be difficult. Chef Sacco is back to teach you what to AvocaDO and how to prevent your avocado's from oxidizing because brown guacamole is a major AvocaDON'T. 

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Extra onions please, hold the tears

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Extra onions please, hold the tears

What do all Grainful dishes have in common? Well yes, they’re delicious and all made with 100% natural steel cut oats but there is one other component that you’ll encounter on any Grainful adventure… Onions!

Now, onions are often discriminated against because they’ve been known to cause tears and bad breath, but we don’t think that is fair. Onions have great health benefits and often are the key to the perfect dish. Don’t let your salsas, stir-fry or salads suffer, it’s time to stop crying over smelly onions and learn how to use them like a pro.

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Cooking Tips: Chicken

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Cooking Tips: Chicken

In the Grainful kitchen, we like to make everything from scratch with fresh, healthy and delicious ingredients. Along with her Chef’s Corner recipes, our trusty CFO (Chief Food Officer), Chef Sacco, will be sharing some great cooking tips. Here are a few fowl tips that we love. Try them at home and let us know what you think! 

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