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Agnes Szeplaki lives, works, and writes in Budapest, Hungary. She has spent many years honing her craft, writing about food and everything in kitchen. Despite having a degree in Marketing, her true passion, calling, and life is writing. She seeks knowledge of both traditional and modern cuisines and techniques. Between bonsai gardening sessions, she is always ready to share her next culinary adventure while enjoying a steaming hot cup of coffee.

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The Most Spot-On Accent Seasoning Substitutes (Updated)

Have you ever wondered what ancient people used before modern spices and food enhancers? Or did you simply assume that food tasted a lot worse? (*) There was a blooming culinary life thousands of years before modern civilization. And scientists claim that they had just as good, if not better, meals than we do today. …

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The Best Pork Shoulder Substitutes (#2 You MIGHT HAVE NOW)

You’re standing in line at the meat counter. Holding onto the ingredient list of THAT recipe. You’ve been planning this for weeks, and the family is arriving tomorrow. But there’s no more pork shoulder left. You haven’t checked for alternatives. Now what? Except for seasoned pitmasters or chefs, people have no clue about different cuts …

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11 Ultimate Chamoy Sauce Substitutes For Every Meal!

Life is too short for bland food. And Mexican food aficionados nod their heads in agreement with this.  For them, Chamoy is life. They even want to brush their teeth with it to start their days on a better foot. Even a spoonful of it can breathe life into plain salads or flat meats. We …

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The Best Substitute For Duck Sauce (#3 You Might Have Now!)

Have you ever done takeout, just to dip everything in duck sauce? You’re not alone.  Some even say that this lip-smackingly sweet and sour, umami condiment is addictive. But one thing is for sure; duck sauce is part of the ultimate takeout experience. (*) Somehow, store-bought versions are nowhere near as satisfying as small packets that …

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