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Tips for Managing Keto Diet Macros Like a Boss

We want to help our customers take the guesswork out of making dinner, especially when it comes to maintaining specialty diets—like keto! Whether you’re looking for new options to maintain a low-carb lifestyle or following a strict ketogenic regimen, Green Chef Keto is flexible enough for anyone. With this handy guide, you can easily customize your Green Chef Keto meals so they satisfy your macro goals and personal tastes. Limit Carbs Green Chef Keto meals typically contain less than 20g…

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The Secret to Ripening an Avocado

Executive Chef Dana and her culinary team love incorporating fresh avocados in our recipes when the season is right. Since you can’t un-ripen an avocado, we work hard with our suppliers to ensure that your avocados arrive perfectly ripe, or sometimes even a little under-ripe. To get your avocados ready for your delicious recipes, follow these chef secrets to ripen them. 1. Simply put your avocado in a brown paper bag. This will help it ripen faster. 2. If you…

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Cast Iron: The Pan, the Myth, the Legend

Cast iron is the Swiss Army knife of the kitchen. This powerhouse of a pan is excellent for searing, crisping, and baking everything from entrees to desserts. But that’s just the beginning of why so many chefs and home cooks love cast iron cookware.   Why is cast iron so epic? With its rustic look and pleasant heft, cast iron can easily be the centerpiece of your kitchen aesthetic. Plus, cast iron only gets better with age. If you’re lucky…

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How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board

The best way to get a wooden cutting board 5-star-kitchen clean is with salt, lemons, and a little elbow grease. Simply pour coarse salt onto your board and use half a lemon to scrub hard. This process removes unwanted lingering flavors much better than the standard soap and water. We recommend cleaning your board this way at least once a month for optimal upkeep.  ·   ·  · Green Chef delivers all you need to make wholesome meals at home:…

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Chef Secrets: How to Remove Spice From Your Fingers

We’ve all been there. You rub your eyes, forgetting you just sliced jalapeños or added a pinch of chili powder to something. Ouch. Our chefs say it’s nbd: Instead of getting rid of the ingredient altogether, rub your hands with cooking oil (any will do) after handling peppers or chili powder. Then wash them with dish soap and water. This breaks down and neutralizes the oils that irritate the skin. Voilà! No more crying while cooking! ·   ·  …

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