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Tips & Techniques for South American Cooking

Learn more about South American cooking, find step-by-step guides to basic techniques and recipes, and read utensil and cookbook reviews.
  1. Cookbook Reviews (11)
  2. Step by Step Guides (5)

Oxo Good Grips Corn Stripper
This corn stripper kitchen gadget is worth the small investment if you like to use corn fresh from the cob in salads or other dishes.

Lime Squeezer
This is a really handy kitchen tool. I use it all the time to quickly and neatly extract juice from key limes, which are essential ingredients in many South American recipes.

Homemade Queso Fresco - Queso Fresco Casero
Queso fresco cheese is so easy to make at home, you need never go without it.

Homemade Requeijão - Brazilian Cream Cheese
This creamy Brazilian cheese is easy to make at home.

South American Unrefined Brown Cane Sugar:
Panela is the brown, molasses-like unrefined sugar that is traditionally processed from sugar cane.

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