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Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:28:22 -0600

 



Easy Cooking Ideas

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:05:49 -0600

Cooking could be a tiring task for all whether it is working parents, singles or housewives. Preparing lunch boxes for your kids or making lunch and dinner seems like such daunting tasks especially if it is too hot or too cold out there. But why should we worry when we can cook quite easily and conveniently?



Make Something Hearty for the Party - Healthier Meatballs! Great for Office or Family Party Events!

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:32:33 -0500

When thinking of great food to contribute to the office potluck, or even your own sponsored holiday dinner table; thoughts of hearty dishes come to mind. With the change of season comes many reasons to add heavier, home-cooked dishes for potluck meals or anytime is the right time for meatballs! ** There are many different variations of ingredients to add to your favorite ground meat, ground turkey, or ground lamb meatballs, though I wish to share some not-so-traditional tips. ** Adding healthy vegetables added in lieu of breadcrumbs, eggs, cheese or ketchup. Not that there's anything wrong with those ingredients, I just want to share some healthy alternatives for YOU to try- COME ON, At least once, please... ~



Healthier Meals With Herbs,Fruits and Vegetables - Decorate Your Dinner Table With Herbs and Olives!

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:23:26 -0500

Create healthier dishes with fresh herbs, fresh fruits and vegetables,or fresh herbs and olives to decorate!~Cooking is more than just making food to be eaten or feeding yourself, family and friends~ Cooking is an ability to enjoy creating something tasty, healthy, beautiful, health-beneficial, or marvelous!*****There are so many unique things that distinguish a persons' cooking style that to say that one way of cooking is better than another is misinformation. Albeit there are a lot of greatly experienced cooks and chefs, remember, your family has an affinity for some of their favorite dishes and a blue ribbon dish is probably not one of them. Cooking styles come and go and change and flow according to ingredients, availability of fresh vegetables, fruits, spices and grains, though some things never change and that is the comfort foods that are what you and me grew up eating in our family dinner plates. Family is a relative term~ ha, ha, in both senses of the word.** A good family meal is enjoyed with people that congregate together in comfort at the dinner table to enjoy each others company; coupled by great tasting and smelling food.**



Cook Like Jamie Oliver

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:15:55 -0500

Ever wondered why you should learn to cook? What are the benefits I can gain from learning this skill? Check out this article to find out more!



The Difference Between Sunflower Oil and Soya Oil

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:20:59 -0500

There is quite a variety of cooking oils available that are suitable for different applications as well as for certain dietary requirements. Generally, most people tend to use sunflower oil for their daily cooking needs whereas there are others that use soya oil. But what is the difference between sunflower and soya oil?



Guide To Deep Fryers

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:51:39 -0500

A deep fryer is an important appliance in your home or business. You can use the appliance in preparing different types of foods including: vegetables, meat, cheese and even bread: Types of deep fryers There are many types of deep fryers in the market that you can go for. The most common being: Electric fryers: They are the most common in the market and are loved by many people as you can safely use them indoors.



3 Easy Low Carb Recipes You Should Try

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:33:39 -0500

Food is known to be the main cause of obesity. Due to this, weight conscious people are very careful about the food that they eat. If you are one of these people, and you love cooking, here are some of the best low carbohydrate recipes that you should go with. The cool thing about the recipes is that you will not only be in control of the amount of calories that you get into your body, you also get to prepare the food at the comfort of your home. The most popular low carb recipes include:



4 Things You Need To Know About Induction Cooktops Before You Buy

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:51:15 -0500

Induction cooktops basically create electromagnetic reactions between the cooking zone and the pot. This means that the cooktops utilize magnetic reactions to create heat that enables you to do your cooking. Unlike electric cooktops that heat cooking zones before transferring the heat to your pot, the induction ones create heat with the pot making the cooking fast, energy efficient and safe too.



Mashed Potatoes Twice - Seasoned Mashed Potato Patties - Holiday Leftover Tips

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:28:16 -0500

Here's a fun way to make mashed potatoes do double duty with each dish being just as delicious, yet appealing and different. The holidays will soon be upon us and it is a great time to research recipe recycling ideas that can make your food dishes and or leftovers have an eclectic, different or flavorful appeal on an old-time classic side dish.



Simple Chicken for Two - Lightly Fried, With Lemon and Mustard Flavoring

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:23:24 -0500

Yesterday I found chicken breast, from my freeze that would need the least amount of time to defrost and be readily defrosted for cooking on-time before dinner, and I also found Italian bread crumbs in my cupboards, and nice lemons. Make sure to check the expiration on all spices and bread crumbs items in your cupboards before using. Healthy meals are enjoyed even more when you blend fresh lemons, fresh herbs and spices! Here are a few ideas that I'd like to share with you! There are so many ways to marinade chicken, here is an easy suggestion. Suggestions for marinading and cooking 2-medium-sized portions of chicken breast only, no bone, no skin. Enjoy marinading your protein dishes before cooking, though by adding vinegar or fresh lemon juice, mustard, and other common ingredients-you can actually get away with not marinading your meats, at least once in a while anyway. I like to keep my ingredients healthy by checking the expiration dates on my spices and my keeping my marinades as simple and easy as possible for a tangy zest of flavor.



A Twist on Macaroni and Cheese

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:53:14 -0500

Back in October of 2011, I remember being inspired to add new twists to traditional, packaged side dishes. Mac and cheese was one of my first inspirations, a go-to comfort food, at least for me and my family. There are so many different variations that can make your cooking preparation and imagination healthy or exotic vegetable and spice combinations. Creating recipes is joyous if you have time, patience and apply innovation- by using your taste buds as testers, and your ability to imagine color and food working together as collaborations that can be tasty, innovative and fun for anyone to enjoy!



Soulful Spinach Salad, Served Hot or Cold, As a Side Dish or Enjoy As a Vegetable Spread

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:57:34 -0500

Soulful Spinach salad; Spinach is a very versatile side dish or salad, it's delicious when well-seasoned, it brings out incredible texture and flavor. Also, a healthy, dark green iron-rich, calcium containing,nutritionally beneficial vegetable. Many recipes in the southern part of the United States are made with greens; being spinach, collards, kale or any preference shows reference to our family way of eating and also sheds light on soulful ways that we choose to keep our traditional family recipes current, shared or eaten in today's world.



Exquisite Eggplant Recipe, Also Known As Aubergine - A Coveted Eastern and Mediterranean Dish

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:25:48 -0500

Eggplant the purple vegetable with the curious shape. Eggplant or aubergine recipes are well known, coveted Eastern or Mediterranean dish that is delicious and usually fire-cooked. Fire-cooking vegetables, especially when you intend to eat the skin, helps you digest the skin better, and adds to the flavor when blending with herbs, oils, and spices.



Healthy, Hearty, Hummus, Keep Refrigerated Hummus on-Hand for a Quick Snack - Enjoy With Warm Bread

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:38:37 -0500

Heart, healthy, hummus delicious warm or cold. Keep refrigerated hummus,on-hand and ready for a quick snack; enjoy with warm pita, or French bread. Hummus, is hearty, healthy and can be enhanced by roasted vegetables, acidic fruits, any herbs and spices, of your own choosing; add your own flavorful additions, some may even be considered unconventional, enjoy your hummus creations or combinations, serve either hot or cold...



My Cooking Story

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:10:21 -0500

For those not used to cooking and for those who are bad at this, please know, the keys to being better (even in the kitchen) is asking and trying. Ask for help when stuck or ignorant from those who have gone farther than you in your field of interest and keep on trying to be better as today's great men (or Chefs) used to be little boys (or bad cooks). Also know that there is no one way to do things. Meals are basically edible products of one's imagination. Tweak it a little here and there, and get something different from the norm



How to Make Indian Burritos

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 09:17:06 -0500

I have lived in the US for 12 years (I live in Europe now) and during my stay, I have indulged myself to spicy and some delicious Mexican dishes that really satisfied my taste buds and since I come from the Indian subcontinent (countries that include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives), some of the dishes have a similar version where I come from. The fact is that I love cooking and enjoy trying out dishes from other countries and also blending them in with Indian style dishes which I find it as a creative thing to do.



Eating Fresh Flowers - Wait, What? How?

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:40:23 -0500

Modern and traditional culinaries will agree that the power of blooms is never limited to decorations. They add aroma and taste that only these flowers can produce. Step up your cooking game by using fresh flowers on your next gastronomic project.



Why Making Bread Doesn't Need to Be Scary

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:05:48 -0500

The thought of making bread yourself is terrifying for many people. However, it is actually a lot easier than people think!



Food Garnishing Tips and Decoration Ideas

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:51:25 -0500

Garnishing and decorating of food is great way to make your party one that others enjoy. Learn some food garnishing tips and decoration ideas.



Make Hard Boiled Eggs

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:56:49 -0500

Do you enjoy a hard boiled egg as much as I do? I cook up about a dozen eggs almost every week. I have one for lunch four to five days a week.



Get Cooking - Tips and Recipes for Fast Weeknight Meals

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:56:25 -0500

Let's Get Cooking! Here are a few cooking tips and tricks to help you get a tasty meal on the table in no time and feel good about what everyone is eating.



Make Some Great No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:14:48 -0500

I love to be in the kitchen, maybe because I don't get enough time in there, but regardless when I have the chance, I get in there and bake or make cookies for my grandchildren, cook dinner for my kids or prepare some tasty treat for my co-workers. It gives me great pleasure to spend time in the kitchen because I know that many will enjoy the outcome of my time there. Of all of the tasty treats that I will make or bake, the one that seems to get the most comments and compliments is...



What To Do When You Don't Like Chia Pudding

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:01:22 -0500

What should you do when you don't like chia pudding? Don't let food blogs fool you, this super seed has way more uses than interestingly textured pudding. Learn the 5 most popular uses, tips, and benefits in this article and you'll be on your way to healthier food and more options.



Tips on Storing Food in Your Fridge Correctly

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 07:18:13 -0500

If you have left home for the first time and set up in your very own home or apartment, you might be a little confused about how to store food correctly in your fridge and many of you might not even know that proper storage can actually help to reduce the risks of getting food poisoning. It is always wise to try and learn about food storage practices as a bad case of food poisoning can be extremely bad for your health and could even possibly cause death.



What's More Dangerous, A Sharp Knife or a Dull Knife?

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:46:12 -0500

If you cook, it's a safe bet you have a set of knives. Keep reading for some more information on how to choose, take care of, and store your knives so that you can get the most out of them!



8 Quick Things to Remember When Microwave Cooking

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:18:32 -0500

Interested in making quick and easy dishes using your microwave? Here are 8 quick things to keep in mind when microwave cooking that will make your life easier!



Deep Frying a Turkey (or Duck)

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:14:40 -0500

About 15 years ago I decided to try deep frying a turkey for Thanksgiving. The results were great and since then I have made it an annual tradition. The time required to cook the turkey is less than 1 hour and the meat is always very moist, even the white meat. Recently I tried deep frying a duck and achieved the same great results.



Super Easy Method of How Many Tablespoons in a Cup

Mon, 09 May 2016 12:46:12 -0500

The concept of conversion can be explained as an exchange from one unit of measurement to another, without a change in the amount or size. In this article, we have tried to help you in understanding the conversion of two cooking measurement units: cups and tablespoons.



Salt: What Is in Your Kitchen and Fridge May Be Killing You

Fri, 06 May 2016 14:08:22 -0500

Salty food is tasty. It can make us lick all our fingers in the same manner as a greedy dog licks out his bowl. Stores sell both iodized and iodine-free salts.



Healthy Eating - The Best Foods To Help Make Meal Prep A Breeze

Wed, 04 May 2016 12:59:01 -0500

If you're looking to maintain a healthier eating plan, one thing you will want to be doing as often as possible is preparing your meals in advance. Preparing meals up ahead will both help you stay on track and help save cooking time during the week when you tend to be most busy and less likely to squeeze meal preparation into your busy day. The important thing to note in all of this, however, is not all foods prepare as well as others. In fact, particular foods will only last a day or two while others may hold up quite well for 4 to 5 days, or, freeze very well so can be used at a later time. These are the foods you might want to focus on when doing your meal preparation.



9 Amazingly Known Facts About Food

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 06:21:22 -0500

As long as man has been around he has needed to figure out ways to sustain the body. Some foods are created with various ingredients while others come from nature. Rarely do we really think about the origin of what we put in our mouth, we just enjoy the taste. Here are a few interesting facts about the foods we know and love.



3 Additions to Lentil Soups to Beat the Heat

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:36:35 -0500

It is important to keep your body healthy through simple recipes in this humid weather. Here are 3 incredibly simple and widely available vegetables, which, when added to your staple lentil soup, helps you fight the summer sun.



How to Choose the Best Induction Cooktop

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:09:10 -0500

An induction cooktop can provide rapid heat and perfect simmering. This is because they have an electromagnetic field below the glass surface that rapidly transmits heat to the pan so that heat is well controlled. However an induction cooktop is not cheap, so you should know how to recognize the best ones.



Food Safety in the Home Kitchen

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:42:19 -0500

Understanding and properly following food safety guidelines is an important part of cooking. No one wants to make their guests or customers sick, and it can almost always be avoided in the first place if you follow a few guidelines. But what exactly is a food borne illness?



How to Get Perfectly Toasted Buns

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:05:43 -0500

Who doesn't enjoy a tasty burger on toasted buns? I'm sure that's all of us. Restaurants that serve burger meals are in a very competitive industry because their burgers must be better and very tasty. In addition, you need to have consistency when it comes to the delivery of the burger meals. What you serve to one customer today needs to be the same when you serve it to another customer next week. One way to guarantee consistency is to invest in quality catering equipment which has measures and timers in place such as the Anvil Vertical Bun Toaster.



3 Things to Remember When Cooking Yourself Thin

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 06:29:26 -0500

Three simple and easy tips for cooking your way to a slim and healthy lifestyle. I want to advocate a lifestyle that you can enjoy rather then a restrictive diet that makes you feel guilty and gain back the weight when you stop.



Creative Cooking - A Guide

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:51:47 -0500

Just as creative writing can give you that rush, and provide you with that relief from ecstatic joy or lingering sorrow, creative cooking has its own benefits, too. Other than the obvious need to place food on the table that satiates your stomach, cooking can also be healing and therapeutic to some.



The Most Effective Uses Of Garlic

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:15:47 -0500

Garlic has many uses in everyday life. In my newest article I reveal what they are and how you can utilise them.



5 Ways to Cook for Two

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 06:37:55 -0500

When cooking for one or two people, the challenge is crafting something delicious but not ending up with a ton of leftovers. Here are five easy ways to cut the portion while increasing the quality and saving money.



Fun With Foodies

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:34:48 -0600

Do you love food? If yes, my latest article is for you!



3 Essential Cake Baking Tips for Amateurs

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:36:53 -0600

Cakes are one of the most common desserts consumed by people on most special occasions like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, etc. These are baked goodies that require a lot of effort along with putting in the right ingredients and following the correct procedure to finally gain the perfectly baked cake.



Uncommon Ways to Cooking Chicken

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:59:39 -0600

Chicken is an inexpensive meat and can be cooked in a wide variety of ways from appetizers to salads to the main course. There are many ways to prepare chicken as it's very versatile and can be baked, broiled, grilled or fried. However, on it's own, chicken can often be fairly bland. In this article we will explore various was of enhancing the flavor of chicken for almost any recipe using brines, marinades and seasonings.



5 Reasons To Make Bread With a Bread Maker

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:49:26 -0600

There are many reasons to go out and get a bread maker to make your bread with but I am only going to list five of them for starters. The first reason and in my opinion the most important for making your own bread is because it's much healthier than buying the store brand bread with all the added preservatives.



An Introduction to Bread Ingredients

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 06:09:57 -0600

Bread is made up of quite a few ingredients, mostly flour which comes in many types depending upon the bread you are making. So what is it exactly that makes up the ingredients that goes into baking bread. In this article we will give you a basic introduction to bread ingredients.



10 Things You Can Do If You Are Concerned About the Lack of GMO Food Labeling!

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:26:03 -0600

Is Your Family Consuming Frankenfoods? Genetic engineering (GE), or genetic modification (GM) food involves the laboratory process of artificially inserting genes into the DNA of food crops or animals. The result is called a genetically engineered or genetically modified organism (GMO). Many opponents of GE crops refer to them as Frankenstein foods, of Frankenfoods.



Why You Should Be Chicken of Chicken!

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:16:14 -0600

I love to cook and eat chicken, but chicken is a potentially hazardous food if handled improperly. It even scares me. About one in four pieces of raw chicken carry salmonella. Salmonella from poultry sickens over 200,000 Americans a year, according to USDA food safety data. Read this article and find out ways to protect your family.



The Wonderful, Fabulous, Versatile Sweet Potato

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:31:16 -0600

That sweet potato slathered in butter is more than a holiday treat, it is the most nutritious of all the vegetables and is more versatile than you might think. After reading this article you will never look at the sweet potato the same again!



A Hint of Rosemary

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:15 -0600

Do you enjoy spicing up your meals? Cooking with herbs and spices can take you from bland to bold. Explore the world of flavor and elevate your dishes with a sprinkling of spices and a hint of herbs.



A Brief Guide To Different Types Of Cookware Sets

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:07:00 -0600

In the market, you can find a variety of cookware sets and each set comes with a different price tag. With experience, you can learn what you should or shouldn't buy. However, if you are going to buy an induction cookware set for the first time, you may want to keep a few things in mind.



Is Aluminium Foil Safe to Use?

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:38:27 -0600

The researchers found dangerously high levels of aluminium in foods after being cooked, reheated, and even cooled on aluminium foil. It just seems like yesterday when I was a little girl and my mom would pack a parantha in a tea towel and send it with me to my school for lunch. I loved the way the lunch was packed which never spilled a drop of oil and never messed my school bag.



Top 5 Disadvantages to Home Canning

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:53:55 -0600

You've heard about the many benefits to home canning but what about the pitfalls? There are a few things you need to know in order to prepare for the effort needed in order to preserve food at home.



How To Serve The Best Cooked Rice?

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:52:34 -0600

The first food we learn to cook is rice. Rice can be cooked in different ways but the challenge lies in finding the best method. In this article, we focus on the methods of cooking to attract the people



Catering Food With Care

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:17:13 -0600

Last week it was my Son's birthday and we planned to take the kids for a picnic to the lakeside park. We decided to make a salad and pack some sandwiches & drinks for the picnic. We prepared the sandwiches at night and took along with us for the morning trip. By mid-day we were at the lake. As we spread the sheets on the grass the kids felt hungry and demanding food. As I opened the basket I smelt something weird. The sandwiches with chicken filling was giving out unpleasant smell.



Eating Veggies Can Be Fun

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:21:07 -0600

Yes, it is true, especially for all finicky picky eaters whether a child, teen or adult. Most of us know veggies are an excellent source of nutrients but eating them is like trying to open a locked door without a key. It's just not happening. The trick is to steam, puree, finely chop, or grate them into your food. So here are some fun and simple ways to get veggies you need in your diet without the challenge.



5 Best Ways to Soften Butter for Baking

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:47:54 -0600

When a recipe calls for softened butter, but yours is hard as a rock, how can you get it soft quickly, without melting it? Read on for 5 foolproof ways!



Four Ways to Keep Your Food Safe

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:31:11 -0600

There is an old English saying "Food cooked with passion and served with love tastes divine." Trust me, it is true even today! Every food enthusiast (like you and me) is well aware that the soul of any good recipe resides in the right blend of spices and fresh natural ingredients. But we might sometimes miss upon an even more important ingredient while cooking food, and which more often than not tampers with the soul of our recipe. Yes, I am talking about food safety & hygiene. One has to be very careful while handling food and maintain the highest level of hygiene and food safety in our kitchen and home.



The 4 Major Guidelines to Bake a Perfect Cake

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:02:34 -0600

While you intend to bake a cake, you have imagined it to be equally delectable as you have seen it in pictures. To make it look like what you imagined, read on for a guide to baking the perfect cakes.



How to Deep Fry Seafood In The Best Way

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:51:30 -0600

If you are into deep-fried fish and are on the lookout of a good deep fryer recipe, you can find lots of simple yet important tips in this article. Deep-friend seafood, especially fish is crispy, hot and flavorful. Besides, it makes a delicious lunch and dinner for the entire family. If you like, you can deep fry a shrimp, a baby octopus, a squid or whole fish.



Easy Dinner Ideas - Time to Impress Your Guests and Family Members

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:18:34 -0600

Planning dinner for weeknights is really a tough job. Especially, when you are having guests in your home. After work, it is very hard to cook something delicious and sassy. At this point, we always look for those recipes that can be made in a single skillet and within a short time period. And most importantly, it should be appetizing and healthy too. This is one of the best ways to impress your guests.



Catering to the Masses: Six Foods That Please Everyone

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:21:26 -0600

Most catering companies serve six staples that seem to please everyone. Here is a list of those staples and the guests who find them most appealing.



Cooking Basics

Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:59:48 -0600

REAL everyday cooking isn't always about recipes. The person that cooks everyday needs to know some basic techniques. The person that cooks everyday needs to know how to take WHATEVER is in the kitchen and make a tasty meal. In other words, the person that cooks everyday needs to know how to SLING together a meal. This article will teach YOU how to be the 'King of Sling'.



Simple Ways To Perfect Your Cooking Skills

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:40:58 -0600

You must not go to a cooking school to perfect your culinary skills. There are numerous small and easy things you can perform anytime you cook to acquire more professional results, and cook much better.



Christmas Cake Decorating Ideas That Are Surprisingly Easy

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:39:49 -0600

Christmas cake holds a special place in the celebration and decorating it at home can bring out all the creativity within you. This festive season, try out some interesting cake decorating ideas to surprise your guest.



10 Food Myths You Probably Believe

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:24:42 -0600

A quick look at some commonly-believed food myths that most of us believe. These are certainly repeated frequently enough in our society that most of us accept them as truth, but modern science doesn't agree.



How To Chop Ingredients

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:35:19 -0600

Before you start cooking you must first be able to prepare your ingredients. This article, teaches you how to hone your knife skills and become a better chef.



Examining The Various Benefiting Associated With Food Dehydration

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:15:25 -0600

Are you interested in finding a new and more effective way to prepare your foods? If so, you should read this article and learn about the enormous benefits associated with food dehydration.



Easy Ways to Be Creative With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:34:02 -0600

You can look at holiday leftovers one of two ways. Aiyyyyyyyyyy, what am I going to do with all this stuff is one way. Or perhaps the better way - woohoo, look at all this delectable bounty ready and waiting for creative repurposing.



Six Healthy Party Snacks

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:58:43 -0600

Whether it is an impromptu get-together with friends or a formal cocktail party, whether you are hosting them or being hosted, parties are an important part of our lifestyle. They are like mini-vacations for celebration, fun and laughter with family and friends. While get-togethers and parties are a great way to unwind, especially after those tiresome work hours, we do tend to indulge in all kinds of unhealthy food items.



Top 5 Reasons For Home Canning and Preserving

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:07:15 -0600

There are a lot of good reasons for home canning and preserving but these could be the best of them all! Find out why it's such a good idea to preserve food for use later.



How to Make Desserts Organic

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:50:45 -0600

Fresh fruit and veggies are organic sources of meals that you can enjoy without feeling guilty whenever you crave something light and refreshing as desserts. Frost Food Machine is an efficient and a sophisticated catering equipment which bars and restaurants should have to get the competitive advantage among healthy food lovers. This ice cream machine is superb to help in preparing instant mousses or sorbet from any favorite flavor juices. It offers a brilliant cool method to make your desserts organic with the added advantage of being nutritious as fresh fruit and veggies.



Deep Fried Turkey Instructions

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:20:40 -0600

Fried is a nationwide popular concept that originated in the southern states of the USA, ideal for barbecues, block parties, holiday feasts etc. Other than the pleasure one has from eating it, making it is quite enjoyable too. For a fun and wonderful deep frying turkey experience resulting in delicious end results, follow the steps below:



Is Smoothie Sabotage Ruining Your Diet? Avoid These 4 Biggest Pitfalls

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 09:53:41 -0600

What are the 4 top mistakes people make when trying to use smoothies for better health? Learn how to avoid them, and how to power up your smoothies for maximum flavor & nutrition with the facts and tips in this article.



Here's The Buzz On Insect Farming

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:59:16 -0500

Foodies around the world know that high protein yields come from many sources with insect farming one of the most efficient, cost effective methods. In addition to being healthy, eating crickets, mealworms and ants is easier on the environment and completely organic.



How to Make Sweet and Soft Besan Ke Laddu at Home

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:34:26 -0500

Besan ke laddoos are soft and saccharine dessert snacks made from gram flour. A signature smell of this dessert arouses every Indian to savour it round the clock. Besan ke laddoos depict the piousness of Indians towards Lord Ganpati, as a legend says these ladoos were revered by this Indian Deity.



The Basics of Home Canning

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:41:47 -0500

Interested in home canning? Here is a look at the basics you'll need to know to perform the best in your kitchen.



Easy Meals - From Freezer to Crockpot

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:38:16 -0500

Dinner in a rush? It is 6 p.m., you just got home from work, you have 1 hour to feed your family and get back out the door to a practice/game/recital/meeting and you have no idea what's for dinner. Does this sound like a common story in your life?



5 Top Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling a Burger

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:01:25 -0500

A burger is a classic grilled favorite and of the easiest to prepare even for grilling beginners. The perfect burger is both juicy and flavorful - otherwise, it is not perfectly cooked.



Points to Consider When Cooking Meat

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 13:48:36 -0500

There are a number of points that need to be thought about, when cooking animal products. The article explains some of those points.



All About Risotto

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:21:10 -0500

Every wonder how tomake the perfect risotto? Well this article will help. It is a lot easier and less time consuming than you think.



Your Very Own Personal Chef: A Dream or Reality

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:49:27 -0500

You don't have to be a celebrity to have a personal chef. Normal people with normal lives are looking into getting one for themselves, and there are many few reasons why. If you are in the market for a personal chef, here are some things to you can look forward to when you have someone working for you...



How To Can Homemade Applesauce - Step By Step Instructions For Canning And Storing Fresh Apples

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:40:22 -0500

In this article I am going to explain step by step, how to can applesauce! We have had an incredible amount of apples on the big tree this year. I bet we have gotten eight bushels off, and the tree is still loaded at the top with some really big ones. Just have to wait for them to fall, cause it is too high to climb up with a ladder!



Substitutes For Food Ingredients In A Pinch - Recipes - Cooking Tips

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:43:00 -0500

This article is about stuff that you may have on hand to substitute for something you are missing. Sour Cream Substitute for sauces: 1 cup condensed milk, add one tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice, let stand 5 minutes. I like mine a little more sour so I add 2 tablespoons per 12 oz can.



Three Ways To Cook Bacon And How to Get Rid Of Cooking Oil Waste

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:17:38 -0500

Do you love bacon? There are several ways to cook it. Plus, learn how to get rid of the cooking oil waste.



Different Healthier Food Preparation Tips And Techniques

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:51:04 -0500

There are many ways on how you can prepare delectable, healthy food for your family. Also, there are a couple of alternative cooking methods to frying.



How to Roast a Chicken on a Rotisserie

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:20:22 -0500

Nothing beats the taste of a freshly cooked chicken that has been slow roasted over hot coals. Here is a step by step guide on cooking your own roasted chicken on a rotisserie.



Low Sodium Diet - How To Create Flavorful Rice, Pasta, Or Vegetables Without Salting The Water

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:32:36 -0500

Following a low sodium diet can be challenging especially when you think you need to add salt to water when cooking pasta, rice, grains, vegetables, etc. You don't need to add salt. You can flavor the water with garlic, vegetables, fresh lemon juice and/or zest, vinegar, black pepper, etc. Also, you will most likely top these with a sauce, vinaigrette, fresh herbs, salt-free seasonings, or something that will add flavor. You don't have to salt the water. Here are some cooking tips to help flavor the water without salt.



Safety Tips for Avoiding Grease Fires When Cooking

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:55:04 -0500

In the event of a grease fire, would you know what to do to extinguish it? What is the burning point of the cooking oil you are using? What is the one thing you should never throw on a grease fire? If you don't know the answers to these questions, then this article is for you!



The Benefits And Guide To Using A Pizza Stone

Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:24 -0500

There a lot of benefits to using a pizza stone. The ones that immediately come to mind are getting a crispier pizza crust and baking that results in less fatty foods.



Cooking With Mezcal in Oaxaca: Casa De Los Sabores Class and Recipe

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:40:38 -0500

Mexico's iconic spirit, mezcal, has been increasing in popularity by leaps and bounds over the past few years. Most mezcal is produced in the southern state of Oaxaca, noted for its gastronomic greatness. One of Oaxaca's pre-eminent chefs, Pilar Cabrera Arroyo, now gives cooking classes incorporating mezcal into most dishes. Here's a review of one of Chef Pilar's mezcal cooking classes, with a recipe from the class included.



Common Features of Great Burgers

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:46:51 -0500

When you sink your teeth into this meal, you'll get fast clues about the quality. Learn what makes great burgers so you can make an informed assessment.



Food Safety: 5 Tips for Safe Grilling and Delicious Barbecue

Thu, 21 May 2015 10:13:43 -0500

Food hygiene should always be a top priority whether you're baking, cooking or grilling. Making sure that the food you serve is always clean and thoroughly cooked will keep you and your loved ones safe from food contamination problems.



Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Repurposing Your Cooking Oil Waste

Mon, 18 May 2015 05:58:50 -0500

Recycling cooking oil waste is a good idea for a restaurant or kitchen facility and the environment. Companies specialize in collecting this material for use in making cleaner, better forms of fuel as well as some animal feeds.



Creating a Fire in a Wood Burning Stove

Wed, 13 May 2015 15:03:52 -0500

A wood burning stove can be a great addition to any home, and can help your family to stay warm on a cold winter night. Here's everything you need to know about starting a fire in this timeless piece.



Cake Preparation and Decoration Tips for Home Cooks

Wed, 13 May 2015 10:58:58 -0500

If baking is your passion, we have a few tips to help you in creating a wonderfully tasking and perfectly executed cake every time you make one at home for special occasions or gatherings with friends. A smooth fondant covering is not such as tall order as some home cooks may surmise. It is possible to create a surface that is free from bubbles of wrinkles even if it is your first time to use rolled fondant.



How to Bake a Perfect Cake?

Tue, 12 May 2015 10:36:43 -0500

One day I was sitting at home, it was a Saturday afternoon when I felt like baking a cake. I have seen a friend of mine baking and learnt some basic tricks from her. But I had not practised those tricks. So it was the right time to experiment and see how much I had learnt. Since it was Saturday, I was expecting some guests around dinner time. I thought for dessert, a cake would be a good choice.



Grilling Tips: How to Properly Grill Common Vegetables

Fri, 08 May 2015 06:17:51 -0500

Fruits and vegetables make delicious dishes whether used for a main dish or for a side dish. That's why grillers from all over the world love working with fresh produce - they are extremely easy to grill and they are way less expensive compared to meat.



The 5 Best Safety Tips to Follow for a Better Grilling Experience

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:22:54 -0500

There are plenty of hazards when you're in or out of the kitchen. You are at risk whether you're baking, cooking or grilling, especially when you don't take safety precautions.



Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Vegetables

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:44:47 -0500

Vegetables are a great addition to any barbecue menu, whether as a side or a main dish. They are a refreshing substitute when you're always grilling steaks or hotdogs, they add color to your menu and they also instantly improve the nutritional value of any grilled dish.



The Art of Cooking With Italian Wines

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:24:35 -0500

Cooking with wine has been a popular way to prepare food for years. It has been known to enhance various dishes with its unique flavor. Italian wines are extremely popular as Italy is the largest producer of this beverage.



Hot Air Fryer For Low Fat Frying

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:48:39 -0500

Deep fried food is really tasty and would have been every one's favorite if not for its unhealthy high fat content. So, is it possible to fry without using oil? Is it possible to cook oil-free or low fat fried food that is also tasty?