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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.


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.


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.


3 Bacon-Like Meats

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:18:35 -0500

Bacon is a very popular meat, but there are three other meats that are similar. They don't taste the same, but are used in many recipes for their unique flavor.


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.


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!


Three Steps to Limit The Christmas Kitchen Stress

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:11:30 -0600

Looking to limit the stress in your kitchen over the festive period? Find out how maintaining and cleaning your kitchen appliances can assist.


6 Freezing Tips for Help in the Kitchen

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:42:00 -0600

Your freezer can be your best friend for saving foods you might otherwise throw away. It's also handy for freezing foods to use later.


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.


7 Essential Herbs and Spices for Every Kitchen

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:11:12 -0500

Herbs and spices make a meal complete. Most spices are inexpensive, and many can be grown at home. Are you wondering which seasoning to try first? The following list can simplify your decision.


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:


Honey Facts and Tips

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:14:50 -0600

Honey is a natural sweetener, and many people think it's more healthy than sugar. Find out some things you didn't know about it.


The Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 1: Emotion, Memory, and Taste

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:38 -0500

In looking at the fundamentals of Italian cooking there are so many things to consider, but to me it all seems to start and end with: emotion, memory, and taste. These are the three pillars upon which any Italian cook (home or professional) will use with each dish, meal, or event.


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.


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.


The Secrets of Black Truffles Revealed

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:28:51 -0600

For so many of us, black truffles are just a rather expensive type of mushrooms or less, a weird looking product on the shelves of stores. But let us journey to their background and discover the facts that make them such an expensive mushroom.


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.


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.


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.


Barding and Larding - Another Excuse for Eating Bacon

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:35:03 -0500

Bacon is an all-time favorite food, and you might think you've heard it all. But here's another way to enjoy the special taste of bacon.


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.


List of Ingredients Used in Konkani Food

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:46:48 -0600

The fact that you are reading this already elevates you to the position of a food lover; curious enough to go beyond the typical Konkani image of miles of beaches thronged by tourists who are sunbathing and drinking. You are ready to dig deeper and unravel the mystery behind the spicy and aromatic food of the region. Of course, since we are talking about the cuisine of a coastal area, coconut and seafood are obvious ingredients in the preparation of any meal; however, region and seasons also play an important part in the selection of the rest of...


Brown Sugar Facts and Tips

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:59:39 -0600

Brown sugar is a baking staple in almost every kitchen. There is so much to know about it.


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.


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


Cooking With An Air Fryer

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:43:13 -0500

Cooking with an air fryer is a healthy alternative to deep frying using oil. Hot air fryers use heated air instead of hot oil to cook food. The best air fryers for home use all make use of Rapid Air Technology for frying your food with minimal or no oil.


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.


Cooking by Taste

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:29:30 -0500

Cooking to me is more of an art than a science! Cooking recipes are a great starting point, but to be a good cook/chef you need to cook by taste and feel!


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.


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'.


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.


5 Tips for Cooking in a Storm

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:11:46 -0600

Your power has gone out and, unfortunately, that means you likely won't have access to the web to help you along with your meal. Well, you still won't go hungry if you follow these basic tips. Here are a few options to cook in a storm without all the regular benefits of a full kitchen, and still safely keep everybody fed.


Why Use Kosher Salt?

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 04:58:42 -0600

Kosher salt is becoming a common ingredient in recipes. But is it necessary? Can it be substituted with table salt? Here are the facts.


The Importance of Learning How to Cook in the Modern Age

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:10:16 -0600

Since the dawn of time, the human kind has coped with the never ending question- "what's for dinner?" Time has changed. Today, we no longer pick up our spears and go out to hunt in the nearby wilderness, our hunt starts and ends in the local grocery store.


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.


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.


6 Ways to Be a More Informed Meat Buyer

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:52:35 -0500

Going into a butcher shop to buy meat can be intimidating. But I'm here to show you the best ways to get the most out of your trip.


Try Making These Six Ingredients Yourself

Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:26:59 -0600

Making these ingredients can be a life saver in an emergency, and can make you feel very self-sufficient. Best of all, they are made quickly and can be used right away.


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?


Cooking And Eating Resolutions For The New Year And Beyond

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:02:21 -0600

Cooking and eating habits is something that a lot of people have resolutions about this time when the New Year is well on its way, and who knows, maybe already many of us have broken some of them... You may think it is too early to do that, yet I am not so sure. 12 days into the New Year and I sincerely hope that what you are going to read will determined you to carry on reducing your food intake and selecting the right proportion of protein foods to carbohydrates intake.


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.


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.


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...


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.


Food Pairing for the Rest of Us

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:23:14 -0500

Food pairing doesn't need to be complicated. It needs to be fun. This article lays out several fundamental guidelines that explain why certain foods go so well with certain drinks while also pointing out that we already food pair daily. With these basics, we can all go out into the world knowing we can food pair with the best of them.


How to Make Perfect Muffins

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:55:04 -0600

If muffins are properly mixed and baked they won't fall apart when you try to butter them. Instead they will be moist and firm, but not hard. Follow a few easy steps to get perfect muffins every time.


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.


Make Your Own Bacon Bits

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:58:41 -0600

Bacon bits add a delicious smoky flavor to many foods. When you make your own they are a better quality and have a more natural flavor.


How to Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 04:54:59 -0600

Lots of people make chocolate chip cookies, but they are not always happy with the way they turn out. Following a few suggestions will help solve the problem.


You Can Use Mason Jars To Store Food!

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:36:25 -0600

Busy moms like me prefer to prepare food in advance which is why jars are such a useful tool in my kitchen. I run a non-profit women's organization which is pretty thick every single day and I am a full time mom as well. So I go to work when kids are at school and pick them up when it is time for them to go home.


The Best Way to Prepare Beef Shanks

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:48:43 -0600

The lowly beef shank receives the short end of the stick when it comes to menu planning. Packed full of beefy flavor and healthy collagen, when prepared correctly beef shanks can yield amazing results for the home cook.


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?


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.


10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 06:04:10 -0500

A microwave is a great tool for making meals and heating up leftovers. But it's surprising some other things it can do.


How to Buy the Best Thanksgiving Turkey

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:28:08 -0600

The turkey: no Thanksgiving feast is complete without it. How to stuff it, how to season it, how long to leave it in the oven... these are all common questions heard every Thanksgiving. But, there's one more question you should be asking, one more step that needs considering before you even bring that bird home.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Easy Sides Save Dinner

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:42:37 -0600

If you're running into a rut with your dinners, consider mixing up your side items. Keep it simple, keep it healthy, and keep people coming back for more!


What Is Cricket Flour?

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:01:08 -0500

What is Cricket Flour: Cricket Flour vs. Cricket Protein Powder. Since launching our business, we have always received a lot of questions about our business using crickets to make our different baking flours and protein powder products. However, there is some confusion as to the difference between the two not only because this is a new an emerging market in the United States of America, but because of confusion in the name itself.


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.


10 Practical Ways to Speed Up Kitchen Cooking

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:16:12 -0600

Time is our most valuable resource so it is only natural that we maximize each moment. Have you ever thought about the amount of time it takes to fix breakfast or dinner?


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.


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.


For a Healthy Treat Consider Shiitake Mushrooms

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:40:25 -0600

It is hard to go wrong eating any edible mushroom. They are rich in fiber, vitamins C, calcium, minerals and protein, along with the B vitamins. And probably best of all they are an excellent source of antioxidants. But perhaps the best of the best are shiitake mushrooms. They have become famous for their rich smoky flavor, and it's said to have 10 times the amount of flavor as white button mushrooms.


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.


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!


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.


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!


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.


What Is Tomato Paste and How Is It Used?

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:54:35 -0600

It might seem redundant to have tomato paste in dishes that have other kinds of tomato. But it adds a depth of flavor that you won't get with chopped tomatoes or tomato sauce. If you haven't used it, you're in for a treat.


The Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 2: Building a Flavor Base

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:19:56 -0500

In the Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 2 we will explore how to build a flavor base for your Italian dishes. Taking the extra step to do this will turn any of your Italian dishes into real, tasty Italian dishes!


Why Use Unsalted Butter?

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 04:54:40 -0600

A number of recipes call for unsalted butter. But what if you don't have any on hand? Do you have to run out to the nearest grocery store to buy it?


3 Ways to Cook Bacon

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:34:08 -0500

Some people have a hard time cooking bacon so it turns out just the way they like it. Follow these suggestions for more delicious bacon.


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.


How To Be Gluten-Free In The Office

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:36:57 -0600

Adapting to a gluten-free lifestyle at home can be difficult but keeping gluten-free in the office is even more challenging. From dealing with co-workers to worrying about cross-contamination this article will give you the tips you need to stay gluten-free in the office.


Clay Pot Cooking - An Efficient Way To Cook

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:29:26 -0600

Clay pots make very good investments for those who love cooking. The earthenware is not only beautiful and inexpensive, but they also come with several advantages such as retaining the natural taste of foods assuring you of delicious meals every time. They are basically pots crafted from clay breaking from the modern materials most kitchenware is made from. When using the clay pots for your cooking, you stand to enjoy several benefits.


Getting To Grips With Silicone Oven Gloves

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:20:44 -0500

I would like to go into detail about one particular type of glove that is becoming really popular, and that is silicone oven gloves. They have many benefits that other gloves don't have and that makes them very convenient for the user. I have listed below some of the major benefits of silicone.


3 Better Uses for Your Silicon Cup Cake Pan

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:33:49 -0500

We all like to be creative when it comes to showing off our skills in the kitchen, but sometimes we get stuck and we need something to take our creativity to the next level. I've come up with a few good ideas on how to show off using something as common as silicon cupcake pans.


Do Not Mess Up With Chicken Mishandling

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:46:09 -0600

For better safety you need to be sure that chicken is properly handled and stored. The bacteria which are there on its surface are not visible to us and if consumed like that they can cause many food borne diseases.


6 Kinds of Butter

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:24:33 -0500

Butter has several faces, and is used in different ways. It's good to learn about the different choices.


There Are Ways to Bake Healthy - Here's How

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:27:44 -0600

So many of us are finding more ways to eat healthy, but I'm sure not many of us think that eating more bake goods is going to help. If we weren't trying to eat better not many of us would turn down hot chocolate chip cookies or any number of baked goods we ate all the time when we were kids. But if we could substitutes healthy ingredients for those ingredients that make baked goods a nutritionists nightmare, maybe we can recapture those good old days and still eat relatively healthy.


The Marvel That Is Thai Cuisine

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:07:05 -0500

The national cuisine of Thailand is known for its diversity and detail. The sheer variety it brings to the table is baffling. It is a fusion of Eastern and Western influences, combined to form what is now considered Thai cuisine. Indeed, it is Asian food at its finest.


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.


How Coconut Oil Can Help Your Liver

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:28:04 -0600

Coconuts oil has long been shunned by people in the health arena because it is high in saturated fat. Like butter, the saturated fat in coconut oil and other foods has received a bad rap because it is thought to be a cause of heart attacks and other cholesterol-related health maladies. But we are learning more about the benefits of saturated fat and specifically the health advantages this wonderful product gives us. The benefits are known to include improving skin health and metabolic health, and now boosting liver health. But there are a few caveats that we must be aware of.


About Sustainable Seafood Resources and Two Recipes

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:35:26 -0600

Shopping for sustainable seafood has been challenging in many areas, but is getting easier. Many Markets are giving more information on the seafood's origin and appellation. Over recent years there has been much said about "Sustainability" in many areas of our daily lives. From food to our frocks, there are sustainable options. The food area is one of the more difficult areas to make your choices in, and this is especially true for choosing sustainable seafood.


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.


The 5 Best Expert Techniques on How to Grill Vegetables

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:55:23 -0500

Meat isn't the only type of food that is best cooked on the grill. Fruits and vegetables are great grilled as well - whether as a side to your burgers, steaks and hotdogs or as a main dish. There are also plenty of benefits from grilling fruits and vegetables.


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.


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.


Tips On How To Use A Pizza Stone

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:45:29 -0600

Baking stones are great for cooking a variety of foods including pizza, but without proper care, it's easy to break or damage them. If you're trying to learn how to use a pizza stone, follow these tips for both use and maintenance of the stone.


Tips for Using Skewers

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:53:55 -0600

Using skewers to barbecue small pieces of food that don't fit onto the grill will add more variety to your menu for indoor and outdoor meals. Vegetables, meats and fruits can be cooked on skewers.


How To Serve Mangosteen Creatively

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:18:45 -0600

Fresh mangosteens are always worth the try when you come across it. The tropical fruits also called queen of fruits have become very popular and are now available in different parts of the world even though they are native to Southeast Asia. They are believed to be high in antioxidants and fiber, hence they are loved. The fruit segments can be served as snacks, included in main dishes and desserts besides being taken as beverages as the popular Mangosteen juice.


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.


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.


The Benefits of Sous Vide Cooking

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:19:15 -0500

Cooking food is an art form that many people take to heart. Before we take a look at what benefits there are to sous vide cooking, we need to know what it is. The word sous vide means 'under vacuum' when translated from French. It is a method of cooking where the food is sealed in an airtight plastic bag then placed in an oven or steamer for a long period of time. The temperature is controlled and consistent for the duration of the cooking time which could be anything from ninety-six hours. Now let's take a look at how sous vide cooking is beneficial to you as a chef.


Make Your Own Easy Butter Spreads - Sweet and Savory

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 05:55:42 -0500

Making your own butters is easy and they are delicious on toast and breakfast foods. One of them flavors fish, meat, pasta and vegetables.


The Key To Eating Healthy

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:27:57 -0600

Is there really something that could make eating healthy easy? Yes! With a little planning and a dedicated food day, you could have your whole family eating real foods.