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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Fun With Foodies
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:34:48 -0600
Do you love food? If yes, my latest article is for you!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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:
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...
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!