Cooking Tips

Delicious and Delightful Carrot Cake Twists for Easter

Carrot cake has been an Easter staple for years, so why not serve some fun takes on this popular dessert for your celebration?

Soul Food

The history of American soul food can be traced all the way back to the days of slavery. More often times than not, the slaves were given the most undesirable part of the meal, the leftovers from the house.

How to Carve a Turkey

To someone who is just learning to cook, this topic may seem like one of the hardest meals you will ever have to prepare. Needless to say, if you're having a turkey there's usually company involved which means a number of hungry people are relying on you to prepare a great meal.

Easy summer salads, lighter foods for a brighter summer

Easy summer salads are the way to go, now that the winter blues are fading into the distance and salad days are here. The best salads are light, bright and easy to prepare.

Preparing Lobster Tails

Lobster, once the food of poor farmers, is now considered a special treat for many. Although some people prefer the meaty claws, I think that lobster tails are the best tasting part of this delicious creature.

Are You Professional Chef Material?

We see them on the Food Network every day. Rachael, Paula, Emeril and others zip around their kitchens making quick work of fabulous recipes. In no time, they've whipped up three or four dishes that look so appetizing you can almost smell them through the TV.

Pro Cooking Tips: Braising Meats for Tenderness and Flavor

Remember visiting grandma's house and walking into a kitchen overflowing with the most luscious smells you've ever encountered? There was always a large pot on the stovetop simmering away.

The Difference Between Making a Meal and Creating A Meal: Lodge Cookware

When it comes to cast iron cookware, one name stands out above the rest- Lodge. Designed by Joseph Lodge over a century ago, Lodge cookware remains in as high demand today, as they were then.

Pro Cooking Tips: Sautéing - The Quick Way To A Delicious Meal

f you've ever watched a professional chef or cooking school instructor in action, you've certainly seen him or her flipping small bits of food in a skillet. What they are likely doing is sautéing.

Barbecue. The Secrets Of The Greek Way !

I have taste grilled meats around the world. Before i will guide you to the various technologies (gas barbecues, charcoal barbecues, Mongolian, sauces, recipes ) i will tell you about the Greek way.

No More Onion Tears

Over the years I have heard of a lot of remedies for preventing tears when cutting up onions. Many of these have been quite amusing; chew on a matchstick while cutting (must be wood), others sound as though they might work; run the onion under water for a few minutes before chopping and others sound just to weird to try at all; 'with your swimming goggles firmly in place light the incense, place it next to your chopping board and chop away'

Essential BBQ Accessories

Grill accessories are often overlooked when planning a barbecue. This guide will help you navigate the vast catalogues of grill accessories and identify those that are just right for your needs and your present equipment.

Top 10 Middle Eastern Spices Cooking Secrets

Do you want to make your recipes lip-smacking and extra special? This magical mix of popular Arabian, Indian delicacies with the local as well as Middle Eastern spices is sure to steal the hearts of those around.

Using Icing Bags to Decorate Cool-Looking Cakes

If you have cakes to decorate, one of the easiest ways to do it is by using icing bags.

Baking: Our Classy Latest Passion

Think baking is something for your mom to undertake? You better think again! Due to the likes of Blake Lively, Fearne Cotton, Victoria Beckham and an entire host of other gorgeous celebs, baking is the scorching new activity for stylish and fashionable women anywhere. Certainly time to jump on that baking bandwagon!

Why select Anodized Aluminum Cookware?

Anodized Aluminum Cookware is extremely durable and won't warp or rust. If you are a baker, a chef, or an experienced cook at home you will enjoy the strength this aluminum cookware has. Anodizing is a treatment process that makes aluminum stronger and is completely safe to use for cooking.

9 Great Cooking Suggestions That Anyone Can Use!

Cooking allows you to provide your family with the nutrients they need but it can also turn into something that you look forward to doing. Here are a few great cooking guidelines to get you started.

Vegetable Recipes: Can Be Fun To Cook And Good To Taste

Stay near to nature and stay healthy. Include natural food in your diet for sound health. Fruits and vegetables are the great source of minerals protein and vitamins. Many people specially kids hate eating veggies try different healthy vegetable recipes, easy vegetable recipes and get the benefits of healthy eating habits.

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12/16/2021 09:17 AM
Delicious Delicacy With Felicitous Felicity
Food is mouth savouring yet vital for our body and mind. Procuring, Preparing, Serving and Preserving Food or a dish is compositely important for us. Along with that, the cross cultural influences of the styles and choices in culinary practice is to be taken into consideration. Like, every other domain, vocation, choice, preference, Culinary Practice requires meticulousness, diligence and sincerity for reaching an excellence.
10/19/2021 07:36 PM
How to Dehydrate Mangos
Dried mango is a number one fan favorite for kids and adults. It's naturally sweet and much easier to enjoy as a snack than fresh mango, which is really juicy and sticky. Unsweetened dried mango is generally the most popular. We also offer a few dehydrated mango recipes, which are next to impossible to resist. These include honey-sweetened and chocolate-covered mangos, as well as pureed and powdered mango for use in meat and dessert recipes. The best dried mango is made at home, in a fruit dehydrator. You'll avoid chemical preservatives like sulfur dioxide which, while is considered safe by the FDA, is still a toxic ingredient.
10/19/2021 07:30 PM
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10/19/2021 07:20 PM
Homemade Deer Jerky Is Great for the Whole Family
Homemade deer jerky is commonly enjoyed by hunting enthusiasts. It's a great way to preserve your game in a delicious form that's flavored by a deer jerky seasoning or marinade.
06/30/2021 02:06 PM
Binoy Nazareth Experiences the Passion and Pleasure of Puttu
Puttu principally consists of coarsely ground rice, grated coconut, little salt and water. It is often spiced with cumin, but may have other spices.
05/24/2021 12:11 PM
Why Professional Chefs Wear Clogs?
Chefs and other people working in food preparation areas typically like to wear the most comfortable and durable footwear they can find. Experience has shown that professional Chef Clogs are usually the best option to choose when a buying your Chef uniform or looking for quality kitchen footwear, they are very comfortable, long lasting and durable. Most chefs, cooks and kitchen assistants find they often have to work 8 to 12 or sometimes 14 hour shifts, with almost all of this time spent standing or walking around the kitchen.
04/20/2021 11:47 AM
Canning Tomatoes for Spaghetti Sauce
Making and canning a great spaghetti sauce is a lot easier than you might think. Canning tomatoes for spaghetti sauce is the perfect solution for an abundance of tomatoes. Spaghetti sauce is versatile. It can be used in anything from lasagna to pizza and yes, it can be used on spaghetti.
04/06/2021 11:39 AM
Best Cookware For Electric Stove Tops
Here we discuss some important considerations when considering cookware for electric stovetops. From the type of material composition to the safety aspects of electric stoves, based on researched advice.
04/06/2021 11:39 AM
Ceramic Cookware - A Good Alternative To Teflon Pans
Here we discuss why ceramic cookware is a good alternative to teflon pans. From the material composition to safety aspects, this article provides sound and researched advice.
04/06/2021 11:38 AM
Best Alternatives To Teflon Pans
If you are looking for the best alternatives to teflon plans, then this article will provide you with the much needed information. Many people are concerned about the impact of teflon on their health, and for this reason have started to consider some alternatives.
03/24/2021 04:53 PM
Uncommon Ingredients Explained
Over the years, Dave and I have enjoyed using of several unique products that can cause confusion for people who have never used them in the kitchen before. Whenever we talk about them, inevitably, people have questions. Today we have put together a list of 4 items that we personally use frequently, explaining what they are and how to use them.
03/24/2021 04:53 PM
Save Your Bacon
Anyone who has cooked bacon has seen the incredible amount of fat that accumulates in the pan. Municipalities have become aware that this type of grease is wreaking havoc in their septic pipes and they will often encourage citizens to refrain from dumping grease down the drain. Perhaps you are keeping it in an old soup can to throw out in the trash. However there are a few ways of reusing the fats and rich flavours left over from bacon cooking to your advantage.
03/24/2021 04:53 PM
Reuse In the Kitchen
Picture in your mind all the boxes, little strips of metal for ripping sheets off the roll, the cardboard roll itself, and all the time shopping to get these various rolls of items in your cupboard. By reusing these it results in a heck of a lot less packaging, fewer things to buy, less waste and less time in the grocery store. Reuse really does pay us back for the effort we put in.
03/24/2021 04:53 PM
The Ratio of Dry and Fresh Herbs
Dry herbs and fresh herbs are easily exchanged for one another in any recipe. Advice varies and it can be confusing - there are reasons for this varied advice.
03/24/2021 04:53 PM
Oh Squash It
Squash that is not fully ripened will not store well over the winter - the ends will begin to shrivel and soften and then the stinky rot will set in. However, when you are in the possession of an unripe winter squash, you can still use it in the kitchen and turn it into another delicious, super easy dish.
03/09/2021 05:52 PM
Nutritional Cooking
Despite common belief, it can be pretty simple to provide a healthy menu plan without a lot of extra shopping and spending. In fact, you can save quite a bit of money simply by being a little craftier and less wasteful.
03/09/2021 05:52 PM
Make Your Own Citrus Zest
Have you seen a recipe calling for citrus zest and wondered, "What the heck is that?" It can sometimes be frustrating to find it in the store, and when you do the price tag can be a little shocking. Today, we are going to explain how easy it is to make your own citrus zest.
03/09/2021 05:52 PM
Kitchen Water Conservation - The Nutritious Way
Water consciousness is often on people's minds in the searing heat of summer and we are all watching the timer for exterior irrigation, tenderly taking buckets of water to our potted plants and hanging flower baskets, helping them deal with the intense heat. There are a lot of ways we can all reduce wasted water just in the kitchen alone, all year long, in fact we dedicated a whole chapter to the topic in our Trash Talk - It's Easy To Be Green book series. Today, we'll touch on just a few things that are so very easy to start doing in the kitchen that can have a huge impact on the way water is utilized.
03/09/2021 05:51 PM
How to Make Home-Made Soup Stock
You might be surprised the difference in flavour that homemade stock brings to any meal. The volume of organic waste your kitchen produces is not only reduced, but the cooked mush now takes very little time to compost. You have saved your family money by eliminating the need to buy salty, packaged broth or stock and you have increased the nutrient content in the family diet.
03/09/2021 05:51 PM
Fork and Beans
There's nothing like the comforting decadence of a beautiful slice of pie. Store bought shells can be laden with lard and preservatives, come with excess packaging, are shallow and are, sadly, often stale-tasting. Making your own pre-baked pie shell is much more desirable but people often have trouble making the crust look flawless.
03/05/2021 09:16 AM
Using Every Little Bit of Your Leftovers
While it may seem silly to save such a small amount of leftovers, you can now see that it is a smart and ecologically sound habit. Doing this means you took something that was formally considered waste, and turned it into a whole new meal that is both tasty and nutritious. With an extended budget and less time spent shopping, creative food planning like this can unquestionably have a positive impact on both your waste output and your family budget.
03/05/2021 09:15 AM
Old Fashioned Milk Trick
Did you know that there is such a thing as dehydrated milk powder? Well there is and it is a fantastic staple to have in the cupboard. Today we'll cover the history of this product and its uses. Visit the authors at:
02/26/2021 08:33 AM
Reducing Food Waste
Food waste is definitely a rising concern, with the changing times we are living in and the desire for gardening rising... it is time to have a discussion about food waste. Today we'll show you tricks that will not only save you money, but increase the nutrient content of your meals and keep waste from being a problem.
02/04/2021 08:33 AM
Do Clay Pots Develop More Taste In Your Food?
Our ancestors use to cook their food either directly on fire or using pots made out of clay. With the advance in technology, we have developed much better appliances and in doing so we have also lost the food's real taste and nutrients.
01/15/2021 09:12 AM
5 Expert Tips For Grilling In Direct Heat
New to grilling and barbecue? Let these expert tips for grilling in direct heat guide you!
12/16/2020 09:36 AM
5 Awesome Tips On Grilling For A Large Crowd
Having a big barbecue soon and you're in charge of the grill? No worries - follow these tips on grilling for a large crowd!
11/24/2020 06:22 PM
Top 10 Food Preservation Techniques From Then to Now
Restaurants worldwide use various techniques to preserve food depending on factors like the ingredient, the climate, taste required, etc. Our ancestors have used various preservation techniques like canning, drying, pickling and many more, which are still being used in today's modern world. Let's have a sneak peek at the top 10 food preservation techniques ranging from ancient methods to the modern day of food preservation.
09/24/2020 05:36 PM
5 Effective Healthy Grilling Tips You Should Know About
Starting to watch what you eat? Follow these healthy grilling tips to support your new lifestyle!
07/30/2020 02:37 PM
4 Important Grilling Safety Tips For Kids
If you are fond of grilling and have kids at home, safety should be your top priority. Follow these important grilling safety tips for kids!
07/14/2020 09:41 AM
Ayurvedic Foods Can Boost Immunity
Ayurveda is perhaps the oldest system of health care in the world and originates from the Indian subcontinent. It is a Sanskrit word, derived from two roots - Ayur means life and Veda, the knowledge.
01/15/2020 03:07 PM
Which Cooking Oil Shall I Use?
It takes but a little effort to properly care for your cooking pans. Knowing how to care for them and what kinds of oils to use, and when, is the hallmark of a great cook. You can do this!
11/06/2019 01:45 PM
Nigerian Foods, Tips and Cooking
The article is about some selected Nigerian foods. Do you love travelling to beautiful places around the world? Are you a food blogger interested in African cuisines? Do you plan to visit Nigeria soon?. This article explores some mouth-watering Nigerian cuisines you should try on your next visit.
09/26/2019 03:57 PM
The Spice Trail
Spices do just that: Spice up foods. But What's the difference between generic spices (i.e. "Oregano") and named spices (i.e. "Mediterranean Oregano"). Quite a lot, as you'll see. Your taste buds will thank you!
08/19/2019 10:00 AM
Lessons Learned Cooking in a Wood-Fired Oven
Cooking in a wood-fired oven is a wonderful way to bond with family, food, and fire. Plus, it's just really fun! But, there are some tips for making it easier while you're learning how to use a "pizza oven". In this article, I share some of our best tips so you get a head-start when using your own wood-fired oven for the first time. Read on for the 8 lessons we learned while mastering wood-fired cooking.
08/01/2019 07:50 PM
Cooking Tips That Work Very Well With All Sorts of Food
Most individuals aren't born cooks. Everyone gets the capability to learn to cook though.You can find very vital things you need to know to become a good cook. Within these text will give some very nice tips about how to get yourself going on the path of amazing cooking.
07/23/2019 05:13 PM
What's Up With Rice in an Instant Pot??
You'll note that your new "toy" has a "Rice" setting. This is an automatic setting that determines cooking time depending on how much rice you've added. You have no input as to how the appliance will behave when you select the "Rice" setting.
07/23/2019 05:13 PM
More Tips and Techniques About Your New Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
After you've exhausted all of the possibilities in your Instant Pot?'s recipe booklet, you'll find that you still have some questions. These three topics are probably the most underappreciated areas in your cooking experience.After all, what's easier than boiling eggs in a pan on the stove? Well, what if you only have a microwave and an Instant Pot?? What then? If you've ever tried microwaving eggs to make them "hard cooked", without buying one of those funny, single use plastic microwaveable egg cooker, then you know what I mean. Exploded eggs and that"thin candy shell'" of partially cooked eggs that instantly coat the insides of your microwave.
07/23/2019 05:12 PM
The Instant Pot? Unmasked!
Taking the world by storm, this novel variation on an ancient cooking theme is unique in both its operation and execution. Learn why.
05/24/2019 12:47 PM
Summer Time Is Yogurt Time, How to Make the Best Yogurt Right at Home
In many parts of the country, it's getting hot and reaching the 90's. Why not make some yogurt as it is a perfect superfood for summer? It's cooling, soothing, nutritious, and light - the reason some people also call it 'comfort food'. And takes about 10 minutes hands-on time to make!
04/30/2019 04:12 PM
How to Make Aubergines in Oil
Aubergines, also known as eggplant, are a fantastic source of dietary fibre. They contain vitamins such as B1 and B6 as well as potassium. They are also high in magnesium and manganese which is healthy for the body.
04/30/2019 04:12 PM
Making a Delicious Vegetarian Parmigiana
Being a vegetarian is a personal preference and you won't believe how many delicious recipes are out there that can really make your taste buds tingle. Parmigiana is a baked dish that can be made with chicken, plain mozzarella or aubergines.
04/24/2019 11:37 AM
Clay Pot Cooking - The Amazing Benefits of This Ancient Method of Cooking
The concept of clay pot cooking is as old as civilization itself. Since ancient times, the preferred method of cooking food has been in clay pots, until a century ago or so when people started mining so much metals and had no other way to repurpose them, they turned them into cooking pots. By then we had completely lost our connections with why our ancestors revered this cooking method and quickly gave in to marketing pressure. Little did we know what we were leaving behind...
04/23/2019 10:28 AM
A Dirt-Simple Method to Master the Perfect Steak
Man has been cooking meat ever since he harnessed Fire. Most of the time he's gotten it wrong. Preparing a steak masterpiece is not hard, if you do it right. I'm going to show you how!
04/23/2019 09:35 AM
Top 5 Tips For Hassle-Free Winter Grilling
Winter is a great time to enjoy a warm, smoky barbecue dish! Follow these expert tips for a smooth-sailing winter grilling session!
07/25/2018 08:03 AM
How To Keep Food Nutritious After Cooking - A Simple Secret You May Be Overlooking
Healthy cooking is an art that involves careful selection of ingredients and then cooking them "gently" while keeping nutrients intact. The nutritional information of various ingredients is not a mystery these days as we have labels and the internet to help us with this knowledge. On the contrary, keeping our food nutritious even after cooking is a bit complex and confusing, not because it is difficult but due to a lack of correct information related to choosing the right cookware. So how to keep food nutritious even after cooking? Let's find out:
07/18/2018 08:08 AM
Make Yogurt At Home Thicker & Creamier (No Additives)
How to make yogurt at home? But not just any yogurt, how to make delicious, thick and creamy yogurt right in your kitchen? This question can tempt your taste buds any time but the process of making it might seem daunting, a lot of times. Some of the common problems are yogurt turning out watery, runny or too sour or yogurt not setting at all! This makes most people turn to the store-bought yogurt which tastes good for sure, but with consequences.
07/17/2018 10:23 AM
Food Storage Tips for Preventing a Food-Borne Illness
A short guide on causes and prevention tactics for a food-borne illness. Quickly explains risks about food handling and provides tips for better food quality.
07/05/2018 09:46 AM
Chicken Curry - An Indian Delight
Nothing makes the use of the fabulous spices from India like a good curry does. While these curries can be made with a bunch of ingredients like seafood, lamb, pork and an amazing variety of veggies - chicken seems to be a the most popular universally and rightly so! It is very hard to go wrong with a chicken curry because these is no hard and fast rule when it comes to making one.
06/27/2018 12:25 PM
Re-Purposing Leftovers
Did you know that up to 40% of food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. will never be eaten? On the average, 44% of Americans have found items in the refrigerator they didn't realize they had. It makes sense to get smarter about how to use leftovers.
06/26/2018 03:50 PM
Salad, Entree and Dessert: Aged Balsamic Vinegar Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party
The quality of your salad, entree, or dessert is only as good as the ingredients that go into it. From farm to table restaurants, all natural chefs, to farms that focus all their energy on creating flavor, one thing is certain- an ingredient can make the difference. With all the options out there, chefs and regular home cooks alike are still learning about the versatility of various ingredients. Here are some ideas for your next dinner party that use aged balsamic vinegar.

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