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How To Keep Food Nutritious After Cooking - A Simple Secret You May Be Overlooking
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:03:09 -0500
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:
Various Knife Cutting Techniques
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:35:43 -0600
Chopping and cutting might not be the most relevant activity in the kitchen but it can make the life of the chef much easier and the food on the plate much prettier. There are some cutting and chopping techniques used regularly in the kitchen that can be learned by anyone.
Uncommon Ingredients Explained
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:53:55 -0500
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.
Clay Pot Cooking - The Amazing Benefits of This Ancient Method of Cooking
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:37:44 -0500
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...
Why Professional Chefs Wear Clogs?
Mon, 24 May 2021 11:11:43 -0500
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.
Lessons Learned Cooking in a Wood-Fired Oven
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:00:58 -0500
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.
Ceramic Cookware - A Good Alternative To Teflon Pans
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:39:28 -0500
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.
Salad, Entree and Dessert: Aged Balsamic Vinegar Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:50:30 -0500
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.
Some Tasty Cooking Tips
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:12:02 -0600
An ongoing collection of tasty cooking tips. These will be added to as more tips are uncovered. Applicable to almost any form of cooking, these tips and techniques will enhance any cook's repertoire.
5 Effective Healthy Grilling Tips You Should Know About
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:36:14 -0500
Starting to watch what you eat? Follow these healthy grilling tips to support your new lifestyle!
Cooking Tips That Work Very Well With All Sorts of Food
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 18:50:04 -0500
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.
What Is the Sous Vide Technique?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:33:55 -0600
In cooking there are many different methods that can be used. You can fry, grill, and sautee foods, amongst others. The Sous Vide technique is another cooking method that you can use and it has some great benefits. If you're not familiar with it, this is what it is and how it works.
Preparing an Avocado
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:30:55 -0600
Removing the seed (pit) from a ripe avocado can be a daunting task,. Here's my preferred method of easily removing the avocado's large, single seed.
5 Essential Tips For Grilling During Winter
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:27:22 -0600
Planning to serve grilled food this Holiday season? Follow these 5 useful tips for winter grilling and you're sure to enjoy a hot barbecue even when it's snowing!
Canned Food Ideas for Supper
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:30:14 -0600
Many people believe that canned food has a bland taste but with a little creativity and interesting ingredients it can be flavourful. Canned food is a long-lasting food item which means that you can store in your kitchen cupboard for months or years. Be sure to check the expiry label. In addition, most canned food has already been cooked and is being preserved in the can which cuts down on cooking time.
How to Make Home-Made Soup Stock
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:51:56 -0600
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.
Tips For Cooking Collard Greens
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:33:39 -0600
Collard greens are virtually unknown in the UK, but they are a staple of south-eastern USA cooking.They are also known as Carolina Cabbage Collard Greens. Collard greens are members of the brassica family of vegetables, and one of the cruciferous vegetables, which include cauliflower, brussel sprouts, broccoli and cabbage.
What You Need To Know About Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:32:30 -0500
Extra virgin olive oil has become a part of the culture in this country over the last decade or so simply because our approach to food has changed quite a bit in that time. Even food television has become a part of what we view as "must-see" programming. While certain TV chefs might be given credit for making extra virgin olive oil popular due to the almost sing-song feel of the acronym "EVOO", it must be noted that the product has stood on its own for a very long time.
Slow Cookware Best Tips: Cook Healthier Bone Broth In Less Than 3 Hours In A Natural Pot
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:25:38 -0500
Do you cook bone broth for health reasons? In this article, learn how to cook your healthiest bone broth in less than 3 hours, on the stove-top!
No Time For Meal Prep? New Delivery Services Make It Easy To Stick To Your Protocol
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:07:41 -0500
There is truly nothing to fear when it comes to changing your diet, if you're open to the help of a little technology. Changing one's diet can be extremely stressful for many. Particularly when they don't feel that they have control over it, like when they've been told they must follow a specific protocol to help manage a chronic disease, or they resent the disruption to their normal routine.
Three Ways To Find The Best Olive Oil For Cooking
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:17:47 -0500
Nowadays, many people fancy themselves to be artisan chefs, using their kitchens not for food preparation but for culinary art. For these home chefs, one of the first ingredients they dive into headfirst is olive oil, and almost no stone is left unturned in their quest to find the best olive oil for cooking.
Five Secrets To Discover The Best Olive Oil For Cooking
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:04:21 -0600
For fans of olive oil, there really nothing better. What's more, many of these same fans have taken it upon themselves to find the best olive oil for cooking because they want all of their food preparation to have the amazing taste of which they can't get enough.
Binoy Nazareth Experiences the Passion and Pleasure of Puttu
Wed, 30 Jun 2021 13:06:51 -0500
Puttu principally consists of coarsely ground rice, grated coconut, little salt and water. It is often spiced with cumin, but may have other spices.
Why You Should Always Have Olive Oil Bread Dip In Your Pantry
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:55 -0500
Though popular media tends to portray families living very posh lifestyles, most people tend to have fairly regular lives doing the usual - getting the kids ready for school, heading off to work, etc. Even if we'd like to believe that we want to get a little fancy sometimes, there's a good chance that we've never worried about having olive oil bread dip in our pantry.
Best Alternatives To Teflon Pans
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:38:37 -0500
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.
Beautiful Panini Meals
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:03:38 -0500
Most of our mouths water when we hear about Panini Meals, not only because they taste so good, but also for their great looks. They are suitable for breakfast and dinner, as well as for an exotic or different lunch. Here there are the best tips for you in order to consume the tastiest and most beautiful Panini meals!
What's Up With Rice in an Instant Pot??
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:13:18 -0500
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.
Do Clay Pots Develop More Taste In Your Food?
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 07:33:02 -0600
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.
What Makes a Good Curry?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:20:31 -0500
Curry is the favourite meal for many people. It has so many flavours and ingredients that you couldn't resist the delicious meal. Adding different types of meat, vegetables and spices is what makes a good curry.
The Instant Pot? Unmasked!
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:12:56 -0500
Taking the world by storm, this novel variation on an ancient cooking theme is unique in both its operation and execution. Learn why.
How to Utilize Spices and Herbs
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:13:43 -0600
Flavors and herbs have been perceived far and wide, for a huge number of years. It is used as an approach to include flavor, profundity, and many-sided quality to nourishment.
5 Amazing Tricks To Use When Grilling Fresh Fruits
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:26:35 -0600
Fresh fruits make a great snack or side dish to any barbecue dish. If it's your first time when it comes to grilling fresh fruits, these easy tricks will help you succeed.
Turkey String Lift - How to Do It
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:59:52 -0600
One of the most frustrating things about cooking a turkey is moving the bird from the cooking vessel to the cutting board. Myriad tools can be found in almost any store that sells cooking supplies. I prefer a simple and elegant technique that my Grandmother showed me, more years back than I care to remember.
Oh Squash It
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:53:24 -0500
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.
Reducing Food Waste
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 07:33:52 -0600
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.
Barbecue 101: The Top 5 Do's and Don'ts of Grilling
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:17:57 -0600
New to the grilling game? Here are 5 essential tips and basic do's and don'ts of grilling that you may find useful.
The Everlasting War With the Street Kitchen Monster
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:01:51 -0600
India records the highest measure in unhealthy food. Junk is inviting and our kids love to gorge on them irrespective of how unhealthy and unhygienic it can be, leading to a number of diseases. Parents are so in need of meal plans that come all pepped up and yet take a note of the health quotient.
The Smartest Way to Cook Collard Greens
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:16:44 -0600
You may, or may not know what collard collard greens are if you live in the UK. Like cabbage, which is a member of the same, brassica family of vegetables, they are cheap and have many health benefits.
Catering Equipment for Creative Egg Dishes
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:40:52 -0600
Eggs are known for their protein rich content and are a favourite addition to the breakfast meal. Besides simply frying them, there are number of ways to cook eggs as well as to present them in creative ways. Here is the catering equipment for making neat and creative egg dishes.
How To Cook Food More Nutritiously
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:57:59 -0600
Eating nutritious food is not an option, it's a necessity for a healthy life. With majority of the world's population suffering from one or more kind of nutritional deficiency, it becomes even more important to make sure your food has all the essential nutrients in sufficient quantity.
Chicken Curry - An Indian Delight
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:46:16 -0500
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.
Alternatives to Ingredients To Use In Your Recipes
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:32:11 -0600
Have you ever had the problem where you didn't have the correct ingredients for the dish you are making? Rest assured that there is something you can use instead of the ingredient you don't have available. Here are few ingredients that can be substituted.
3 Grilling Myths and the Truth Behind Them
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:55:39 -0500
There are many myths when it comes to barbecue and grilling. Here are some of them and what's really going on.
Kitchen Water Conservation - The Nutritious Way
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:52:06 -0600
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.
Make Thick, Delicious Yogurt in Under 10 Minutes (Hands-On-Time)
Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:46 -0500
Have you ever tried making yogurt at home? If yes, you must be aware of all the challenges of making it thick and delicious - similar to the store bought one. If you don't know the right way of making, it may turn out runny or sour and the excess water needs straining which also strains out the liquid probiotics. Once you learn how to make it properly, there is no reason you won't make it regularly.
The Spice Trail
Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:57:56 -0500
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!
Old Fashioned Milk Trick
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:15:50 -0600
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: BrummetMedia.ca
Top 10 Food Preservation Techniques From Then to Now
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:22:55 -0600
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.
Back to Basics Cooking, Baking & Grilling
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:18:14 -0600
Cooking for some is a passion and for others its a hobby. Whichever way your leaning cooking demands patients and a positive attitude. But knowing some helpful tricks and tips always come in handy. If you're just starting out looking for guidelines or if you or if you've been cooking for years and trying to figure out out whats been going wrong, maybe this article may help. I have gathered some cooking and organizing tips that will help you take your cooking skills to a new level.
Fork and Beans
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:51:51 -0600
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.
Five New Ways To Use Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:01:04 -0600
In the culinary world, there are always constantly changing trends in flavors and styles. As the publics openness to new and unique flavors widens, so to must the dishes and chefs who produce them change too. However, despite all the changes, some things always remain the same. The use of quality ingredients for example. Here are five new ways to use aged balsamic vinegar.
5 Expert Tips For Grilling In Direct Heat
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 08:12:16 -0600
New to grilling and barbecue? Let these expert tips for grilling in direct heat guide you!
A Dirt-Simple Method to Master the Perfect Steak
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:28:15 -0500
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!
Canning Tomatoes for Spaghetti Sauce
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:47:17 -0500
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.
More Tips and Techniques About Your New Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:13:07 -0500
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.
Cooking 101 - Simple Tips And Tricks To Make You A Better Chef
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:33:51 -0600
When you're thinking about taking up a hobby, consider cooking. Cooking is often overlooked because you are probably doing so much of it, but the truth is that cooking can be a wonderful source of relaxation for the home chef, as well as a way to create and explore. Here are a few tips to help your cooking exploration.
How to Reverse Sear A Steak
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:25:36 -0600
Be honest! Do you really like gagging down an overcooked piece of meat just because you "followed directions"? Are your steaks closely emulating well-beaten shoe leather? I have Good News! You're about to embark on a journey that will lead your grilling to a new level!
How Apps Are Helping Busy Moms in Easy Cooking
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:40:14 -0500
These days busy Moms lacks enough time to devote to cooking and seek for easy, simple recipes. While the dusty traditional cookbooks are little inspiring to them, mobile apps providing the same are much more convenient for them. This article enumerates few of favourites features that comes with cooking apps and helping Moms immensely in preparing dishes in simple ways.
Properly Seasoning a Wok - Method 1
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:01:41 -0600
WOW! Here's that brand, spanking new wok sitting on your counter. You're eager to start. But the instructions say, "Before using, please season the wok". Here's a foolproof way to season your new acquisition.
Making Butter With Your Food Processor
Fri, 11 May 2018 08:28:10 -0500
Pierre Verdon who was a salesman for a French catering company realized that a great amount of time was being spent by his clients on chopping, shredding and mixing in food preparation. His solution to this problem was the development of a simple but effective rotating blade in the base of a bowl. In 1960 Robot Coupe a company that began to manufacture the first food processor for the catering industry was established. It wasn't until 1972 that a model became available to the domestic market. North America was introduced in 1973 to the first home food processor known as the Cuisinart.
How to Dehydrate Mangos
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:36:40 -0500
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.
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:52:16 -0600
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.
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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:30:53 -0500
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Using Every Little Bit of Your Leftovers
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:16:15 -0600
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.
Homemade Deer Jerky Is Great for the Whole Family
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:20:34 -0500
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.
Ayurvedic Foods Can Boost Immunity
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:41:14 -0500
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.
Food Storage Tips for Preventing a Food-Borne Illness
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:23:19 -0500
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.
7 Best Tips For Healthy Clay Pot Cooking
Wed, 09 May 2018 06:59:31 -0500
Clay pot cooking is the oldest and time-tested method for healthy cooking. While people are struggling to fight the ill effects of modern ways of cooking, with this safe and simple way of cooking, nobody ever had complaints. This is probably the reason people are slowly going back to their roots by switching to clay cookware. It's important that you choose a truly healthy pot and here are 7 tips for choosing and using the best clay pots.
5 Ways To Woo Your Summer With Mangoes
Tue, 29 May 2018 08:37:33 -0500
Summer is here, and so are mangoes. Both green and orange, raw and prime, the flavours offered by this fruit are so diverse in nature that your summer afternoons can change for good. Here are a few tips.
Grilling Fresh Vegetables: 5 Tips Every Griller Should Know
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:27:27 -0600
Planning to grill fresh produce as a side to your meat? Here are 5 important tips you should know about!
Nigerian Foods, Tips and Cooking
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:45:47 -0600
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.
The Difference Between Ghee and Cooking Oil
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:32:25 -0600
You might come across a recipe that requires you to add ghee instead of oil. There isn't a big difference and you can substitute ghee with cooking oil if you prefer.
Seven Surprising Ways To Use Basalmic Vinegar
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:19:44 -0600
For the last few years, there has been a great push by people to invest time, money, and energy in finding food products that take the general eating experience to amazing highs. One of the products that has been very popular in this push has been balsamic vinegar. The interesting thing is that balsamic vinegar is not new, with some estimates of its use going back nearly 1,000 years. But as more people have become invested in trying to take their own food prep in new & exciting directions, balsamic vinegar has been found to be a crowd favorite.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:32:52 -0600
One of the hardest elements of Greek cooking is getting pastry using Phyllo (or 'fillo') Dough right. This article cuts through the fog and shows how easy working with phyllo dough really is.
Jiro Ono: A Sushi Legend
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:13:31 -0600
Sushi is one of the most famous Japanese dishes and it also gains great popularization in the International community. When it comes to Sushi, we have to mention Jiro Ono who is considered as the greatest sushi craftsman by his contemporaries and peers. The sushi he makes is also regarded as the most delicious one in the world.
Making a Delicious Vegetarian Parmigiana
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:12:34 -0500
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.
Which Cooking Oil Shall I Use?
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:07:34 -0600
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!
The Perfect Cake Frosting For Your Kitchen
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:46:31 -0500
The perfect cake frosting for your kitchen has four main ingredients. You need eggs, sugar, butter or cooking oil, and any flavours or extracts you plan to add. The method for making your frosting should include steps that make it as fluffy as possible. Some chefs heat up the frosting and in this case you will need some cooking oil. Take a look at the instructions below for the ideal method to make frosting.
Reuse In the Kitchen
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:53:45 -0500
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.
Properly Seasoning a Wok - Method 2
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:21:23 -0600
So you're a proud owner of a brand new wok. What's next? The first step if its a conventional wok is to season it. But what's the best, fastest way? Here's your solution!
Top 5 Tips For Hassle-Free Winter Grilling
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:35:19 -0500
Winter is a great time to enjoy a warm, smoky barbecue dish! Follow these expert tips for a smooth-sailing winter grilling session!
Save Your Bacon
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:53:50 -0500
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.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:25:23 -0500
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.
Make Your Own Citrus Zest
Tue, 09 Mar 2021 16:52:11 -0600
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.
How to Make Aubergines in Oil
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:12:44 -0500
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.
Best Cookware For Electric Stove Tops
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:39:33 -0500
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.
What Is Cream Of Tartar Used For?
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:58:35 -0600
Most people who don't often cook or bake are not aware of how to use certain ingredients and kitchen items. Cream of tartar might be one of the items that confuse some people. There are many ways in which cream of tartar can be used but first, what is it?
The Foil Wrapped Roasting Method Revealed
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:15:35 -0600
Wrapping and cooking the entire turkey in aluminum foil requires increased oven temperature to ensure a completely cooked turkey. Preheating the oven to 450F actually steams the turkey in its own juices. It produces a moist bird with a light golden, non-crisp skin. The cooking time is reduced due to higher temperatures and the trapped steam inside the foil.
5 Quick Tips For Preparing And Cooking Grilled Pizza
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:18:44 -0600
Pizza is a classic favourite at parties. If you're having a barbecue, follow these quick tips and serve the best grilled pizza.
Summer Time Is Yogurt Time, How to Make the Best Yogurt Right at Home
Fri, 24 May 2019 11:47:28 -0500
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!
Using Coconut Oil to Make Candy for the Holidays
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:40:29 -0600
Coconut oil is such a versatile food product that it doesn't only have to be used in the production of cosmetics or as a raw ingredient. It can also be used to make baked desserts during the different holidays.
Make Yogurt At Home Thicker & Creamier (No Additives)
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:08:18 -0500
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.
3 Essential Tips For Cooking Fish On The Grill
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:15:38 -0600
Trying to cook fish on the grill for the first time? These essential tips from experts will help you achieve perfectly-grilled fish!
The 5 Most Popular Beef Cuts For Grilling And How To Grill Them Right
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:30:13 -0600
Are you a huge fan of grilled beef? Learn about the best beef cuts for grilling and how to cook them right!
Everyday Nutrients The Body Needs And The Best Way To Get Them From Real Food
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:56:54 -0600
Our body needs many nutrients daily to function well and stay healthy. While there are more than one way to get these nutrients, the best way is to get them from real food. This is because other sources of these nutrients like processed foods and supplements come with several long and short-term side effects.
4 Important Grilling Safety Tips For Kids
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:37:26 -0500
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!
5 Awesome Tips On Grilling For A Large Crowd
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:36:29 -0600
Having a big barbecue soon and you're in charge of the grill? No worries - follow these tips on grilling for a large crowd!
Healthy Cookware 101: Does Your Cookware Preserve Nutrients?
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:23:29 -0500
It is great that so many people are choosing their cooking ingredients wisely and making sure to minimize or completely avoid processed or pre-prepared foods. But cooking this good food in the wrong cookware can destroy the nutrients in your carefully selected ingredients.
Rice In Clay Pots - Here's What Happens To The Carbohydrates
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:03:19 -0500
There are several advantages of cooking rice in a clay pot. If you have tried it, you must already be aware of most of these. For instance, rice cooks soft, fluffy and each grain separate from one another in a clay pot - without using any oils or additives.
The Ratio of Dry and Fresh Herbs
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:53:35 -0500
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.