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How To Cook A Pizza In A Wood Burning Pizza Oven

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:45:10 -0500

Cooking a pizza in a wood burning pizza oven is a fun outdoor activity that requires some information and basic tools. As you read this, you will be ready to buy your own wood burning pizza oven so you can make your own pizza.

The Best Way to Use Sauces and Condiments

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:06:18 -0500

From spicy to tangy and zingy to sweet there is a condiment or sauce that you will enjoy. With all the different flavours and tastes there are fun ways to use them that will compliment your food.

Top 5 Reasons You Should Try Silicone Bakeware

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:03:19 -0500

Baking is fun, especially when you have fantastic and 'easy to manage' bakeware in your kitchen. Yes! Most bakers will agree on this. If you are into baking, you know how a inapt bakeware molds can ruin your show at baking. However, bakers have better options in bakeware now. With Silicone molds and baking trays available online in wide range, baking has become more easy. Yes! Baking equipment manufacturers have identified the need for better baking tools and have rolled out high quality and absolute safe silicone baking accessories in the market. If you are still contemplating whether to opt for silicone baking tools online or not, we give you top 5 reasons in its favour which will help you make your decision.

Commercial Refrigeration to Keep Your Food and Drinks Chilled

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:53:12 -0500

When the warmer days hit us, all we want is a chilled drink to cool us down. Plus, the heat is no friend to food when it comes to food preparation. Food items such as vegetables and pastries need to remain cool so that its freshness can be retained. Commercial refrigeration is very important during the warmer months, so I hope that you took advantage of the catering equipment sales in winter.

Best Cooking Tips for Vegetables

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:44:15 -0500

As someone who grows their own fruit and vegetables my cooking methods are rather particular. The quality of food is essential for good health so preparation must be done to protect the enzymes and flavonoids within it. To begin with the way vegetables are gathered is important to ensure the goodness is preserved.

Here's the Secret to Cooking Healthy Rice, Without Oils & Additives

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 21:08:53 -0500

Cooking healthy and delicious rice is a challenge for many. There are some who know the right additives to make rice fluffy and each grain separate from one another, but is that healthy? What if I tell you there is an all-natural and safe way to cooking the best rice without any additives, wouldn't you like to know more? Read on to find out...

Cooking Tip - How to Braise Meat

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:42:26 -0600

If you want to enjoy a gourmet meal using inexpensive cuts of meat then you'll want to learn how to "braise". Braising means browning the meat oil and/or butter then slowly cooking in a covered roasting pan.

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!

Easy Cooking Ideas

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

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

Creating the Perfect Cupcakes

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:28:32 -0500

As you know, baking has different levels of difficulty. Cupcakes and muffins are the easier confectioneries to make because of their simplicity. Like all foods, cupcakes also can be made into the best desserts with little to no flaws.

Great Bite Size Snack Ideas

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:23:58 -0500

Whether you are hosting a dinner party or a braai it's customary to offer your guests a few snacks to enjoy before the main meal is ready. People love to eat, drink and be merry while they are enjoying the company of friends or family. Preparing a few bite sized snacks will make you the star of the party. Here are a few great bite size snack ideas.

Beginner's Cooking Tips

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:42:22 -0600

Whether we want to or These are my ideas for the beginner. have to, there may come a time when you need to cook.

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.

How Much Sunflower Oil to Use When Cooking

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:14:12 -0500

There is no written rule that says how much cooking oil you have to use. Alright, there may be some recipes that state how much sunflower oil to use. When it comes to cooking or saut?ing, you need to be able to assess how much you require depending on what you are cooking.

Surprising Things You Can Make in a Rice Cooker

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:51:51 -0600

Everyone has a rice cooker at home, but you need to ask yourself, are you getting the most out of it? Besides fluffy rice, there are several other foods you can cook in the appliance without all the fuss of stove-top cooking.

Cooking Tips For Summer

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:28:16 -0500

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen is an advice we often encounter, but like most advice not very helpful or practical. Kitchens are inherently hot places at any time of the year, but while spending time in a warm kitchen is a pleasant thing in the winter, cooking in the summer becomes an exceptionally tiring and draining task as the ambient heat combined with the heat from the conventional gas stove makes the kitchen a furnace.

6 Common Cooking Mistakes That You Must Avoid

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:01:01 -0500

Make an innocent error and your dish will turn into a huge disappointment. And you don't want this to happen, especially if you are going to serve your friends or relatives. What you need are a few tips to prevent recipe missteps and overcrowded pans. Below are 6 common cooking mistakes that you must avoid.

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.

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!

5 Gourmet Hacked Cheap And Fast Meals

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:13:54 -0600

My experience cooking and modifying recipes has led me to a much faster and simpler route of cooking meals for my family. Enjoy these hacks that turn bland canned or frozen ingredients into gourmet meals.

Food Safety FAQ Tips and Tricks for a Safe, Clean Kitchen

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:06:34 -0500

Food Safety FAQ. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions you might have about Food Safety and Food borne illness.

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.

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!

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.

The Perfect Slice of Biltong

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:16:32 -0500

Many butchers strive to make the best biltong so that customers can return for more and possibly return with their friends and family. Biltong is a delicious snack that is enjoyed by the guys over a braai or while watching a rugby or soccer game. A good butcher knows that if their biltong is good, it will ensure future business.

How to Create an Appetizing Menu

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:21:05 -0500

The article talks about how you can cook food in less time. When you have uninvited guests coming over, these tips for finger food appetizers can help you a lot.

How to Cook With Brown Sugar

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:42:58 -0500

Many people believe that brown sugar is healthier than white sugar. This isn't entirely true but brown sugar does contain a bit more nutrients because of the molasses it contains.

How to Properly Freeze Your Food

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:10:15 -0500

Freezing food is one of the best and most common ways to preserve food. Learn how to properly do this so that you can avoid things like freezer burn.

Top 10 Baking Tips

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:57:53 -0500

Yum-yum! Who doesn't love cakes and cookies? Cakes and its innumerable variations are an all-time favorite across all the age-groups. The innumerable cake and pastry shops that dot the streets of every locality tantalize the taste buds of one and all with their delectable wares. But, not all are aware of the love and painstaking effort that goes into the making of these sinful delights.

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.

Take Your Baking To A Healthier Level

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:36:51 -0600

While the holidays bring smells of gingerbread and sugar cookies, pumpkin pie, and nutty brownies, baking is a year-round hobby for many, which is great for their friends and family, but not the best when you're trying to maintain healthy lifestyle. It's easy to get caught up in the fun of baking and forget about the sugar, butter, and extra calories that go with it, but a few simple tips and tricks can help you maintain the fun (and the yum), while holding onto the healthy principles that support overall good health and wellbeing.

Cooking Made Easy, Let's Eat!

Fri, 12 May 2017 08:57:04 -0500

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. Learn about ways to make cooking fun and easy!

Which Do You Prefer For Your Cooking-Gas or Electric?

Wed, 17 May 2017 10:23:10 -0500

Over my lifetime I have cooked with both gas and electric stoves. I prefer gas, but that is what I grew up learning to cook on. I know individuals who love their electric stoves. I wanted to take a look at both gas and electric stoves for the readers.

The Benefits Of Using Silicone Kitchen Utensils

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 09:20:10 -0600

Kitchen utensils today can be made of rubber, wood, plastic, glass, stainless steel and metals with non-stick coatings. The latest addition to this list is silicone coated or silicone kitchen utensils. They have become an important part of modern kitchens.

What Is The Definition Of Fermentation?

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:58:26 -0600

It seems that Hippocrates was a man who knew what it meant to be healthy. When one begins to discuss general nutrition or trying to establish a starting point of a journey back to better digestive health, one can generally look back to what the father of holistic medicine said many centuries ago. Eating fermented (or probiotic-rich) foods is a timeless approach and a much better solution than taking the current medical industry approach of popping probiotic pills and supplements.

Polycarbonate Plastic Glasses: Care Instructions

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:10:48 -0500

The range of polycarbonate crockery includes polycarbonate plastic glasses that look like their glass counterparts. You would think that it was glass. They have a gloss finish that can fool you into thinking that they are made of glass. However, the plastic version is practically indestructible and can last a lifetime. To get them to last a lifetime, there are a few care instructions that you will need to follow.

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.

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.

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 5 Best Pizza Sauce in 2017

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 13:48:03 -0600

Using the right pizza sauce on your pizza is important if you want it to taste like the one bought from a restaurant. Buying the canned version is the most convenient when you are making a homemade pizza.

An Introduction To TVP Meats

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:25:00 -0600

Are you wondering what enlightenment can the textured vegetable protein MEATS bring to your lifestyle? These wonderful products will enrich the lives of vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters; who all strive to be more health conscious.

Phyllo Demystified

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.

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.

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.

Cooking For Children Who Are Reluctant Eaters

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:42:04 -0500

Patience and persistence are the keys to helping children accept and eat a variety of foods and especially new foods. Studies show that children must have ten exposures to a food before they are willing to accept it. Selecting food and cooking for children can be a daunting task and is not for cowards! Parents and adult care-givers must take themselves out of the eating equation and accept that introducing new foods to children is easy for some and challenging for others.

Cook Like Jamie Oliver

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

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

The 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!

8 Surprising Ways to Use Aluminum Foil

Fri, 19 May 2017 10:07:55 -0500

Aluminum foil is something that everyone has in the kitchen since it has multiple uses within the realm of food storage. Aluminum foil is the knight in shining armor of home makers as it can serve as a handy pie shield or a makeshift broiler pan, depending on the need.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Freezer Facts - Learn Facts, Tips and Tricks About Freezing Your Food

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:07:52 -0500

Learn about freezing, what can be frozen, what can't, facts, tricks, tips, and advice for proper freezing. Start freezing food today! It's a great way to preserve it and keep it fresh for a long time.

Precautions in Cooking That Can Save You From Accidents

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:16 -0500

Cooking is interesting and is the hobby for many people. Most like to cook food of different types and serve to their family and friends. But one has to maintain certain safety measures that actually help the person and the people around him or her stay safe.

How to Pick the Best Eggplant

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:08:11 -0600

A person who cooks the food knows better about the best vegetables. Many people love to cook and eat eggplants, but the real problem comes when they don't know how to pick the best eggplant for their kitchen. Eggplants get bitter and over seedily when they become old or picked too late.

The Correct Way to Fry

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:28:41 -0500

Many people find it tricky to fry foods because of the high temperature that needs to be used. It can also become difficult if you can't control the frying oil from spattering on your hands and body. Have no fear because there are some tricks to frying.

Ways to Cook Food and What to Use

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:06:37 -0500

All cooking can be done with a skillet and a saucepan if you are cooking for one to four people but if you cook for more than four you may need a more extensive set of pots and pans. I would like to tell you the methods that can be used to cook your foods and what pot or pan works best to cook these foods. There are many ways to cook foods but not all foods can or should be cooked by each method.

The Microplane Meat Tenderrizer And Grilling The Perfect Flank Steak

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:45:33 -0500

The Microplane Meat Tenderizer is a wonderful kitchen gadget for tenderizing your flank steak and skirt steak. The features of this kitchen gadget are explained and it's efficiency. Grilling the perfect flank steak is explained in detail so you can be come a grill master.

How to Achieve the Perfect Chips

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:42:13 -0600

Everybody loves fried vegetables. Chips are a delicious snack and side dish. The word "chips" implies a brittle texture because it chips apart. So how do you make these?

10 Timely Tips for the Holiday Kitchen

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:01:24 -0600

Here's some quick-read advice that can help you cook with more of the joy of the season and less of the stress of the night before. Within just 10 items you'll find ways to make prep faster, food tastier, presentation prettier, and even more. Please note - and darn the luck - I'm not being compensated in any way for any brand names I mention.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Your Nonstick Cookware

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:23:59 -0500

If you use and store your non-stick cookware properly, they will last longer. As a matter of fact, these pans are not hard to use or clean. On the other hand, if you don't use them the right way, they will get damaged in no time. Given below are 5 common mistakes that homeowners make when using their non-stick cookware. You will also read some tips to avoid those costly mistakes.

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

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

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

Have Fun With a Tagine

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:42:24 -0600

If you enjoy trying international cuisine, then invest in a tagine. A Moroccan tagine is a two part cooking vessel that traditionally is made of clay or ceramic.

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.

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.

Sugar Is Great for Any Food

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:16:11 -0500

Sugar is obviously known for its sweetness therefore it is used in desserts such as cakes and pastries. What if sugar could easily be used in the normal food we eat every day?

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

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

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

Cooking With Copper Cookware

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 08:06:43 -0500

Copper may be the most used metal in the home area. Cookware used to be made out of copper because it was such a good conductor of heat. In recent years, it seems to be making a comeback. Here are its advantages and disadvantages.

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.

3 Healthy Cooking Tips Everyone Should Know

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:04:19 -0600

These days, we are inclined to take care of our health in many ways and healthy eating is one of them. This health consciousness has given rise to improved and often different cooking methods and recipes because food is not only a source of energy; it also is something that brings immense pleasure to all of us. Healthy cooking and healthy eating helps us stay away from health problems.

Grocery Shopping Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Money

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:10:43 -0500

Find out how to make your next grocery shopping trip easier. These tips and tricks will save you time, and money!

Sunflower Oil: Frying and Cooking Tips

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:42:57 -0500

Frying is an art in the cooking world. Yes, everyone knows how to pour frying oil in a pan and fry their chips to crisp delight but not everyone knows how to use the sunflower oil for other purposes. Here are some useful tips for using sunflower oil in the kitchen.

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.

The Difference Between Sunflower Oil and Soya Oil

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

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

Why You Should Include Cooking Oil on a Regular Basis

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:23:40 -0600

There are so many types of cooking oils that can benefit your daily life and it's important to stay as healthy as possible. In general there are always do's and don'ts when it comes to any kind of food item. Therefore, the consumption of cooking oil on a daily basis could be quite beneficial to your dietary requirements when taken in moderation.

The Single Guy's Guide to Cooking With A Microwave Oven

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:05:38 -0600

As a single guy, your life has a level of simplicity that is often envied or mocked, but in the end, you're looking for the same things that everyone else wants in life, and this includes good food. What better accessory to the single life than the microwave oven?

Reverse Sear a Steak to Get the Best Taste Possible

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:03:59 -0500

Do you like luscious, cut-with-a butter knife steaks? Try this Reverse Sear technique once and you'll be a believer!

Tips To Prepare Shrimp For The Best Cooking Results

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:23:02 -0600

Shrimp is very popular seafood and you can try out all kinds of recipes using the food. It can be used in stews, main dishes, salads and even appetizers. It can be cooked, shelled or unshelled depending on the recipe you are using for the cooking. If you are a fun, then you do not have to wait until the next time you eat out to enjoy your shrimp. It is something you can easily prepare and cook at home and enjoy the same way you would in a seafood restaurant. The preparation process is very similar whether you are handling frozen or fresh shrimp.

The Different Ways to Cook Potatoes

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:42:31 -0600

Potatoes are full of energy and have a delicious starchy taste. It is a favourite starch side dish for the cook of any household. However, you will eventually get bored of the same method so why not try something new and just as delicious?

How to Cook Healthy Food

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:57:00 -0500

In order to cook healthy, the first thing to keep in mind is to use healthy ingredients rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and other essential nutrients. They are not only necessary for proper functioning of all the system but also keep our immune system strong so that it can effectively fight diseases. Of this fact, many are aware and make it a point to carefully choose a balanced diet and choice ingredients! But there are some equally important aspects of healthy cooking that unfortunately get ignored - mostly due to lack of awareness.

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!

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.

Kitchen Island? Pros and Cons

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:24:34 -0500

In viewing various styles of kitchen, it's apparent that kitchen islands have progressed a tremendous amount over time. However, does every kitchen need an island? What are some pros and some cons? That is what we are going to look at today.

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?

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.

Wood Fired Cooking - How to Use Different Temperatures to Prepare Your Food

Tue, 30 May 2017 20:53:28 -0500

Wood fired cooking is becoming more popular and chefs and home cooks are increasingly using this ancient method of cooking to add some spices to their dishes. This method of cooking creates unique flavors that you just cannot achieve with other fuel methods such as gas or electricity.

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.

Six Benefits of Coconut Oil That May Change Your Perspective

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:56:10 -0500

It's no secret that coconut oil has become very popular all over the world. With all its benefits and uses it can definitely be on the top of your next shopping list. Here are six benefits of coconut oil that may change your perspective.

Saving Frying Oil

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:41:25 -0500

When we put food in the fryer we expect it to cook quickly so that we can eat it as soon as possible. That's the joy of frying food but what about the remaining frying oil?

How To Take Care of Polycarbonate Dinnerware

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:35:14 -0500

Polycarbonate dinnerware may be virtually unbreakable but it still needs to be taken care of properly in order for it to last a long time. As with any catering equipment, you want to get your money's worth. There are few things that you need to take into consideration when you own polycarbonate dinnerware.

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.

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.

Cooking With Children Begins With Shopping

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:41:55 -0500

Parents often find that getting their young children to eat the foods they prepare is challenging and stressful for them and their children. There are some strategies that will reduce the struggles and stress and can be a learning experience for children as well.

12 Baking Equipments That Can Help You This Summer Holiday

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:52:25 -0500

The vacations have set in and it's time to treat the taste buds of your little ones with lip smacking cakes. So, let's give you some handy tips and tools to make your cake making process smoother and easier.

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.

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.

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!

Freezer Burn - What, Why, and How It Happens, and How to Prevent It

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:09:21 -0500

Freezer burn - What is it? Why does it happen? Can I still eat it? How does it happen? How can I prevent it? All these answers and more in this article.

A Healthy Way of Cooking Rice & Grains

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:35:01 -0500

Cooking rice and grains is a bit more complicated than cooking other foods. While too less heat may leave them uncooked or unevenly cooked, heating them too much may make them mushy and ruin their natural flavor. The cookware plays a great role in cooking them with just the right amount of water and heat distributed evenly and thoroughly.

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.