How to Keep Vegetables Fresh
No one likes to taste a red, juicy tomato when it has a mushy spot on it or to have a salad made with brown, wilted lettuce! It is essential to keep vegetables fresh in order to retain the key nutrients in each vegetable, and to ensure a ripe, crunchy bite every time. It was Ben Franklin who said “waste not, want not”, if you want to avoid wasting vegetables and keep them crisp and full of flavor there are many things you can…BBQ – The Budget Beating BBQ
One event that embraces all these elements is the BBQ! The BBQ is a great Australian tradition that can take place in any location and is a celebration of friends and family that takes place in the great outdoors.A Challenge to You and Your BBQ’s!
January 26th may be the date that Australians celebrate their great country, but it is also a day that pays great homage to the importance of other significant Australians- Our BBQ’s! Australia Day and Australian BBQ’s represent everything true and right about Australia, Australians and its underlying psyche- sun, surf, socializing, sausages, sangas, saltwater, sunscreen, steak, sauce and so much more.How to Create a Healthy, Balanced Lunch Box
Simple guidelines for creating a healthy, nutritionally balanced packed-lunch for your child. Tips on the types of foods to include and those to avoid.Top Tips For Preparing Chinese Food
A large number of people like to prepare Chinese food at home. Easy to prepare though, not all can get the same taste as they would in a restaurant. It is really important to follow a few principles while preparing Oriental food.It is All About Cooking Fresh
Just how many people do you know use the freshest ingredients that they can when they cook a meal or just something to tide them over until the next meal? You surely do not know a lot of them because there is actually not a lot of people who cook things from fresh ingredients.Five Top Tips on Planning and Making Family Dinner Easier
Struggling to come up with interesting dinner ideas for your family? Are you finding it hard to make the time to produce meals for your family consistently? Getting take-out food a bit too often? Well check out our tips to help you plan and produce quality dinners every night of the week and still spend time with your family.Best Tools For Cooking Over Wood
You just got your new fire ring or fire pit, and you are ready to try cooking. Ok, maybe the first thing is to sit outside and enjoy the gloriousness of the flame. But at some point, you’ll begin to wonder, can I cook on this thing?Traditional and Authentic Tools of the Trade For Mexican and Tex-Mex Cooking
These are a list of authentic tools that are used for Mexican and Tex-Mex cooking. None of these are crucial to these cuisines, but they all provide an authentic, useful tool for this kind of cooking. Your kitchen won’t have that Mexican flare if you don’t put these tools to work.5 Things to Know Before Cooking Over Wood
Cooking with hardwood isn’t that much different then cooking over charcoal or on a gas grill. Or even over a stove for that matter. Your goal is to get hot coals to provide a steady heat source.Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joes are an American recipe, enjoyed by both old and young alike. They are very popular throughout the country, although they are known by are number of other names in some parts of the United States – “wimpies” in the Northeast, “yip yips” in parts of Illinois, “slushburgers” in parts of the mid West and so forth. However, unlike some other kinds of American sandwiches (hamburgers, cheeseburgers, club sandwiches, etc.), sloppy Joes are not widely known or eaten outside the United States.Secrets to Canning Salsa
What is salsa? Salsa is a mixture of low acid and high acid foods. The base is tomatoes. Blended in are onions, peppers, chilies and spices. The final salsa mixture must contain enough acid to prevent the growth of food spoiling bacteria and the deadly Clostridium botulinum bacteria.Top 6 Varieties of Dried Chilies – How Hot Are They, and What Do I Do With These Peppers?
These are the more popular dried chilies, with a short description of what they look and taste like, as well as what the pepper is called before drying. These dried peppers are listed from the mildest to the hottest.Ten Tips For Cooking Perfect Shrimp
We will tell you how to cook fresh or frozen shrimp and explain the different shrimp cooking methods. There are many ways to cook shrimp.Fast Cooking – How the Right Cutting Equipment Can Make You Cook Every Meal in Less Time
There is so little time to cook in our hectic schedule that many of us would do anything to be able to cook faster. You can, if you know certain tricks. Did you, for example, ever think that choosing your knives and cutting tools wisely could make you quicker in preparing food? Discover how it can in this article!