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Save Money and Make Pizza at Home

Save yourself some money by making pizza at home. Once you learn a few pizza making tricks, your pizza will taste like it was bought at your favorite restaurant. You may even find yourself becoming the most popular Mom or Dad on the block.

Side Dishes for You!

Many times we get all psyched up to cook a meal for family and friends, and we pick a main dish or dishes, steak, chicken, fish, and we determine how to cook, fricasee, barbecue, curry etc., but then what goes with what?

One Pizza Making Secret

Is pizza making as simple to make as most people think? The ingredients for making pizza dough are flour, water, salt and yeast. These simple ingredients were used for centuries for baking breads of all sizes and shapes throughout the world.

Why Your Cake Does Not Turn Out As Expected

I hope you are not reading this because your cake went wrong. Generally, good measuring scale is essential for baking a perfect cake. Cooking time also is a guide on checking your cake process. Never open the oven door halfway through cooking.

How to Make the Best Home Made Sausage Pizza – Fresh Sausage is Best

I really believe that the pizza I make myself is healthier than pizza I can order from any restaurant. And my family loves it just as much as I do. So what elements make a quality homemade sausage pizza?

How to Choose the Right BBQ Smoking Wood – Chips Or Chunks?

There are three things that make for good BBQ: wood, heat and time. The most important part of the puzzle is wood. The wood is used…

Caster Sugar – A Baker’s Ingredient

A well-known baker has been asked to bake a three-tier meringue cake for a wedding party. While skimming the recipe they notice a new ingredient for this cake, caster sugar. The baker does a quick research and finds out that caster sugar is a British term for super fine sugar. A baker is having a sample of this sweet tasting, crisp mouth feeling sugar known as caster sugar. Our baker in this article is in luck as it can be found in the following foods: cold drinks, meringues, tortes, puddings, brownies, tarts, cookies, and cakes.

It is Time For a Hawaiian Cookout

Sometimes when we decide to have friends over for a party we like to put a theme to it. Outdoor grilling ideas can help you with that since you will already be outside. Be a little creative and come up with a theme that everyone can enjoy. For an outdoor grilling recipe, tonight you have decided to go Hawaiian and there will be pork, corn on the cob, vegetables and a pineapple dessert.

Should You Thaw Meat in a Microwave?

We all have had this happen; we have rushed out of the house in the morning and have forgotten to take out the meat from the freezer to thaw. This was to make your evening meal. In these circumstances what is the best and safest way to defrost the meat quickly? I recommend using your microwave oven.

All American Pressure Canner – Why This Brand of Pressure Canners is So Famous

If you have ever walked into a store that sells pressure canners, then you will know that there are an enormous number of brands on the market. Each brand also has many different kinds of models. Such a large number of canners can make it confusing for anyone who is new to canning. A beginner may feel extremely overwhelmed and unsure as to where to start and which brand of pressure canner is best suited to their needs.

Mexican Cookbooks – What You Should Demand From A Good Mexican Cookbook!

Don’t settle for garbage! If you want to prepare Mexican cuisine for yourself and anyone else you care for, why not make it an authentic Mexican experience? A good Mexican cookbook with plenty of authenticity, intrigue, and variety can go a long way in helping you reach this goal. I will give you a link to my personal favorite Mexican cookbook at the end of this article, so keep an eye out for that.

Pressure Canners – Just How Do They Work Exactly and What is the Best Kind of Canner?

Have you ever been intrigued by canning? Canning is a great way to make your own canned food at home that you can keep and eat at a later date. Some of the kinds of things that are able to be canned include fruits, vegetables and even meat.

The Simple Guide to Enjoying a Quality Barbecue

Its summer time and its getting hot. Nobody in their right minds want to stay inside all day, we all want to get out into the sun and seriously enjoy what may be a very short period in which we can truly enjoy it. One of the greatest enjoyments in my life have been to setup a barbecue up in my garden to really enjoy the warm and tender meats in a cool summer evening. It is truly amazing at how lovely spending time with friends and family under the enjoyment of barbecued food can really be.

L Equip Food Dehydrator

The L equip Food Dehydrator is a quality food dehydrator to be looked at seriously when buying a dehydrator. But first what does a dehydrator do and why should I own one?

6 Tips For Making Perfect Pizza in the Pizza Oven

You’ve bought yourself a lovely new pizza oven. Can’t wait to plug it in and try it out, but have you got everything you need before you begin? Do you know how to make the perfect dough? Do you have a rolling pin and clean bench to make the base? Do you know what you want to put on your pizza?

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