5 Best Stand Mixers for 2011
Find the best stand mixer for your needs. Don’t do anything until you read our top 5 list.Some Wacky Cake Decorating Ideas And Themes
When you bring a cake to a special occasion like a baby shower, birthday party, or wedding, no doubt you’ll want your cake to stand out above the rest, drawing praise and accolades. Unless you’ve got a pathological fear of receiving attention and compliments, or are a government spy trying to lay low. In which case a bland, dull cake is your safest bet.How to Make a Fruit Salad
Here’s the secret about fruit salad: it’s easier than you think. No cooking involved, the pots and pans, and it is fast and easy to do. The simple rules are…Some Cake Decorating Tips And Ideas For The Novice
Did you know that the first cakes ever to be baked in the USA were just little loaves of something they called “sweet bread” because it had stuff like cinnamon and sugar in them. Now you can go out into any city in America, and find a store that sells a quadruple layered, multi-colored cake that’s topped off with frosting. Talk about developing into a world power!3 Tips to Cut the Calories on Your Favorite Cookies
If you are looking to cut calories but still enjoy cookies, here are three easy tips you can use to change your cookie recipe into a healthy cookie recipe. Make your cookies recipes both healthy and enjoyable!Your Guide To Tossing In Fresh Greens For Your Salad
Is your salad boring to your eyes and bland to your palate? Not anymore. Salad greens and lettuces and not necessarily greens as in light yellow frisee, deep purple flowering kale and red Swiss chard, are widely available in food stores and are meant to be tossed raw.How To Mash Potatoes Using The Best Way
The fluffiest mash is made from floury, mealy varieties but these potatoes are the ones that tend to explode in the cooking and invariably have bullet-like insides. Best results come from cooking even-sized potatoes in cold water that is brought to the boil, the pan partially covered and then the water allowed to boil lightly until the potatoes are cooked.How to Make and Use Edible Decorations to Create Unique Candies
Candy decorations are wonderful ideas to help simple candies look fun and unique. This article takes you on a general introduction to making and using these sweet enhancements.Better Your Health: Alternatives To Reduce Sodium Intake
Sodium has been getting a lot of attention lately. It is said that most of us eat far more than our bodies need, which may cause or exacerbate a host of health problems. In fact, excessive sodium may reduce your absorption of calcium, cause you to retain water, and stress your kidneys.How Modern Gastronomy Has Been Influenced by The Commercialization of Ancient Condiments
Every dinner table in Pompeii was said to have a container of one or more types of Garum at hand. Fortunes were made in the trade of this spicy fish sauce condiment. It was consumed at every meal in order to enhance flavor, intensity and to embellish foods.Broccoli – Give It a Second Chance – Plus a Great Slow Cooker Recipe
Did you mother force you to eat broccoli as a child? Did you hate it? Perhaps you ate it only as a ‘little tree’ smothered in ranch dressing. As a grown up, are you giving some thought to eating better? Now that you’re making your own choices in life, you should give broccoli a second chance. For many folks, broccoli is a ‘go to’ vegetable choice, and for many healthy reasons too. There’s no need to stick with the ‘little tree’ option when there are so many ways to enjoy broccoli.How to Saute Vegetables – Make Delicious Restaurant Style Veggies At Home!
We all like these scrumptious sauteed veggies we get in restaurants. They’re colourful, filled with taste, and tender. Your first couple of attempts at this cooking technique can be a little bit difficult. Keep attempting and you’ll quickly have it perfected, however.Wonderful Saffron
Saffron is a delicious spice that is used in many Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Indian cuisines. It has a distinct bittersweet flavour and a brilliant yellow colour that it adds to dishes that it is used in. It is the most expensive spice, weight for weight being worth more than gold!The Secret to Crispy Fried Chicken Batter
The chicken is one of the tastes that are most enhanced by frying, weather pan frying or deep-frying, the chicken- if done correctly, will always have the best results when cooked in oil. Frying has the ability, if done correctly to turn the batter into a crispy, tasty addition yet, at the same time, allow the chicken to cook in its own juices and become tender and delicious. There is a secret to the batter, it is so simple you will laugh, read to find out.An Easy Recipe for Home-Made Rock Candy
Candies are one of the simplest things to make. In order to prepare a food item though, you need to know what it is. Many people consider candy and chocolate to be one and the same thing. However, there is more to these fun filled treats than gooey chocolate delight.