Variety is the Spice of Life
People are creatures of habit and largely base choices on that which is familiar. Although some habits are good, cooking the same types of food over and over zaps creativity and breeds indifference in the kitchen. Food is not only necessary for survival, it is also a main source of enjoyment.Does Your Crock Pot Work?
If your crock pot is not working properly, bacteria can form in your food. This article contains valuable information and a simple at home test to see if your crock pot is working properly.Prepare Your Meals Ahead of Time
Being a mother, a parent, a student, and an employee, I don’t have the time or the desire to prepare fancy meals for dinner every night of the week. With the hectic life I lead, I was finding it extremely difficult to put a meal on the table much before 9:00 or 10:00 at night. I needed to find a way to feed my family earlier and healthier and take out food was not a viable option.Seven Tips For Preparing Buffet Style Meals
This article contains seven tips for serving your guests buffet style.How To Use Salt
I really recommend cooking with unrefined (gray) salt as it includes other minerals that are also needed by the body. Salt comes in two basic “sizes,” fine and coarse. Coarse salt is generally used for adding to water when boiling or adding to certain dishes at the end of the cooking process and fine is used for everything else. I really recommend against buying regular “table salt” or “rock salt” but only purchasing sea salt.Let’s Go Shopping
When I shop, I like to take my time to see what is the freshest and to compare prices. It’s always a good idea to buy what is in season, as it will not only be much fresher, but it’s cost will be much lower than at the rest of the year. I tend to eat very different food in different months of the year, making use of what is in season and generally eat lighter, less warming food in the…Some Basic Rules Of Cooking
Another important point is the fact that most ingredients have a seasonal period when they taste best, are cheaper and are also plentiful. Cooking with seasonal ingredients will give the best results.Throw A Wine And Cheese Party To Show How Creative You Can Be
Does throwing a wine and cheese party scare or intimidate you? Well, don’t worry. I am going to help you have the party which your friends will talk about.You Don’t Have To Be A Chef To Read An Olive Oil Label
Tips on how to get the most from your olive oil purchase. Some history, and lots of pointers on misleading or often misunderstood terms found on olive oil labels.Fantastic Easy Tips For A Healthier You
The modern world demands a successful career and a fast paced tech savvy social life. These demands also place such a burden on people in the area of physical appearance. They must look good.Grandma Hystad’s Recipes, Cooking And Cleaning Tips
Commercial cleaning supplies can aggravate your allergies and have long terms effects on your health. You can save on your house cleaning bill with very good results using less toxic substances. Before washing, it is essential that all stains be removed. Sometimes Soap or hot water will set a stain and make its removal impossible.Best Leftover Pizza Tips
Don’t throw away that leftover pizza anymore. Cook the next day with these tips and you won’t believe it’s leftovers.The Importance of Meal Planning
If you have a social life or a family to take care of, let alone a full or even part-time job, consider the ways that meal planning can help improve your life. Meal planning in advance can save you time cooking, time spent in the food market, and the amount of food that was left in the refrigerator after the meal is done.Leftovers – Use Them or Toss Them?
You can save money on your grocery bill if you use up those bits of vegetables, meats and sauces for a meal later in the week. In fact, you can plan to cook a roast or a whole chicken for the purpose of using the leftovers for another lunch or dinner.Tips On Cake Decorating
It’s as Easy as Baking a Cake is the Old Saying. But how Easy is it Really? Find Out Now…