Heavenly Slow Cooker Recipes

What is Seitan Or Wheat Meat?

Seitan, wheat meat or wheat gluten is an alternative to soybean-based meat substitutes such as tofu and even meat like chicken or beef. Wheat meat has very little in common with flour or bread, and is often used instead of meat in Asian, vegetarian, Buddhist, and macrobiotic cuisines. Simulated duck or roast beef are a commonly made with wheat gluten because it is so similar to the look and texture of meat when cooked, making it a popular meat substitute.

Finding the Inspiration For Cooking

Many families are wrapped up in the speed and near-turmoil of modern life. With two careers, children’s structured activities, commutes, professional associations, maintaining the home, etc., it can be difficult to find time to do any enjoyable cooking. Here are a few ideas to consider if this is an issue in your home.

Coriander Or Cilantro? – An Herb Or a Spice?

Actually it is both. Here are some ideas for using both to pep up your dishes.

How to Cook Red-Red Stew From Ghana, Africa

All you need to know to make Ghana’s signature Red-Red stew. A hearty, nutritious meal that is simple and delicious for the whole family.

How to Cook Perfect Rice Every Time!

The most common forms of rice are indica (long grain) and japonica (short grain). There are many other forms and varieties of rice, but for our purposes we will “stick” with the basics. Many a cook have become frustrated with sticky, lumpy rice that causes all sorts of panic and dread.

Cooking With Youngsters – Have Fun and Learn

A lot of opportunities can be found to spend time with youngsters, teaching them introductory cooking, having a good time, building self-esteem and supporting family growth. Many youngsters, (we’ll just address girls here if we may, although boys might have the same interest), start showing significant interest in family responsibility type activities at 8 to 10 years. This can be manifested in many ways as there are so many things that must be accomplished in the typical household.

Easy, Homemade Birthday Cakes For Kids – You Can Do it Too!

Have you ever dreamed of making the perfect cake for your kid’s birthday? I remember as a child how thrilled I always was with my Mom’s wonderful birthday cake creations and I vowed to make my own kids’ cakes once I had my own family. I loved the idea of making a really personalized, homemade cake rather than ordering the traditional sheet cake from our local grocery store. I was nervous starting out but soon realized that with a little patience and practice anyone can do this!

The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

In recent decades, coconut oil has gotten an undeserved reputation as being bad for you. But research has shown that the health benefits of coconut oil include better thyroid function, a stronger immune system, smoother skin, and better blood sugar regulation, even for diabetics.

Parsley is More Than a Pretty Leaf – 5 Ways to Use This Versatile Herb

Sure it looks pretty on the plate, but Parsley also has a wonderful place in the foods you prepare. Consider these 5 ways to use parsley in the kitchen.

Homemade Cheese (Making it Easy)

Ask any group of people what their favorite comfort foods are and most likely cheese is involved. What if you could make you own cheese at home anytime you wanted, and it would be ready that same day! That’s what I did.

Thai Cooking and Good Health

Have you ever wanted food to snap with flavor? Come to look at Thai food, there are a lot of vegetables and herbs to make Thai food very healthy for you and very flavorful.

Guilt Free Food – How to Make Some Guilt Free Main Meals

Every body loves a pizza, a pie, and some fish and chips right? Well if you’re trying to lose weight, then eating these meals cooked the traditional ways can do more harm than good. Here are some ways in which you can turn these traditional dishes into healthy and tasty guilt free food.

Simple Tips For Cooking With Kids

Children are often enthralled with the idea of cooking, often at an early age. All of the toy kitchen utensils and foods that they love to play with serve to fuel this interest because of their uninhibited imaginations.

Small Appliances

The small appliances in the kitchen are often as important as the other appliances. They are used more often than the large appliances, and make up the look of the counters and other various areas. There are various types of small appliances that help to make up the kitchen. While most of these small appliances are actually counter top appliances, there are some small appliances that can be built into the kitchen. Microwaves are often built into the kitchen above the range.

Is Sand Dune Flatware Right For Me?

Many people start to think about flatware when they register for their wedding. Actually, anytime in your life is a great time to think about investing in flatware. When you first enter into the flatware market your options can be overwhelming. Do you desire stainless steel, or sterling silver? What type of finish do you want? How many sets do you want to buy and how much are you willing to pay for them? All of these are important questions to ask.

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