I pour Cola each time when I cook pork meat. A perfect recipe!

Caution! Enjoy In Moderation

I put labels on all of my home made food. My berries require a warning label.

Cooking for Vegetarians at Thanksgiving

Read these 10 top tips to ensure that your vegetarian guests have an enjoyable thanksgiving.


The thermometer read minus 40-degrees. I thought it was a fitting day to cook something in the oven for dinner. When it got that cold having the oven on made the house seem warmer.

Through the Eyes of a Very Young Child

As a three-year old I thought it was magic. I was also afraid of it, but there was nowhere to hide.

Food Handling Safety For Home Cooks

For the home cook, food handling safety can be a huge issue. Lack of proper care can lead to a variety of food-borne illnesses, even death. Nationwide, thousands of people end up in emergency rooms every year suffering from illnesses that could have been avoided had basic food safety rules been followed.

Barbeque Pits – The Ultimate BBQ Experience

There is nothing that says you take your grilling seriously quite like a barbeque pit. If you want to feed a small army with a heaping helping of barbeque then a barbeque pit is for you. Anyone can use one, from your grill crazy neighbor down the street to people who cook barbeque for a living.

Crock Pot Beef Stew – Can It Be Interesting?

Think outside the crock pot! And you will soon be preparing crock pot beef stew recipes the family raves about – we do.

What’s the Secret to Cooking Recipes Successfully?

It should be the simplest thing in the world, right? You get a recipe, follow it and come out with something delicious (or at least edible) at the end. Unfortunately, cooking recipes can be a frustrating process to rookie cooks unable to recognize when the recipe they’re using is destined to fail before they heat up their first pan.


I had forgotten it for years, until today. It hit me like a ton of bricks.

A Flurry of Feathers

All I could see was feathers. I heard a loud shrieking noise. I was afraid. I turned and ran.

Never Burn The Bottoms of Your Cookies Again!

If you are like me, you love to bake cookies, but hate the all-too-familiar problem of burning the bottoms. During the past couple of years, I have discovered some techniques that have ended my burnt cookie bottoms frustrations. I know these techniques will work for you as well. Happy baking!

A Pot of Rose Hip Tea

The wild rose has more than just a good smell. Besides being perfume in the woods it also provides a source of nutrition.

Roasting Tips for a Moist and Tasty Turkey

There are many methods used to cook a moist and tasty Roasted Turkey. Most methods rely on basting. The turkey can be basted every 30 minutes with a basting bulb, or covered with cheesecloth soaked in butter. Other methods include brining the turkey (soaking in a salt water solution for 8-10 hours), or injecting a basting solution into the meat. Whatever method you prefer, proper roasting is key to tender moist meat.

How to Roast Chestnuts – It’s Easy!

The holidays are fast approaching. Want to visit the nostalgic side of yourself? Try the old and famous recipe of roasting chestnuts. You hear about roasting chestnuts in all the old songs and from memories shared with elder members of the family. They are a wonderful addition to any Thanksgiving or Christmas gathering. But how do you do it? Here’s a simple guide to roasting chestnuts that you can do yourself and have fun at the same time.

Rice Pudding? Are You Kidding?

They call it rice pudding. I call it pudding with rice. I had to prove my point.

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