Flavor Pairings: Why Grow Herbs For Cooking, Cocktails, And Culinary Crafts
Fresh herbs add character to your cuisine and excitement to your cooking endeavors! This is the first in a series of articles on food, flavor, and alcohol pairings. No stuffy rules. It’s about finding the right balance of flavors that perk up your palate and leave you craving more time in your kitchen!Fast Food Alternatives – Better Choices For You and Your Kids
Fast is the real motivation when going for fast food. But what if you could put together a quick meal and engage your children while doing it? Let them use some of that energy and creativeness to concoct new meal ideas.Hot, Cold and Wet Food Smoking
Food smoking is a different take on cooking, where one uses wood chips and charcoal briquettes to generate smoke that goes into flavouring food. Food smoking is applicable to the entire range of food times that includes but not really limited to fish, vegetables, poultry and meat. Over the ages a number of innovations have taken place in food smoking, something that forms the core of this discussion.Meat – The Tenderest Cuts of Steak
The cut of the steak is the deciding factor on how juicy and tender your steak will be after cooking. These cuts are usually more expensive but well worth it when it comes to flavour.How to Make Your Own Marinade For Steak
Steak marinades are great for tenderizing your steak and adding a nice flavour. Making your own marinade is simple and quick way to prepare a delicious steak!Three Things You Can’t Live Without – Did I Say Rice?
I forgot where I read recently that there are three things you can’t live without these days, one is your cell phone, the other is your car key and still another is your rice cooker. Of course, this is a general statement as half of the New Yorkers would argue with me about the car key. Clearly, rice cookers have come a long way in elevating their humble status to as indispensable as a cell phone.Five Great Sources for Quick Affordable Meals
When the state of finances demand that both heads of the household need to work, cooking a quick yet nutritious meal is necessary. Nobody really has the time to slave over a hot stove anymore. Constantly ordering out is too expensive. This is, in fact, one of the reasons why stores are now selling their affordable groceries online and with free grocery delivery to boot. Here are five food items that ought to be staples when you purchase your groceries.Fast, Fresh, And Simple Baked Walleye Recipe
The walleye fish is one of the freshwater nocturnal types of fish that is abundant and well known in the waters of Canada, as well as the lakes and rivers found in the northern part of the United States. Walleyes may come in different names such as Pickerel or Pike. People also distinguish walleyes according to their color, which normally comes in yellow or blue.How to Cook Crispy Tofu
Tofu is a healthy source of protein that is essential to a healthy lower cholesterol diet. However, as most people know tofu is a lumpy, moist substance. When its raw it tastes and feels like you are biting into goo.Canning For Less
Learn how to can your own foods at home for less money by using reclaimed materials and reusable supplies. Save money while enjoying higher quality food by learning to preserve your own fruits and vegetables.6 Tips for Baking Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Foods
When you are the parent of a child who has been advised to maintain a GFCF diet (gluten-free and casein-free), there are ways that can help you become accustomed to shopping and finding the right ingredients when you are cooking or baking; here are 6 tips for baking GFCF. Research Ahead of Time Researching the GFCF diet before you begin your shopping trip will allow you to become familiar with safe ingredients that are casein-free and gluten-free. You can research casein and gluten-free recipes and informational guides by visiting a local library or even…What Is a Dutch Oven?
Due to its versatility, dutch ovens are very handy. The bottom part is thick and sides are heavy. The thick base results in equal heat distribution and stops hot spots.Learn to Cook Online – The Cheaper and Better Alternative to Expensive Recipe Books?
In this article I will cover the hot debate about whether learning cooking from online video courses is a better alternative than buying expensive recipe books. In addition I will share my personal experience in actually following this approach. Finally, a great resource that I have developed for you to get online cooking training.How to Prepare a Marinade For Steak
There are many recipes and quick ideas for marinades that can give your steak a wonderful flavour. Try these ideas next time your are preparing a steak dinner.What Food to Bring Camping to Avoid Problems?
Food is the important aspect of any trip, be it an adventurous journey like camping or simple holiday trip. Good food in any trip creates long-lasting memories. It is important to preplan and prepare food items for camping trips. Therefore, campers need to emphasize on the food to bring camping. Cooking on an open fire is a fun experience, but it can become difficult without the necessary ingredients and equipment.