Low Carb Snacks

Avoid Salt, Use Spices Instead

Your doctor said to lower your salt intake. Don’t change your diet, just use spices with no salt instead. Here’s an easy plan to lower your blood pressure and raise the flavor in your everyday meals.

Must Haves for Any At-Home Chef

A list of must haves for any amateur cook’s kitchen.

Tips on Which Vegetables Freeze Well

An article about which vegetables freeze well and step by step instructions on how to prepare and freeze certain vegetables.

Wild Rice Soup

There is a recipe floating around that is called wild rice soup. I call it a bunch of canned soup in a pot.

Taking Stock of Leftovers

A large goose or turkey is an impressive centerpiece for a celebration meal, but you’ll have to find a way of dealing with the leftovers. Making a stock is a good way to make the best of your bird.

Another Way With Prime Rib Roast

I usually like to marinade my prime rib before cooking. This year someone brought one over on Christmas morning and they wanted it for dinner.

An Apple Peeler / Corer Reduces Preparation Time

Recently, a friend of mine in apple country tried to teach her daughter how to peel apples. They were about to harvest their crop and there was a lot to be done. Reluctantly, the young woman held the knife in an awkward attempt to peel the apple. Before she was finished peeling one side of the apple, she had cut her finger. This, of course, upset my friend who quickly put a band aid on the cut.

Which Cooking Oil to Use

Which of all the cooking oils available is the best to cook with. Or should you just throw a slab of butter in the pot. Read the article for the answers.

Make Your Own Unique Birthday Cake Decorations

Let’s face it, if you want to get a uniquely decorated birthday cake you will have to cough up the cash. And unless you’ve got a nice chunk of cash, the cake you get might not be so impressive.

Things We Can Do With Milk – If It Was Not Homogenized

There was a time when you could buy milk that was pasteurized but not homogenized. When did we get too lazy to skim the cream off a quart of milk?

A Few Tips for Mixing Holiday Drinks

The holidays are here, and everyone wants to come to your house. I’ll show you how to be prepared to make a great variety of fun and festive holiday drinks to serve to your guests. Here are a few tips to help you prepare your home bar and make yourself into a fantastic bartender if the occasion calls for it. This is what you need to have on hand to make those wonderful holiday drinks.

Real Marshmallows

Have you ever wondered what marshmallows were like before they were jet-puffed? I remember them and they were tasty, especially toasted.

How To Choose the Perfect Wedding Cake

In Western societies the wedding cake has become a symbol of commitment, a representation of everything a wedding is meant to be. Whatever your denomination it signifies the sweetness of a union between two people.

Cooking with Oils

All cooking oil manufactures have claims that their cooking oil is the best to use. Vegetable, peanut oil, canola oil, sunflower, olive, coconut, and even butter all have their place in any kitchen because they will all add a different flavor to any dish.

Save Time When Cooking With My Tips and Shortcuts

Try these ideas to get you out of the kitchen faster. My tactics are almost as good as having a second prep cook by your side.

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