Perfect Recipes For Last Minute Dinner Plans

Buying Spice Racks

Buying a spice rack should not be a hard decision to make. If you know what it is that you are after then you can make a good choice. There are many variations of a spice rack that is available from many manufacturers and dealers, each one with their own unique selection of racks.

Why Do I Have to Use a Marinade? And What is a Marinade Anyways?

A lot of newcomers to the BBQ world have a few questions and some of them revolve around marinades. Questions like who do i have to use a marinade? And what is it anyway? A marinade is just really a simple sauce which is developed by the cook to flavor and tenderize what you are cooking. Usually this is for meats, but marinades can also be used for vegetables.

Sharpen Your Culinary Skills With Global Chef Knives

Picking knives to use in your kitchen can get overwhelming as there are so many makes and models. Take a Global chef knife and it’s ‘other’ knife sizes and uses.

How to Cook Perfect Pancakes

We all love pancakes, if you are like most of us some of your fondest childhood memories are from diving into the stack of freshly made fluffy yummy pancakes on a Saturday or Sunday morning. If you are like me, either the pancakes in your memory were a lot better than the ones you can make now or your parents knew something you didn’t.

Top Ways to Add Flavor to Your Barbecue

There are many different ways to add flavor to your barbecue. We will just discuss rubs. Rubs come in two varieties: there are wet rubs and then there are dry rubs. Dry rubs are actually made up of herbs and spices mixed together. Sometimes you can add some brown sugar, white sugar, or turbinado sugar to the rub. This will add a little sweetness to your rub. One of the drawbacks to using a lot of sugar is that over a very high heat it will caramelize so fast that it will burn and turn black before anything else is even cooked.

Healthy Gift Baskets of Lemons Are Always Available in Kitchens of Good Cooks

Lemon juice and the rest of the fruit are indispensable in the kitchens of culinary artists. The lemon juice makes the creative dishes flavorful and aromatic. The rind or skin is added to meat and poultry and salads to bring out the flavor of these foods once cooked. In addition, the oils within the skin and pulp make detergents, shampoos and other grooming products. Bakers love limes too as the juice is added in their pastries and breads too add flavor and the nutrients are very healthy for your body.

Sanyo Rice Cookers – A Foodie’s Best Friend

Sanyo rice cookers are among the top appliances within its niche. Time and again they will perform well in consumer and professional reviews. Here are some of their best characteristics.

How to Cook the Best Turkey

Cooking the most amazing turkey is a time consuming and precision operation. Read on to find out how to achieve perfection that none of your guests will ever forget.

Brining Chicken – A Lost Art

Brining chicken is something that has almost been forgotten in our society today and whenever I have brought up the subject at different times, many look at me as if I have lost my mind. What are you talking about, they ask. Well, let me share this with you first. After I retired from the restaurant business I started driving trucks. I cannot tell you how many chicken and turkey farms which I have been to.

Barbecue Accessories – Do You Really Need Them?

Oh, man, I love to barbecue. Every chance I get I am out there with my grill. But what about barbecue accessories? Are they really necessary? Do we need them? Which ones are important and which ones are just for show? In this post here we will just briefly touch on what some of the essentials are that you need for good barbecue.

What is a Breadmaker?

We all eat toast. Whether you go to the grocery store or the bakery to get your bread, it’s all cooked in a very similar manner. However, if you want the fresh stuff, you can bake it at home with a Breadmaker. All you need to do is add the right ingredients and switch it on. The machine will do the rest!

Panasonic Rice Cookers – A Foodie’s Best Friend

Have you ever heard of Panasonic and National? These are the same Japanese manufacturers. Recently they decided to unify both brands under the Panasonic umbrella, which is more known internationally.

Menu Planning For Better Nutrition

Concerned about your family’s eating habits? Not eating the right amounts of the right foods? Eating too much fast food? Can’t seem to find healthy snacks for the kids? Follow these tips to make planning your meals a breeze and ensure better nutrition for your family.

Carne Asada Marinade Recipes and Tips That Copy Your Favorite Mexican Restaurant

Carne Asada Marinade Recipes abound on the Internet, and, at first glance, they all look about the same. Typically there are about four to five dry spices, some vinegar or soy sauce and some semblance of citrus juice. Yet, I soon discovered that there are a number of additional secrets critical to creating the Mexican restaurant experience that make my favorite restaurants’ steak dishes so exquisite.

Fancy Birthday Cakes – ‘Rubble Cake’

There’s a certain amount of pleasure gained from making fancy birthday cakes that cost next to nothing. How? Not cheap ingredients! Make your fancy birthday cakes from the trimmings of other cakes.

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