Barbecue Tips For the Winter
Just because it’s winter time doesn’t mean it’s time put away the grill. The weather will be good enough to have a barbecue every now and again. Here are some tips for winter time barbecues that will ensure great food during the cold months.How to Choose Your Christmas Dinner Menu
It really isn’t difficult to come up with a fabulous and easy to prepare Christmas dinner menu. There are a few rules that you should follow, and you don’t have to cook a lot of complicated dishes. Choosing the best side-dishes for your meal can be simple and remember sometimes less is really more!Tips For Getting Out of the “Menu Rut”
Now that more people are more focused on other things like work, it’s not easy to plan and execute a healthy menu. Dinner recipes can be hard to come up with day after day, meal after meal.A Few Meal Planning Tips For Busy Moms Everywhere
Many people don’t have a lot of time to cook. And here’s one reason: a lot of people simply don’t cook well (or at all). Not really surprising when you take into account that they have a lot of other things to do. Sometimes fast food is their only alternative in the midst of a busy day.Holiday Dessert Shortcuts From Some Real Experts
I was having lunch in my favorite Thai restaurant last week while waiting to discuss an order for hand embroidered Thai shirts for employees, and I had the privilege of being seated near enough to a group of eight ladies that I could clearly overhear their conversation. After the usual ice-breaker conversation about how everyone was and how things were with their respective jobs, one of them asked, “So, what’s everyone doing for the holidays?”Great Ideas For Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
Thanksgiving is over and now you have a ton of leftovers. Either you cooked the turkey or whomever did sent you home with a fridge full of goodies. In addition to turkey you may have items such as leftover stuffing and potatoes. Even cranberry sauce and gravy.Specialties Call For Buying the Right Food Dehydrator
Specializing in drying certain foods may mean that people are specializing in buying the right food dehydrator for the job. Picking up a food dehydrator on the way home from work or ordering a food dehydrator without knowing anything about it may mean people are not buying the right one for the food they are drying.Meal Planning For Families
How many times have you stood gazing into the fridge or pantry wondering what you are going to make for dinner? Your family is hungry and hovering. What to do? Meal planning is one option. It’s not as hard as you think.Baking Information For Beginner Chefs
Baking can be an intimidating process when one is first learning. Images of smoke pouring out of the oven and rock hard rolls can haunt thoughts of preparing a Thanksgiving dinner. But have no fear; there are a few simple ways to avoid the confusion and stress that comes with baking. The first key is to gain a basic understanding of what you are looking to make such as ingredients, and the baking process.Solar Cookers – The Pros and Cons of the Different Types
With so many solar cookers available on the market today, how can I know which one will best fit my needs? Which kind of solar cooker is considered the best?Baking Coffee Cake
Coffee cakes aren’t really cakes at all, they’re a type of quick bread; a bread dough that doesn’t contain yeast. Coffee cakes are made by the simple method of mixing the dry ingredients together first, then cutting the cold fat (butter or shortening) into the dry ingredients, and lastly mixing the wet ingredients into the dry. This is also the way that biscuits and most quick breads are made.Baking – Angel Food Cake Recipes
Angel food cakes are basically sponge cakes that have no fat or egg yolk in them; they are leavened with air and steam instead of the more common leavenings such as baking powder and baking soda. This means that the egg whites need to have the greatest amount of air beaten into them that’s possible.Choosing a BBQ That’s Best For YOU
BBQ’s…Gone are the days when you only had a couple of options when it came to choosing your first BBQ. Nowadays, you could very easily be overwhelmed by the huge variety and selection of BBQ grills available.But Why Should Pasta Be Cooked Al Dente?
“With no outlet for my feelings, I stared at the phone in my hand until I remembered the spaghetti. Back in the kitchen, I turned off the gas and poured the contents of the pot into a colander. Thanks to the phone call, the spaghetti was a little softer than al dente, but it had not been dealt a mortal blow.How to Make Boiled Or Steamed Rice the Perfect Way
Many people have tried their hand at making boiled rice. Steamed rice is pretty simple to make. But it surprises me when someone brings it up in a social conversation, as to how to make rice that wasn’t sticky or overcooked or undercooked. Here are some tips to make perfect rice.