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Grease Fire Action Plan – A Learning Opportunity

Grease fires can happen in any kitchen where oil or grease is used. I, like many parents, never thought a grease fire would actually happen in my home, but it did. We were so extremely lucky that no one was hurt and that my home was not burned up, but it was still scary. But I used this as a learning opportunity for my kids on what to do, and what not to do, when a grease fire happens.

Make It From Scratch

When you see the words “Make It from Scratch” you probably are thinking NO WAY, not enough time. Well I know how you feel, I felt the same way until I tried it. It is just my opinion, but I think you will be doing yourself an injustice not to try it.

Beets Nutrition Facts and Cooking Methods

Beets have high nutrition value and healthy vegetables. Beetroots are a common healthy juice drink. Beet vegetable can be eaten raw, as salads and as main course.

Tips for Baking Cakes

Cakes are present in many occasions in our lives. To bake your own is simply the best instead of simply buying from a bakeshop or at the mall. Baking cakes is one of the best things to do in the kitchen.

Modern Cooking Technology for the New Generation

Explore the cost savings, convenience and ease of using a silicone baking mat. Compare the baking sheet to your non-stick pans and decide for yourself. You have nothing to lose. All professional grade silicone baking mats come with a satisfaction guarantee.

Food Prep – It’s Not Just For Parties

Food prep on your journey to a healthy and fit life is important. You have set your mind to achieve a transformation of your body and mind. You want to do everything in your power to make this journey as easy as possible. One of the most important things that you can do, is prep your food for the week, ahead of time.

Disposing of Cooking Oil Properly

Lets say you just made a great batch of hot and greasy bacon. The bacon is of course delicious but you find you are left with a pan filled of bacon fat and grease. You figure that you can just pour it down the sink, at first all goes well but in a couple hours you notice that your sink is backed up and the water is not draining down the drain properly. This is the first clue that you failed to dispose of your cooking oil properly. The reason you can not dispose of cooking oil down the drain is because of the chemical make up of the oil. Cooking oil is classified as a lipid which is water insoluble. Since water is insoluble disposing of cooking oil properly means more than just pouring it down the sink…

What Can Sunflower Oil Be Used In?

I know what you’re thinking… “Sunflower oil doesn’t have many uses”. Well, yes it does. Sunflower oil is one the most versatile types of oil that you can find. It has many types of properties and uses in different areas of our lives. It is used in the food industry and also in the automotive industry. Quite a vast difference between the two, I know. But I’ll go through all the various ways that sunflower oil can used in daily living.

The Lean Mean Food Slicing Machines Chefs Prefer

Do you wish you could save time when prepping food? Then consider using those same kitchen tools which professional chefs prefer, because it’s safer, faster and a whole lot more fun belting through prep with a food slicing machine, either manual or powered.

How Vietnamese Chao Tom Is Prepared

Chao tom is a traditional seafood dish in Vietnam which comes mainly from central Vietnam region. It is made from shrimp surimi (paste prepared from the meat of shrimp) grilled on a sugar cane stick.

Making a 30th Birthday Cake

Making a 30th birthday cake can seem hard and stressful. It’s really not if you can plan correctly.

Creative Cookery

Love food, but nervous about cooking? Scared you’ll make a mess of it? This article will give you confidence and inspiration to get started.

7 Ways to Get the Most From Your Microwave Oven

Today’s microwave ovens are made to last a long time. However, you can get more from your oven if you follow these seven helpful tips.

Try A New Whole Grain This Week!

Do you eat the same grains over and over each week? Consider trying a new whole grain… buckwheat. Learn how buckwheat is prepared and why it is so good for you especially if you are on a gluten-free diet.

Why Most Modern Food Is Not Food

Food is vital to maintaining good health. Yet we constantly force our bodies to run on sub-standard fuel. Often we are not completely at fault, we can only do the best we can, with what we have. In this article we look at what has happened to food and what we can do about it.

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