Summer Pasta Salad




Properly Seasoning a Wok – Method 2

So you’re a proud owner of a brand new wok. What’s next? The first step if its a conventional wok is to season it. But what’s the best, fastest way? Here’s your solution!

Phyllo Demystified

One of the hardest elements of Greek cooking is getting pastry using Phyllo (or ‘fillo’) Dough right. This article cuts through the fog and shows how easy working with phyllo dough really is.

How to Reverse Sear A Steak

Be honest! Do you really like gagging down an overcooked piece of meat just because you “followed directions”? Are your steaks closely emulating well-beaten shoe leather? I have Good News! You’re about to embark on a journey that will lead your grilling to a new level!

Some Tasty Cooking Tips

An ongoing collection of tasty cooking tips. These will be added to as more tips are uncovered. Applicable to almost any form of cooking, these tips and techniques will enhance any cook’s repertoire.

The Foil Wrapped Roasting Method Revealed

Wrapping and cooking the entire turkey in aluminum foil requires increased oven temperature to ensure a completely cooked turkey. Preheating the oven to 450F actually steams the turkey in its own juices. It produces a moist bird with a light golden, non-crisp skin. The cooking time is reduced due to higher temperatures and the trapped steam inside the foil.

Turkey String Lift – How to Do It

One of the most frustrating things about cooking a turkey is moving the bird from the cooking vessel to the cutting board. Myriad tools can be found in almost any store that sells cooking supplies. I prefer a simple and elegant technique that my Grandmother showed me, more years back than I care to remember.

Using Coconut Oil to Make Candy for the Holidays

Coconut oil is such a versatile food product that it doesn’t only have to be used in the production of cosmetics or as a raw ingredient. It can also be used to make baked desserts during the different holidays.

Here’s the Secret to Cooking Healthy Rice, Without Oils & Additives

Cooking healthy and delicious rice is a challenge for many. There are some who know the right additives to make rice fluffy and each grain separate from one another, but is that healthy? What if I tell you there is an all-natural and safe way to cooking the best rice without any additives, wouldn’t you like to know more? Read on to find out…

A Healthy Way of Cooking Rice & Grains

Cooking rice and grains is a bit more complicated than cooking other foods. While too less heat may leave them uncooked or unevenly cooked, heating them too much may make them mushy and ruin their natural flavor. The cookware plays a great role in cooking them with just the right amount of water and heat distributed evenly and thoroughly.

Six Benefits of Coconut Oil That May Change Your Perspective

It’s no secret that coconut oil has become very popular all over the world. With all its benefits and uses it can definitely be on the top of your next shopping list. Here are six benefits of coconut oil that may change your perspective.

Reverse Sear a Steak to Get the Best Taste Possible

Do you like luscious, cut-with-a butter knife steaks? Try this Reverse Sear technique once and you’ll be a believer!

The Correct Way to Fry

Many people find it tricky to fry foods because of the high temperature that needs to be used. It can also become difficult if you can’t control the frying oil from spattering on your hands and body. Have no fear because there are some tricks to frying.

Creating the Perfect Cupcakes

As you know, baking has different levels of difficulty. Cupcakes and muffins are the easier confectioneries to make because of their simplicity. Like all foods, cupcakes also can be made into the best desserts with little to no flaws.

The Best Way to Use Sauces and Condiments

From spicy to tangy and zingy to sweet there is a condiment or sauce that you will enjoy. With all the different flavours and tastes there are fun ways to use them that will compliment your food.

How to Cook Healthy Food

In order to cook healthy, the first thing to keep in mind is to use healthy ingredients rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and other essential nutrients. They are not only necessary for proper functioning of all the system but also keep our immune system strong so that it can effectively fight diseases. Of this fact, many are aware and make it a point to carefully choose a balanced diet and choice ingredients! But there are some equally important aspects of healthy cooking that unfortunately get ignored – mostly due to lack of awareness.

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