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For The Love Of Mushrooms
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For The Love Of Mushrooms

Mushrooms are popular for their earthy taste by themselves or in many kinds of foods, but how much do you know about them? Follow these tips and you will enjoy them even more. BUYING The button-type mushroom is the one usually sold in grocery stores. To ...
Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake
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Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake

There are a number of specialty pans that either take some of the work out of baking or give great ways to do fun projects. DONUT PANS Got a sudden yen for a donut, but don't want to go to all the trouble to fry them? Good news – a donut pan to the rescu...
Easy Way To Organize Your Recipes
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Easy Way To Organize Your Recipes

If you have been collecting recipes and don't know what to do with them so that they are easily available when you want to try a new recipe, this is a great way to organize them. You will need: • 3-hole binder • Plastic sheet protectors • Index div...
6 Cheese Facts And Tips – What You Should Know
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6 Cheese Facts And Tips – What You Should Know

USING When you take cheese out of the refrigerator to use it in a recipe, it can be kept on the counter up to an hour, but put it back as soon as possible. The heat from a warm kitchen will soften the cheese, and the change in texture could make a differenc...
Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Spices
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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Spices

Without spices and herbs our foods would be very bland. How much should you use? How do you rehydrate them? When should they be added to food when cooking? You'll learn the answer to all these questions and more. Because spices are a natural food rather tha...
Tips For Using Canned Foods
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Tips For Using Canned Foods

When you are short on time, canned goods are a great help in getting food on the table. Dress them up with spices, herbs and other seasonings to enhance flavors and give them more pizzazz. Add more vegetables or pieces of leftover meats. One of the great thing...
How to Use Different Kinds of Cream
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How to Use Different Kinds of Cream

TYPES OF CREAM There are a number of different kinds of cream and they have different uses. The following are those that are usually found in supermarkets, listed in the order of fat content. Single or Light This cream has the lowest percentage of fat...
Eggplant – The Garden Egg
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Eggplant – The Garden Egg

Eggplants (called an aubergine in some places) were named in the 18th century by farmers who thought they looked like goose eggs. In some places they still resemble the shape and size of goose or hen eggs. To cook an eggplant, wash and cut off the ends. Use...
Diet Meal Plans
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Diet Meal Plans

The sheer number of diet meal plans on television and in print media can make the would-be-dieter’s head spin. Which diet is right for me? Will I like the foods? Is there a support system? Can I afford this program? How about nutrition? These are just a few of...