How to Cook Rice Without A Rice Cooker
I have to say that I love rice. I eat it at least 3 times a day. Of course that’s because I was raised in a house…
Hard Anodized Vs Stainless Steel - Which Cookware
Are you thinking of buying a new set of cookware? Or maybe your first set? Possibly you're considering purchasing a…
Anodized Aluminum Cookware - Is it Safe?
Anodized aluminum cookware is a new and very popular alternative to the old Teflon pots and pans of the past. It is…
How Much Does A Wood Fired Pizza Oven Cost?
Wood fired pizza ovens are commonplace in authentic Italian restaurants, but have you ever thought of impressing your…
Egg Nutrition
For years, I bought the cheapest eggs off the shelf in the quantities I needed at the time without giving it much thought.…
Enameled Cast Iron Vs Regular Cast Iron
Pots and pans have come a long way over the past 50 or so years. It seems like new metals and other materials are being…
Cooking Tips Articles (247)
How to Cook for A Vegetarian - Tips on Accomodating for Your Vegetarian Friends
If you're a meat eater, you may find it daunting to come up with vegetarian meal ideas.  However it really is not that difficult to cook easy, tasty and filling meals for vegetarians once you know a few basics of what vegetarians expect and want. Vegetarian food by definition is…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Sep 12, 2011  
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Cooking With A Pressure Cooker
Pressure cooker food hasn’t exactly been considered gourmet fare for the past few years. Young gourmands have preferred more sophisticated methods of food preparation—but with a new emphasis on down home dishes and economical ways of cooking, food cooked in pressure cookers is gaining a new, enthusiastic following. Everything old…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 05, 2011  
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Cake Decorating With Fondant
There are many ways to make a good covering layer on a cake for cake decorating, but one of the most popular is cake decorating with fondant. Originally used by British Cake decorators it is quickly becoming the standard for U.S. cake decorators. It is very versatile and fairly easy…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 11, 2011  
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Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes - Always 30 Mins or Less
Fighting traffic to pick up the kids just to chauffeur them to soccer or a piano lesson and then making it home just in time for your spouse to stroll in from work and plop down at the table stating he is hungry. Or maybe you are a single parent…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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Cooking, Using Food Substitutions
Remember the kitchen's Golden Rule, that when preparing a particular recipe, you should read through it once and then gather all your needed ingredients and place them in your reach as you are putting together the ingredients. In this way you are not surprised half way through preparation that you…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 17, 2011  
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How to Become Vegetarian
Are you wondering how to become vegetarian? Are you concerned that a vegetarian diet will result in lack of energy? Do you think it’ll be tough to find enough to eat—or that it won’t taste good? Are you concerned –as many are—that without a meat based diet you won’t get…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 22, 2011  
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Copycat Recipes
Copycat recipes are some of my favorite types of recipes. But what are copycat recipes? you may be asking. Well usually copycat recipes are recipes that are quite simply meant to be like the original. Most copycat recipes are imitations of original restaurant recipes that most people are familiar with.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 25, 2011  
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Olive Oil Health Benefits
Other than adding flavor to your food, many people have wondered what are some of the health benefits that olive oil provides. Olive Oil Heath Benefits are many and just to name a few I have covered some of the ways this oil helps in maintaining good health. Health Benefits…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 20, 2011  
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Or Evoo
If you are a true fan of the "food network" channels then you are already more than aware of all the hoopla centered around extra virgin olive oil, frequently referred to as "EVOO". How did a liquid which stems from something so small get to be SO big? And what's…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   May 14, 2016  
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Pressure Cooker Cooking
You’ve just been given a pressure cooker as a Christmas gift by your great aunt Beatrice, and you’d much rather have had a check. You have no idea what the heck this big pot with the strange lid is for, or how to use it. You really don’t cook all…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 22, 2011  
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Cooking For Kids – Save Your Sanity And Your Money
Cooking for kids is nothing like cooking for adults. Most adults are more open to trying new dishes and flavors. Kids are picky, picky, picky. One sure thing is that if a kids likes a dish, they REALLY like the dish and want it all the time. One battle I…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 06, 2011  
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BBQ Plano Tx: Make Your Summer BBQ Plans Today
Don't let the rain fool you; summer is on the way to North Texas and that means lots of outdoor get-togethers with family and friends. If you're hosting a family reunion or an anniversary bash or just a big Fourth of July party, think BBQ in Plano TX. Nothing defines…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 22, 2016  
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Charcoal Grilling Tips for Great Tasting Barbecue
Warm weather is an excellent time for pulling out the Weber Grill Silver. But not only is the conditions ideal for doing things outside, but usually the youngsters are out of school and people are traveling for summer vacations. These days in the US, it's uncommon for any family to…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 20, 2011  
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Tips for Planning Easy Family Dinners
Family Dinners are quite a special occasion in your hectic days schedule when you get chance to enjoy family chitchats along with a tasty dinner. With our hectic life schedules, long working hours and busy kids around, it's really hard to plan your family meals. It just some of your…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 24, 2013  
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Shun Knives - How to Take Care Of Yours
Owning your own set of Shun knives can be a liberating and exciting experience. But looking after them is just as important as how you use them. In this article we will first look at how Shun Knives are made and then we will take a look at a few…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 20, 2012  
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Gluten Free Cooking
There are many people living today that may not know if they are allergic to gluten. Some experience health issues when eating normal food and do not know why. What is even more important is those that cook with gluten can contaminate foods that are gluten free which also cause…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   May 19, 2011  
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Apple Pizza Recipe With Homemade Dough
A long time ago, I learned that a literal translation of “pizza” from Italian to English is “pie”. I though, “Okay, so in Italy, there is no apple pie of the kind that is used for desserts. It would be interesting to see what would happen if cooked apple were…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Aug 03, 2014  
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How to Grill Chicken Breasts on A Charcoal Grill
An advantage of Charcoal grilling your chicken breasts is that it yields a distinctive flavor. Since the chicken will be cooked over the smoke of burning coals the flavors they retain are richer and more robust than food cooked by other methods The more the raw chicken is cut to…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Aug 30, 2012  
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Amazing Cooking
Today being an amazing cook is almost an essential piece of knowledge every home owner must have. The trend of ordering some fried chicken each time some visitors show has become something of the past. As a matter of fact, it is terribly embarrassing to do so. Those who noticed…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 17, 2012  
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Is Home Canning Worth It?
From the time I was 5 years old, I was helping my mother and grandmother can and preserve our food. I remember many summer days, sitting on the porch, snapping green beans or shucking corn. It was work but come January, with wind chills below zero and a few inches…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 31, 2012  
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How to Cook That Meat, Or Several Ways to Cook the Usual Meats
Every 365 days woman try to cook something delicious and unusual . And every time when the mistress buy meat she asks herself: how to cook that again? Many families spend their life with two or three recipes for meat. It's boring! Especially some original dishes cook easier than usual.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 26, 2014  
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Why I Prefer Uncured Bacon
Not much compares to waking on a cool morning and the house is filled with the aroma of cooked bacon or ham. The sweet, salty, melt in your mouth taste excites the senses. Maybe that’s why 70% of all bacon in the U.S. is eaten at breakfast. Did you also…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 30, 2012  
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A Knife Sharpener That Works – Which Ones Make the Cut?
Whether you have a really expensive, high quality knife set or are dead set on keeping your grandparent’s set around for your lifetime, you need to a knife sharpener that works. There are a few different types on the market today, but you are in luck. Most have been around…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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Going Green Foods Everything You Need To Know About Green Agriculture
The chief techniques of organic agricultural include crop rotation, green manures and compost, biologic pest control, and mechanical cultivation. These measures utilize the natural surroundings to enhance agricultural productivity: legumes are set to fix nitrogen into the soil, natural insect predators are promoted, crops are rotated to confound pests and…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 14, 2015  
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Spit Roast Pork Expert Advice From A Yorkshire Company
Spit Roast Pork Pork is the meat which comes from a pig; there are many ways to cook pork and a large variety of dishes which use pork as a major ingredient. It has been said however that the most tasty and tender pork comes from spit roast pork that's…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Nov 19, 2012  
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Kitchen My Girlfriend
Mexican Zucchini Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Calorific value of 1000 kcal Servings: 2 Components Minced Pork (1/2 kg) cheddar cheese (10 grams) 2 courgettes (medium size) onion (1pc) corn (1/2 can) red beans (canned 1/2) green olives (10 pcs) Garlic (1 clove) Chili pepper Pomidowy canned…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 30, 2015  
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Breakfast Passion With Waffles
How it all started with me making breakfasts! I have been cooking breakfasts ever since I have been about 7 years old. I used to make meals for my father who was in a wheelchair. He had taught me how to make scrambled eggs! Maybe some of you think “well,…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 23, 2013  
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The 6 Mental Stages Of Cleaning Chitlins
Thanksgiving is the time of the year when I go through a mental shift. It's the time I learned as a kid about being mentally strong. In my family you either trying to find out who's cooking the Chitlins or trying to keep it a secret when you're cooking them.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Nov 22, 2013  
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More Cooking Tips From The Frugal Diva
Hello again from The Frugal Diva (still trying out the name). I’m bringing you more money and time-savers for the kitchen. I use these in my own kitchen so I know they work. I love corn on the cob, and I buy a bushel from the local farms every year.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 14, 2012  
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Heart Healthy Food Recipes Simplified
Heart healthy food recipes should not be hard to come by these days seeing that America’s waist bands have been on the rise for a while. The problem lies in people grabbing convenience foods, which are usually high in bad fats, cholesterol and sodium. All of these do make food…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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