Cookware for Glass Top Stoves - Tips for Choosing
Maybe you already own a glass top stove or maybe you're thinking of buying one. Glass top stoves, also known as ceramic…
The Difference Between Japanese Shun Knives And
Shun knives are made in Japan from some of the best quality (VG 10) stainless steel available. They are well known…
Cooking on A Budget
In my previous article, Eating Well on a Tight Budget, I discussed ways to save money on groceries without sacrificing…
What is Induction Cooking?
Induction cooking is a way of cooking that is, well, done on an induction stove or cook top. These cook tops look similar…
Tips on How to Cook Cedar Plank Salmon Fillets
If you don't have a clue on how to cook cedar plank salmon fillets this article will take you over and teach you a…
Impromptu Easter cake pops
It looked like being a quiet weekend in our household so we decided to visit my sister in law on the other side of…
Cooking Tips Articles (247)
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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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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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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Why You Need Paring And Peeling Knives
Paring and peeling knives are some of the smallest knives in a knife set. As you may have already thought, small knives help trim, cut and carve small food items. That is a pretty general description of these versatile knives. A larger explanation will help you understand all the uses…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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Cooking Cajun Food
Cooking in the heart of Cajun country is an art form. There really is very little science to this particular form of cooking that includes a lot more than mere lagniappe from the pantry or the spice cabinet. Cajun cooking is something that has often been imitated around the country…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 27, 2015  
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Substitutions In Baking
You're in the middle of baking and run out of a key kitchen staple - what to do? Before you run off to the store or give up in the middle of your recipe, learn about the chemical reactions and are key to the baking process. Once you learn the…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 25, 2012  
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Table Manners: Do's And Don'ts
Over the years table manners have been greatly important. The crème de la crème always had the best of these essential manners while others simply ignored them and ate on. Obviously this sort of cycle has changed. Today, it’s either you have it or you don’t. You can imagine how…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 24, 2012  
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Using A Food Processor to Make Fresh Homemade Bread
Usіng А Fооd Ð rосеssоr То Маkе Frеsh Ноmеmаdе Вrеаd Нumаns hаvе bееn реrfесtіng brеаd mаkіng tесhnіquеs fоr оvеr 10,000 уеаrs. Тhе аrt оf соmbіng sіmрlе іngrеdіеnts tо сrеаtе sаvоrу lоаvеs hаs lоng bееn рrасtісеd thrоughоut thе wоrld. Еvеrу сulturе hаs а brеаd оr brеаds sресіfіс tо thеіr rеgіоn, nоrmаllу…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 28, 2016  
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Chopping Boards
There are many different varieties of chopping boards varying in shape, size and material. Let's look at a few. Heavy Duty These chopping boards are used by many professional chefs and are often used in restaurants. They are made of sections of very hard wood, often rock maple with an…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 01, 2014  
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Kitchen Knife Sets - Why Most Of Them Are Useless
There are a lot of kitchen knife sets out there on the market and so many people fall for the idea that they need a set of about 30 different knives if they want to be able to produce good food in their kitchen. This is completely the wrong idea…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 25, 2012  
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Is Butter Best
As a young girl growing up in the country, I vaguely remember my grandmother churning butter. The large barrel held a lot of milk. Making butter was a labor of love that took patience and strength. I can still see in my mind the large, golden, soft chunks of butter…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 31, 2012  
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Making Homemade Sausages And Burgers With Food Prep Machines
I've spent hours trawling through the supermarkets looking at ingredients on food packaging to see if the end product and hence my meal will be tasty and nutritious. It's so disappointing when you sit down to eat burgers or sausages and the taste just doesn't match up to your expectations.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Sep 21, 2011  
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A Corporate Lunch In the Curious Kitchen…
Today we will embody the time boundaries and mechanical expertise of the Germans and add the passion, flair and love of the Italians”……. “We have 2 hours”…… As you may know already my dear reader, here at Heart Kitchen, we offer tailor made packages at prices and times to suit…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 05, 2015  
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Making Sushi Beginners Tips - Three Common Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
Just started making sushi? Then you are going on a fun journey and hopefully these three making sushi beginners tips, will help you avoid some common mistakes along the way. Though this isn’t one of the tips, it is exceptionally good advice. The easiest way to make sushi for a…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 11, 2013  
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How to Make Irresistible Tri Tip Roasts And Steaks
The other day I was giving a demonstration at a large grocery store offering our BBQ Sauces, Dry Rubs, Ketchup and general everyday BBQ advice. The most major question on everyone’s mind it seemed was how do you make stellar Tri Tip Steaks and Tri Tip Roasts? Now we’ve given…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Nov 15, 2013  
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Camp Cooking
Cooking at camps has proven impossible for many people. Some tend to overcook/under-cook the food, some simply can't cook without modern cookware while others get really sick after putting their camp cooking skills to test. However, cooking tricks never stop being advanced today, just like these simple but effective camp…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 11, 2012  
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How to Make Fresh Pasta
It is enjoyable to make homemade pasta. When this is done, it is possible to try many different variations. It is also possible to share what is created with others. Some people are able to do everything by hand, including rolling and cutting the dough. However, to enjoy delicious food,…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 14, 2014  
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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 created everyday in order to find that perfect piece of cookware that never burns food, but also retains heat for long enough periods of time.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 29, 2011  
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Bbq Grill Mat
Grill Mats- Simple yet Thoughtful Gift Idea for Your Man Father’s days, birthdays and anniversaries are some of the special occasions when you need to surprise the king of your life. Men are simple fellows. Many of them are basically pretty interested with outdoorsy stuff and cars. If your guy…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 19, 2014  
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What you can cook on the Big Green Egg
What is the Big Green Egg? The Big Green Egg is a modern day version of the Kamado ceramic smoker that originated in Japan around the 1960s. Temperature control is achieved by the managing airflow exit thru the Lid. The Big Green Egg is manufactured distributed by the Big Green…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Aug 30, 2012  
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Sausage Meat Too Soft - Sausage Making Supplies
Sausage making is art but the quality of sausage being made and how it will end up tasting also depends on the quality of sausage making supplies used. A person can be an expert at using a sausage stuffer and meat grinder, they may be able to stuff 20 pounds…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 23, 2011  
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What To Look For In A Bread Maker
When considering a bread machine there are a few things to look for but most importantly is the quality. A great way to determine quality is through on line reviews which can be found on just about any on line retailer that sells them. Or simply do a search on…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 26, 2016  
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Hello everyone! Today's topic will be about making you paleo diet meal plan. I have written about…
Learning the formal dinner place setting can be quite a hard task, especially for first timers. It…
Spit Roast Pork Pork is the meat which comes from a pig; there are many ways to cook pork and a large…
It is that season when you celebration to the maximum. You get invitations and you invite your family…
Singaporeans are enormously foodie and are really obsessed with it, these people are that crazy about…
The Igrill is a neat little device that allows you to monitor the temperature (up to 400°F or 204°C)…

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