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…
What Barbecue Grill Should I Buy?
My husband and I are known as “Grill Masters” by our friends and relatives. Because of this exulted title, people…
5 Culinary Uses for An Enameled Cast Iron Roaster
An enameled cast iron roaster is a fancy name for a non-stick coated, heavy duty metal 9 x 13 inch baking dish. But…
Cooking BBQ Pork Ribs
Well the 4 of July is here already. That means it time for family gatherings and time to fire up that BBQ. Along withe…
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…
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 Tips Articles (247)
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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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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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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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 few of the most important tips on this style of cooking. By the time you have finished reading and also by making sure to follow the…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 10, 2013  
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Traditional Italian Cooking Methods
Delicate flavor and richness of Italian dishes often make us think that Italian cooking methods are definitely complicated. Now, let me tell you that this is not true. Cooking Italian delicacies are not at all difficult. You only need to put your heart and soul and a little effort to…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 17, 2014  
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Let's Start Canning Part 2
In Let’s Start Canning Part 1, I discussed the tools needed to start home canning. Now I would like to guide you to make your first batch of home canned vegetables. We will start with one of the easiest vegetables, in my opinion, green beans. What you will need: Canning…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 03, 2012  
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The Joys Of Cake Decorating
Not many hobbies can give you as much joy and pleasure as cake decorating. The look you see on the faces of your friends and neighbors when they see the work of art you have just presented them is priceless. Then, assuming you have done everything else right, the accolades…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 08, 2011  
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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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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 town. Somehow we got talking about Easter cake pops and on the spur of the moment we decided to bake some impromptu Easter cake pops, much…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 16, 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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Santoku And Chefs Knives – You Need at Least One
Santoku and chefs knives are the most versatile knives any one could own. Both are the basic knife someone who barely cooks should own and are the most used knives of more advanced and professional cooks. Find out more about the characteristics of Santoku and chef’s knives and review the…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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How to Make the Best Guacamole?
Guacamole recipes are a dime a dozen. This classic dip made of mashed avocado and various seasonings is renowned worldwide for its easy preparation, mouthwatering flavor and versatility of ingredients, so it’s easy to see why so many home cooks have created their own signature guacamoles. Of those distinct recipes,…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 29, 2015  
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Tips For Safe Cooking
So, you turn on the t.v. to one of the cooking channels to maybe get some ideas for dinner. You grab a notepad and pen to make yourself a few notes. Sounds pretty simple doesn't it? Don't fool yourself my friend, those people have spent extensive time in kitchens just…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 21, 2012  
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5 Proven Steps to Cracking Secret Restaurant Recipes
We’ve all been there. You place your order. You sip your drink, waiting anxiously for that favorite meal of yours to be presented to you fully prepared. Then you think if I could only make this dish in the comfort of my own home. If you could only break the…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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Top Benefits You Get When Eating Cheese
If you are a health nut or someone who wants to satisfy some food cravings, it’s time to indulge in a piece of cheese. Contrary to popular belief, cheese is a dairy product that does not only contain fat and calcium. In fact, cheese is packed with several nutrients that…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 10, 2016  
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How to Grill Chicken Breasts
Grilled chicken breasts are a preferred dish that can be cooked on any backyard barbecue grill. You can spice the chicken breasts with a wide assortment of rubs, seasonings, marinades and barbecue sauces. Benefits of Grilled Chicken Breasts Grilled chicken breasts provide an outstanding source of protein and can be…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Aug 17, 2012  
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Singaporean Food the Delicious
Singaporeans are enormously foodie and are really obsessed with it, these people are that crazy about the food that they can keep travelling for hours and on different islands in order to enjoy the taste of best food available in there. Another interesting fact about their craving for food is,…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 25, 2014  
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What to Cook for Dinner - Tips on Quick And Easy Meals
What to cook for dinner My mom always stresses herself out on what to cook for dinner. Everyday she has to cook and always run out of ideas on putting dishes together. As I observe this I think of creative and fun ways of whipping up quick meals. Mom likes…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Dec 14, 2011  
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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 friends and family by having a wood fired pizza oven in your very own backyard. Believe it or not, they aren't as expensive as you might think. Sure there are some wood…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 17, 2014  
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Microwaving Bacon
Preparing bacon in the microwave is most definitely something done by many people today. The old frying method is something of the past, mainly because people find the new method: popping some strips of bacon into the microwave for a few minutes is so much faster and easier compared to…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 30, 2012  
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BBQ Grills: How to Choose
Few things can hold off the advent of fall better than having BBQ grills in your backyard. In some parts of the country autumn days can stay warm enough for grilling well into October and November, and taking advantage of those beautiful afternoons can be loads of family fun. Fall…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Sep 10, 2015  
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Cold Day, Warm Soup
It might be February and still cold so how about some soup? C'mon, cold day,warm soup, there's nothing better. Whether it be a chowder, a vegetable soup or even some kind of broth there are very few food items that warm you up like a nice steaming bowl of soup.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 29, 2012  
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Over the years, soup has moved away from being served in traditional French onion soup bowls. Soup…
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Since I had written directions for an easy, no cook vegetable, I should do instructions for a cooked…
There are a lot of kitchen knife sets out there on the market and so many people fall for the idea…
I've spent hours trawling through the supermarkets looking at ingredients on food packaging to see…

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