Outstanding Benefits Of An Enameled Cast Iron
Indoor grilling is very popular with apartment dwellers and when the weather is not good for outdoor grilling. Stove…
Demystifying Product Dates
March 28, 2012 Defining a Date What's in a date? Well, that depends on what date you're talking about. A first date?…
Grilling Steaks To Perfection
Grilling season is beginning and it’s time to start thinking about those mouthwatering steaks. So, how do you grill…
Cooking on A Budget
In my previous article, Eating Well on a Tight Budget, I discussed ways to save money on groceries without sacrificing…
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…
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)
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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Paleo Diet Food List Pt1
Hello Everyone! I thought a good way to start off on today's topic would be to talk about the paleo diet food list. I guess you probably want to know what kinds of foods more specifically you will be able to eat on the diet. Now as we talked about…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 20, 2012  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Start a Charcoal Grill Without Burning Your Eyebrows
Firing up the grill on those warm evenings of summer is a great way to get together with friends and family for a delicious, tasty meal. Getting your Charcoal grill might seem intimidating at first but really it’s not that hard. By following these easy steps you’ll be enjoy a…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 22, 2011  
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Finding New Recipes for Dinner
It can be really hard time sometimes finding new recipes for dinner. Families seem to get stuck in a rut of the same dishes over and over again. Some get so stuck, that they give up cooking at home all together and start spending way too much money on take…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 06, 2011  
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Dinner In 20 Minutes Or Less
Sometimes getting dinner on the table after a hectic day at work can be a daunting task. It can be tempting to go through a drive-thru, pick up a bucket of chicken, a large soda and be done with it. Eating out for families a few times a week can…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 15, 2012  
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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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How to Clean Cutlery Properly
The cost for cutlery can range from low cost to costing more than your pots and pans. If you plan on replacing your set every few years or so, then how you care for them is not very important. If you are going to invest in a decent set, then…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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Cooking A Salmon Fillet
When I was young I had a terrible experience with a salmon fillet in the school lunchroom. All caused by the lunch ladies not knowing how to properly cook a salmon fillet. It's been more than 20 years but I remember the day as if it was yesterday. I was…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 02, 2013  
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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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Let's Start Canning Part 1
In my previous articles, I talked about the various types of food preservation. This time I want to talk about the tools you must have before home canning. Most canning requires a pressure canner. Canners are different from pressure cookers. A pressure cooker will cook any food under pressure in…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 01, 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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The Difference Between Japanese Shun Knives And European Knives
Shun knives are made in Japan from some of the best quality (VG 10) stainless steel available. They are well known around the world as being very good kitchen knives and have an excellent reputation - but what is the main difference between Japanese Shun Knives and other European knife…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 16, 2012  
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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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How to Cook With a Cast Iron Dutch Oven
If camping is on the list of favorite activities, the most appropriate kitchen item to bring would be a cast iron Dutch oven. The lifespan of these heavy-duty pieces of kitchen equipment is measured in decades, not just years or seasons, and it will never fail to perform its duties.…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   May 12, 2011  
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There are some good barbaque techniques and some bad ones. Lets cover them all so we get the right…
Most cast iron pieces you can buy at the stores have directions to “season” the piece. They will…
There are many different varieties of chopping boards varying in shape, size and material. Let's…
We all know chicken and meat are a direct form of protein in our diet. The lean meat or chicken is…
Grilled chicken breasts are a preferred dish that can be cooked on any backyard barbecue grill. You…
Can you believe that Christmas has come and gone! Winter is waning for us in the northern hemisphere…

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