Grilling Steaks To Perfection
Grilling season is beginning and it’s time to start thinking about those mouthwatering steaks. So, how do you grill…
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…
Shun Knives - for Serious Chefs
There are many reasons why Shun knives are considered by many to be some of the best knives in the world. The Japanese…
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…
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…
A Fancy Dinner
Fancy dinner Have you ever wondered what to cook when having special guests for dinner or lunch? What an emblem!!!…
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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Tips for Cake Decorating
Decorating a cake from scratch can be a pretty hard job especially if you do not have any idea where to start. In this article, numerous tips for cake decorating will be given to you, the reader, that you can use to help you decorate your next cake. If you…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 13, 2011  
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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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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? ... everything!! A date you just picked off the tree? ... nothin but date! A date on a food item? ... hummmm, that one's not as straightforward ...…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 28, 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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Sushi Beginner? A Home Sushi Kit Almost Guarantees Success
Making Sushi At Home Is Fun, Easy To Do & Tastes Delicious You’ve decided to go it alone, make a commitment towards being a real cook and not just someone who cooks a bit, it’s a big jump and you know the right equipment is going to make a big…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jun 10, 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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Easter Cake Pops - How Do You Make Cake Pops?
Can you believe that Christmas has come and gone! Winter is waning for us in the northern hemisphere and Valentine’s Day is on our doorstep (I hope you are prepared for it!) The next major celebration we look forward to is Easter. Naturally with Easter we think of Easter Eggs…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Mar 16, 2013  
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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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How Important is Your Time?
So if some people are like me, you probably think to yourself that there is just not enough time in the day. Between work and family life it seems that the time just seems to disappear. I know for me, by the time I get home from work, I feel…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 20, 2012  
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Copy Restaurant Dishes Right In Your Own Home
Everyone wants to make their dollars last longer in today’s economy. Cutting back on eating out is a good first step. But what if you have a few favorite menu items at restaurants? If you don’t mind cooking, but also like to eat out more than you would like, try…
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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Grilling Chicken Breasts on An Indoor Grill
The indoor grill like the George Foreman Grill can be used for more making more than Grilled Cheese sandwiches and hotdogs. With the dual heating elements there is not a reason to turn the meat. How the George Foreman grill works The George Foreman grill is considered a contact grill…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Oct 27, 2012  
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Shun Knives - for Serious Chefs
There are many reasons why Shun knives are considered by many to be some of the best knives in the world. The Japanese have been making some of the best knives in the world for centuries and Shun knives are no different - here's why ... Shun knives hold their…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 19, 2012  
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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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Quick Meals
Do you know how to cook a great meal in 30 minutes or less that your family will love? I do, I do, I do! I love to cook and over the years I was cooking the same old thing and my family was bored with their dinner time. I…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Feb 22, 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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Calling Cooks Back to the Kitchen
I recently had a conversation with a friend about the rising cost of food at the grocery store. During that same conversation, we also spoke about restaurant food and how, in her opinion, food quality has decreased yet, prices have increased at the better restaurants. She asked my thoughts and…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Apr 03, 2012  
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Kitchen Knife Storage – Be Safe And Neat
You would not believe how any different kitchen knife storage options are out there now. They just don’t keep your knives neatly stored away and out of harm’s way. They are stylish and convenient too. Even if you set a price range, your choices are still abundant. This article should…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jul 08, 2011  
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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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