When a health inspector walks into a restaurant kitchen, do you know the first thing he checks? He goes directly to a hidden time bomb, a source of potential cross contamination and usually the one part of the kitchen that no one ever thinks to wash. “But,” you may be saying, “that’s a restaurant. I’m [...]
When you are cooking cauliflower in water, add a little milk to the cooking water to help the cauliflower stay white. Adding a little milk to the water when you are boiling corn on the cob can also help keep the corn tender and sweet. Before you make french fries, slice the potatoes and soak [...]
In Victorian times, it was common at the bridesmaid’s luncheon before a wedding to serve a cake that had tucked under its bottom layer a number of charms attached to ribbons. Each bridesmaid would choose a ribbon to pull and the charm she chose would reveal something about her life to come. (The charms are [...]
Tasty food, fantastic and easy recipes, spices, salads, puddings, if these are the words that revolve around your head, you very much happily suffer from food craze which is not at all bad.
Margaritas are perfect for summer parties. But at a party, you don’t want to be stuck behind the bar. You want to be out enjoying your guests and party! There’s no need to hire a bartender. With a few simple steps, you can make margaritas party friendly. First, choose your recipe. The classic Margarita is [...]
When strawberries are in season in summer, strawberry short cake is the perfect, quintessential summer dessert. There are few desserts that are so simple a child can assemble them, yet that still command the admiration of the simple strawberry short cake. To make a strawberry short cake, start by picking the freshest, most tasty strawberries [...]
We all need to get the energy, but in the mean time we need to keep out body “machine” functioning properly. Look at the list of most energizing foods and drinks that can help you live a healthy and productive life.
Everyone is watching their budgets more closely these days. This does not mean that you have to give up going out to eat all together, but you do need to get more for your money. But as times have changed, so too have restaurants. The tips that worked for eating out on the cheap before [...]
Meat is a big expense in most food budgets, so follow these tips to get the most from your meat. If you need to slice meat very thin, as for a stir-fry dish, place the meat in the freezer until it is partially frozen. This will allow you to easily slice the meat as thin [...]
In the United States, July 4th marks the holiday we call Independence Day. Traditional celebrations of the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, involve parades, fireworks, and picnics. There are some foods which are associated with summer celebrations in the United States, foods you might enjoy as well. Unlike in some cultures and traditions, these [...]