3 Simple Ways to Thicken Any Sauce Using Flour

A good sauce can make or break a dish. If it’s too thin, it may be lacking the depth and flavor needed to take your meal to the next level. One option is to continue cooking the sauce, but then you run the risk of burning or overcooking it and throwing off the flavor of … Read more

Boring chicken? Think again with these low carb recipes

low carb chicken recipes

Chicken is a staple of pretty much any diet, and there are infinite ways to prepare it. Unfortunately, many of those recipes involve pasta, potatoes, or other carbohydrate that do not pair well with a low-carb diet. The following recipes are perfect for anyone on the Paleo or Atkins diets, or any other low carb … Read more

How to Preserve Your Garden’s Bounty With Dehydration

Summer garden vegetables and fruit have reached their peak time of production, possibly causing you to be overwhelmed with squash or other items. Rather than wasting the food, why not consider preserving some of it for use during the winter? There are several ways to preserve foods for later use. Different methods work best on … Read more

How to Cook Perfect Orzo Every Time

How to cook orzo

If you’re looking to add a little variety to your dishes at home, orzo can make for a fun and flavorful experience. Orzo is nice because it has a firm texture that gives some structure to your food. It also cooks pretty quickly, so it’s easy, too! What is orzo? While it looks like rice … Read more

How to Cook Pasta in the Microwave in 6 Easy Steps

How to Cook Pasta in the Microwave in 6 Easy Steps

Is it Possible to cook pasta in the microwave and if so, how can this be done? If you have ever been faced with no option to prepare your pasta, then you might appreciate the following steps outlined to enable you to utilize the microwave for that purpose. When stuck with no other choice, you … Read more