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 different vegetables and fruits. Dehydrating is a method that works for many types of fruits … 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 can become more adventuring and search out what opening is there to explore. When I first … Read more

How to Make Cookies Without Butter

How to Make Cookies Without Butter

If you are used to eating cookies made with butter, then it is possible that you could be wondering if you will enjoy one made with other butter substitutes. The closest alternative will be margarine, and most people do not seem to know the difference between the two. While butter is derived from animal fat, margarine springs from vegetable oils and non-animal fat. I have experimented making cookies with vegetable … Read more

How to Use Ginger to Spice Up Your Cooking

How to Mince Ginger

Ginger is one of nature’s most versatile spices. It pairs well with savory dishes, and can even give quite a bit of heat to foods when used heavily. At the same time, it works beautifully with sweet dishes, like pumpkin pie, and, of course, gingerbread. You can buy ginger already dried and ground, but you are missing a lot of the best flavor by using it this way. Ginger is … Read more

4 Quick and Easy Ways to Thicken Chili

I can’t think of enough good things to say about chili. It is a great all around food with a wide range of variations to help it please any palate. It’s nutritious, with a great balance of protein, carbohydrates and vegetables, making a complete meal in one dish. Chili is one of my favorite dinners after a long day at work, because it can easily cook in the crockpot while … Read more

How to Make Chicken Wraps in 35 Minutes

I learned how to make chicken wraps in 35 minutes 10 years ago and after a decade of doing this, I have realized that each time I decide to prepare this delicacy, it is always a refreshing experience. I have learned to make cucumber chicken wraps, grilled chicken Caesar salad wrap, and the chicken lettuce wrap. My favorite is the chicken lettuce wrap and in earlier years, I used to … Read more

How to store coffee beans ? The Right Way

How to store coffee beans

When it comes to enjoying a slow morning on relaxing during a cold afternoon it doesn’t get any better than coffee. Coffee has been part of our lives for centuries and, today, it’s one of our most powerful tools to keep up with today’s fast-paced world. It’s precisely because our day to day can be so hectic that it’s important to know how to store coffee beans. After all, you … Read more

How to Soften Cream Cheese: 5 Easy Options

How To Soften Cream Cheese

As an avid and keen baker I am always looking for ways to simplify my art, and I do consider baking an art. Baking is a scientific process whereby one must measure and carefully mix certain ingredients together, so to produce the desired consistency and final perfect result. One move out of kilter from the steps you have been given and you will land up with a real disappointing flop, … Read more