How to Cook Brown Rice in a Rice Cooker: Brown Rice Programs and Simple Adjustments for White Rice Programs

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Brown rice can be cooked perfectly in a rice cooker. Some rice cookers offer a pre-programmed brown rice setting that produces great brown rice every time. Then you’re in luck! But, many don’t, and have either a simple manual on/off switch, or just a white rice setting. In this article, we’ll explain exactly what to do to prepare brown rice in any kind of rice cooker. Brown rice is structurally … Read more

Got Milk? How to Make a Milkshake Without Ice Cream

Are you tired of driving to fast food restaurants to quench your milkshake craving? Does the McDonald’s in your area seem to never have their ice cream machine up? Have you ever had a massive craving of a milkshake, but hadn’t had the means to create one yourself? Or so you thought. I’ve curated a tutorial on how you can create your favorite soft-serve inspired drink without having soft serve … Read more

3 Super Easy Ways to Store Carrots!

Carrots are one of those vegetables you should always have at hand and not only because they feature in so many hearty home dishes. No, carrots also make great and easy snacks, are very healthy, can be used to create all sort of entrées and, best of all, are very, very cheap. This goes double if you buy them in bulk, regardless if you’re buying organic or straight from the … Read more

Grouper Three Ways: How to Bake, Pan Fry, or Broil Gulf Grouper

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Grouper is a general term for several species of saltwater fish found around the world. Some types can weigh as much as 300 pounds, though most commonly eaten types are much smaller. The flavor of grouper is mild and somewhat similar to sea bass or halibut. Red grouper tends to be milder and sweeter than black and Gag grouper, and is a popular choice with chefs. Since some types of … Read more

How to Cook Jasmine Rice

How to Cook Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice is a type of long-grain rice. It is a central part of South Asian cooking, though it has become popular in dishes around the world. Originating in Thailand, jasmine rice has a light flora aroma and is soft and sticky when cooked – though not as sticky as sushi rice. It is not the same as basmati rice, which requires another cooking method. Basmati rice is more popular … Read more

Foil-Baked Pork Tenderloin: An easy, adaptable dish for everything from weeknight dinners to holiday company

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For many people, pork is hands-down the most delicious meat. It’s rich and super savory, and it can be satisfyingly crunchy or fall-off-the-bone tender. In this article, I’ll explain how to make a classic pork dish: moist pork tenderloin baked in aluminum foil. This is an easy and delicious recipe that can be adapted with a range of spices and flavors. As its name suggests, tenderloin is more tender than … Read more

How to Make Scrapple This Rich Pennsylvania Dutch Pork Loaf is Making a Comeback

Most people outside of Pennsylvania and a few neighboring states haven’t heard of scrapple, but this dish is an important part of American culinary history. Inspired by German recipes that combined pork scraps, blood, and buckwheat and cooked it into a sliceable loaf, the Pennsylvania Dutch (who are in fact German immigrants, not Dutch) made a new version that omitted the blood and sometimes substituted cornmeal for part of the … Read more

How to Make Terrific Turkey Wings Even if You Can’t Cook

Even if you burn toast or have no idea how to cook pasta just right, you can make mouth-watering turkey wings that your whole family will love. In fact, everyone will ask, “What is your secret?!” The great thing about cooking these recipes is that besides purchasing the turkey wings, most of the rest of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry and fridge. What could be easier? You’ve … Read more