How to Smoke a Turkey Breast in 11 Easy Steps

My first experience with turkey breast smoking was on Thanksgiving eve some twenty years ago, and as I look back to those early years, I realize that learning how to smoke a turkey breast is one of the best culinary secrets I have acquired over the years. I remember using a cookbook that evening, and as I tried to follow the steps, my siblings were there urging me on. Having … Read more

Nutty for Nuts: How to Make Corn Nuts

Have you ever had a corn nut and wondered if they were actually nuts (hint: they’re not!)? Upon tasting them, did you fall in love with their crunchy texture and delicious flavor? Ever wondered how you could make your own? We have the recipe for you below. If you’re more a visual person, we recommend viewing this simple video below on how to make corn nuts. 1. What You’ll Need … Read more

How to Make Eggless Cookies with Health-Enhancing Substitutes               

How to Make Cookies

If you enjoy cookies and for any reason, you are worried about how to enjoy your delicacy without egg as an ingredient, we have the answers you need here. Having prepared cookies over the past two decades for clients, friends, and family, I assure you that you have little or nothing to lose if you go with egg substitutes to prepare your cookie. I have outlined here the steps you … Read more

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 your entire recipe. But, a simple ingredient that nearly everyone has in the kitchen pantry … 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 or slivered almonds, orzo is actually pasta. It means “barley” in Italian. It is used … Read more